Tag: Azure

Microsoft Announces the Launch of Project Springfield

Microsoft’s newest venture, Project Springfield, has been revealed. It uses in-house testing technology for Windows and Office apps, as well as using whitebox fuzzing technology to sniff out flaws that lead to crashes. Microsoft started testing a cloud-based bug detector. Microsoft is calling Project Springfield one of its most advanced tools when it comes to finding potentially harmful vulnerabilities. The project uses whitebox fuzzing. This technology is reported to have …
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Expanse – Community Driven Smart Contracts Platform and Cryptocurrency

Expanse is a community driven cryptocurency and a smart contracts platform much like Ethereum and Lisk. It was first announced in September of 2015 and differs from its competitors by utilizing a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) in order to make decisions to the design, operation, development path, and investment strategy of the project. Unlike Ethereum and Lisk, Expanse did not have an ICO phase and the team’s main focus was on fair coin …
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Six New Partners Added to Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain Service Platform

Microsoft has announced new additions to its Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service platform. In today’s blog post, Marley Gray, Director of BizDev & Strategy of Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft, unveiled five new alternative blockchains that Azure developers will have access to; decentralized KYC/AML/Credit service Algorythmix; community-based smart contract platform Expanse; hybrid algorithm digital currency Influx; privacy-oriented digital currency Monero, Proof-Of-Stake cryptocurrency Radium; open source blockchain application development environment Tendermint. Gray said that …
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Microsoft Azure Adds Five New Blockchains to its Developer Ecosystem

In his most recent post, Marley Gray, Director of BizDev & Strategy of Cloud and Enterprise at Microsoft, announced the addition of five new cryptocurrencies/blockchains to the Microsoft Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform; Ethereum-based prediction market Augur; JavaScript private blockchain platform Lisk; open-source digital asset platform BitShares; decentralized marketplace cryptocurrency Syscoin; smart contract platform Slock.it. The Azure BaaS platform has become so diverse in the past several months that Marley Gray …
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