Microsoft Ventures will invest in India for blockchain and IoT start-ups

Venture capital investment arm of the global tech giant Microsoft is returning to India. The focus of their investment efforts will be Indian start-ups working on blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous vehicles. Microsoft Ventures, i.e. the venture capital…

Coca-Cola Asked US Department of State’s Help to Combat Forced Labor using Blockchain

Coca-Cola together with two other firms has strike a deal with the U.S. State Department to fight forced labor all over the world through the use of blockchain’s digital ledger technology. The digital ledger will help create a secure registry…

Satellite Launched to Space using Blockchain ?

Singapore-based blockchain start-up Spacechain has launched a satellite into space in partnership with another blockchain company Qtum. A Canada-based blockchain company, Blockstream, has also launched a satellite. With these developments, blockchain technology has started making its foray into space. Internet…

Coinbase Signals for possible Acquisitions After Hiring Silicon Valley Dealmaker Emilie Choi

Coinbase has hired a Silicon Valley Dealmaker and a former LinkedIn executive as the cryptocurrency exchange – the largest U.S. Bitcoin exchange and crypto brokerage giant explore a series of value-adding mergers and acquisitions. Emilie Choi started her first day…

Bitfury launches solution to help law-enforcement agencies in investigating crimes committed using Bitcoin

Author – Anujit , Bangalore, India San Francisco, California, USA-based Bitfury, the Bitcoin mining giant and blockchain transaction processing company, has launched a collection of tools called Crystal that will help the law-enforcement agencies in investigation of crimes committed using…

State government of Indian state Karnataka explores blockchain to improve e-governance:

Author – Anujith U The state government of Karnataka, a state in the southern part of India , is exploring blockchain technology, for e-governance. A hackathon named “Blockchain Hackathon for Governance” will be held in the state capital Bengaluru, better…

Microsoft Resumes Bitcoin Payments after a temporary halt

Tech giant Microsoft on 10th Jan resumed accepting bitcoin as a payment option after temporarily halting it last week due to the instability of BTC and high transaction fees. Microsoft has allowed users to pay for goods and services using…