02-13-2018: Microsoft Integrates Blockchain-Based Decentralized IDs to Authenticator

This Monday Microsoft revealed its plans to integrate Blockchain-based decentralized IDs (DIDs) into its Microsoft Authenticator app to manage identity data and cryptographic keys. The app, was launched in August of 2016 and is used by millions. Microsoft is looking to provide a new model of digital identity that would …

02-03-2018: UPS Plans New Decentralized Locker System w/ Bitcoin Payments

Cloud mining service Coinmint has won approval to take over an abandoned smelter for Bitcoin mining operations on Tuesday, Jan. 30. As local news broadcaster WWNYTV reports Thursday along with local government documentation, lawmakers in upstate New York voted in favor of awarding subsidiary North Country Data Center (NCDC) 15 …

01-30-2018: Samsung Manufactures ASIC Cryptocurrency Mining Chips

Samsung has confirmed it is now manufacturing specialized cryptocurrency mining chips after reports to that effect surfaced this week. South Korean news outlet The Bell first revealed the news, stating that Samsung was kicking off manufacturing in January, aiming to provide application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) to an unnamed Chinese mining …