Facebook is looking into cryptocurrency support for its platform
Facebook is exploring plans to create its own cryptocurrency which would allow users to make electronic payments with a Bitcoin-like technology. Facebook had started studying blockchain about a year ago, and recently the firm c...
Microsoft resumes Bitcoin payment after a short halt
Last week we reported that Microsoft has halted payments using Bitcoins due to instability issues. The reason given was the high volatility and fees along with the overall instability of the coin. A spokesman has now confirmed tha...
Microsoft stops accepting Bitcoins because of its highly unstable nature
Microsoft has decided to stop accepting Bitcoins on the account that it is an unstable currency. As you might know, 2017 was a rollercoaster ride for Bitcoin as it broke all the old records. However, this proved to be bad for sell...
Latest Opera beta update comes with an innovative anti-Bitcoin mining feature
Earlier this week, Opera released v50 release candidate build of their desktop web browser that includes an innovative anti-Bitcoin mining feature, improved VR support for Oculus and Chromecast, and more. Cryptocurrency is current...
Microsoft is joining IC3 to transform financial systems using blockchain
IC3 (Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts ) is an initiative of faculty members at Cornell University, Cornell Tech, UC Berkeley, UIUC and the Technion. Last week, Microsoft announced that they will join IC3 along with ot...
Official Bitpay Bitcoin wallet app comes to Windows 10 Mobile
Bitpay has released an official Bitcoin wallet app for Windows Phone into the Windows Store. The app joins the Copay bitcoin wallet app in the store, but improves on that app with better integration with BitPay’s consumer pa...
Bitcoin Currency Format Support Coming Soon To Microsoft Excel on Desktop and Mobile
Microsoft is working on BitCoin format support in Excel. When this feature becomes available, users can use Excel to track, calculate and analyze Bitcoin data using native Bitcoin number formatting options. This new feature will b...
Microsoft announces Project Bletchley, a modular blockchain fabric powered by Azure
Last November, Microsoft launched its Azure Blockchain as a Service (BaaS). Since then, they have been developing the technologies and ecosystem that will bring blockchain to enterprises, governments and people successfully. Based...
Microsoft joins Chamber of Digital Commerce to promote Blockchain tech
The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s largest trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry. Microsoft has now joined this group to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockch...
Microsoft Announces Partnership With R3 Consortium To Push Blockchain Tech To Financial Market
Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership with R3, a consortium of leading banking institutions, to help push blockchain technology into the financial services industry. Blockchain technology modernizes legacy financial pr...