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Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build ‘Useful’ Blockchain Applications

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build ‘Useful’ Blockchain Applications

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella closed out Sibos 2017 with what sounded an awful lot like a challenge. At day three of the annual financial conference, hosted by interbank messaging service Swift, Nadella provided a footnote on what was otherwise an event focused largely on collaboration between fintech startups, but which left blockchain out of the¬†spotlight¬†during […]

Microsoft Plays Blockchain Matchmaker with Azure Council Creation

Microsoft Plays Blockchain Matchmaker with Azure Council Creation

Microsoft is stepping into a new role as matchmaker in its creation of the Microsoft Azure Blockchain Council. Confirmed in new statements to CoinDesk, the council has been established to better connect those looking for distributed ledger tools with the kinds of companies that can build those tools. Spurred by requests for proposals sent to […]