Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft Experimenting with Ripple on Azure Blockchain Developer Environment

Microsoft has announced that it has taken an interest in Ripple and how this distributed payment network can be integrated into its existing blockchain developer platform on Azure. Marley Gray, director of technology strategy at Microsoft, provided an update on the status of Microsoft’s current Ripple experimentation: “We’re exploring how the Interledger Protocol can be used by the Azure enterprise and developer community to enable new and novel use cases …
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New Microsoft Fund Targets Blockchain and Internet Connectivity Developers

Bitcoin adoption will thrive once more people gain access to affordable Internet access. Most people assume everyone in the world has access to the Internet, but there are still billions of people waiting to be connected. Mobile Internet connectivity is not always a viable option either, but that situation might be about to change, thanks to Microsoft’s new initiative. Also read: Can Bitcoin Save Dwindling Black Friday Sales? Microsoft Targets …
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Microsoft Dives In On The Blockchain

There have been a lot of headlines lately about the growing interest in blockchain technology from banks around the world. While Bitcoin remains something of an unproven resource — valuable but nowhere near the potential some people still envision — the public ledger used to track its transactions has proven to be of major interest to a number of industries. The idea of a blockchain system in which transactions are …
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