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Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard for Almost $70 Billion

The acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft was the major news this week. Microsoft revealed today that it would pay $68.7 billion for Activision Blizzard, a game company. Microsoft has put a foot forward for turning into the world’s third-biggest gaming organization as far as revenue, following Sony and Tencent.    Last year, the new…

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A Guide to Using Blockchain Service on Microsoft Azure

The market for cloud services is currently growing at a rapid pace. All modern technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, and web and mobile app hosting require heavy computing power. This is where cloud computing platforms come into the picture. They allow both businesses and individuals to…

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Will Decentralized Office Apps Replace Microsoft and Google?

It is an undeniable fact that the tech world is one of the most dynamic segments in the entire universe. The situation today is such that the whole world is suddenly behind a particular technology, and the next minute, the same technology becomes obsolete. One such new concept that has emerged is the DApps or…

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Microsoft Reveals Blockchain Tokens Platform for Minting Crypto Tokens

Every year, theAzure’shain developments are only increasing, and very recently, Microsoft has revealed its new token minting platform for its cloud services arm, Microsoft Azure. Software giant Microsoft is known to be one among the first companies to accept Bitcoin for payment. It has now created a mint to help in issuing a wide range…

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Microsoft Adds Blockchain Tools And No-Code AI On Power Apps

In the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, James Phillips, Vice President for Business Applications in the American multinational Microsoft, announced plans to enhance their Power platform. Power platform is the new name given to a collection of Microsoft Tools such as PowerBI, Power Apps, and Microsoft Flow. Microsoft Flow has been designed to automate workflows. As…

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Coffee Tracking Blockchain Platform To Be Developed By Starbucks

As revealed by Microsoft, the Seattle, Washington-based coffee giant plans to use blockchain technology which underpins Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It will use the blockchain platform, Microsoft Azure, to develop the coffee tracking platform. It is done to monitor the journey of the coffee right from farms to stores and until it reaches the coffee…

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Microsoft’s Azure Launches A New Development Kit For Ethereum

In a blog post released by Microsoft on 6 May, the company has announced the release of a new Azure blockchain development kit for Ethereum. This is done to simplify the development of blockchain technology and for making its development accessible. Azure is Microsoft’s cloud-computing platform. It is flexible, open, and enterprise-grade which helps build,…

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R3 Partners With SBI To Accelerate Corda Adoption In Japan

The blockchain is a revolutionary technology that has taken the world in its grip. It has transformed industry and business operations like never before. Japenese inclination towards technology is known to everyone. The country is actively promoting Blockchain and has always favored the use of this technology for the betterment of the future. Well, the…

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Facebook Beefs Up Its Blockchain Efforts With Startup Hires

Last ten years have been remarkable as far as technological growth is concerned. We have seen Blockchain emerge and rise in these years and becoming an integral part of most of the business operations. Last year in May, Facebook announced its inclination towards exploring Blockchain application for the benefit of the company and it also…

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Ripple To Launch Blockchain Research Scholarship Programme

If you are a technology stalwart, then you must be aware of the Blockchain and its application. The decade-old technology has disrupted almost all the business verticals and is paving the way for new development. Additionally, it has also opened the gateway for new job opportunities. As and when the companies plan to explore DLT,…