Tag: microsoft

Apr 05 2021

Microsoft ION's Daniel Buchner Wants To Decentralize Our Identities With Bitcoin

Apr 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture identification ion microsoft

The project is intended to decentralize identity, much like Bitcoin decentralized money.Microsoft recently announced that their ION v1 Decentralized Identity (DID) Layer 2 solution is now active on the Bitcoin mainnet. The DID technology enables identification of entities without relying on a...

Mar 25 2021

Microsoft’s ION Identity Layer for Bitcoin Is Now Live

Mar 25 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin business microsoft

Microsoft announced today that its ION layer for Bitcoin is complete, as reported in a blog post from the company. What Is ION? Microsoft's ION Network is a Decentralized Identity (DID) network built on top of the...

Microsoft Announces Completion Of ION V1 And Launch On Bitcoin Mainnet

Microsoft has launched its open-source, Layer 2 decentralized identification solution ION on top of Bitcoin mainnet.Microsoft has announced the completion of ION v1, a Decentralized Identifier (DID) technology, according to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The technology enables the...

Feb 12 2021

Microsoft & Enjin Team Up to Launch Special Edition Minecraft NFTs

Feb 12 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  enjin gaming microsoft nft nfts

Microsoft and Enjin have launched a special Edition NFT collection to celebrate the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science in the Azure Space Mystery educational game. An extension of Azure Heroes, a program aimed to recognize and reward contributors to the Azure platform, the NFTs will be usable by Minecraft players to [...] The post Microsoft & Enjin Team Up...

Feb 11 2021

Microsoft and Enjin Bring Cross-Platform Custom NFTs to Minecraft

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  enjin microsoft microsoft azure minecraft news

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, players earn badges while learning from prominent female scientists.

Feb 09 2021

Microsoft Makes Historic Soil Carbon Credit Purchase From Regen Network

World-renowned tech giant Microsoft has shown in recent times notable interest in natural ecosystem health as well as other aspects of environmental sustainability. With this in mind, Microsoft has purchased a significant amount of soil carbon credits from startup firm Regen Network. This sale stands as one of the biggest carbon credit sales in Australia. The carbon credit, according to a press release...

Jan 25 2021

Tanla Partners with Microsoft to Launch Blockchain Communication Platform

Jan 25 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  business microsoft tanla

An Indian company, Tanla, has announced its partnership with the tech giant to launch its end-to-end encrypted platform built on Microsoft Azure: Wisely. Wisely will be a blockchain-enabled Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) focused on offering enterprises and suppliers a private, secure, and trusted experience. The platform will also have a marketplace that will [...] The post Tanla Partners with Microsoft to...

Jan 21 2021

Microsoft, India’s Tanla Launch Encrypted Messaging Infrastructure Built With Blockchain

The edge-to-edge encrypted platform is built on Microsoft Azure and accessible by clients via an API.

Dec 14 2020

Microsoft, EY Expand Blockchain Platform for Gaming Rights to Include Payments

Microsoft, Ernst & Young LLP (EY) announced plans to use its blockchain platform to allow Microsoft’s Xbox gaming partners, artists, and content creators to track and manage their payments and royalty contracts.

Dec 01 2020

Hackers Using Monero Mining Malware as Decoy, Warns Microsoft

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crypto mining microsoft monero news tech

Crypto-jacking is giving nation-state hackers a decoy for their more malicious attacks, Microsoft cautioned in a report.

Nov 16 2020

Microsoft Exec Joins Blockchain Gaming Platform Enjin to Lead Enterprise Push

Nov 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business enjin hires microsoft news

Enjin is aiming to widen its enterprise focus with its latest hire hailing from over 20 years at tech giant Microsoft.

Nov 10 2020

Seattle Court Jails Ex-Microsoft Engineer for $10 Million Bitcoin Fraud

The court sentenced Volodymyr Kvashuk to nine years in prison for defrauding his employer.

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