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Bing search engine from Microsoft announced a ban on any advertising associated with cryptocurrencies by July 2018

Bing search engine from Microsoft announced a ban on any advertising associated with cryptocurrencies by July 2018

Bing search from Microsoft has joined other Internet giants announcing that it will ban in your network advertising associated with cryptocurrencies, by July 2018. According to an official blog post made on may 15, the main reason for the company’s decision to ban “advertising of crypto-currencies” and “products related to cryptocurrency”, is the current unregulated… More

Microsoft will use the blockchain of Bitcoin. Presentation of the new system will take place on may 16

Microsoft will use the blockchain of Bitcoin. Presentation of the new system will take place on may 16

This news is incredibly important not only for Bitcoin but for the entire cryptocurrency community as a whole. Wednesday, may 16 at 9:10 am, Microsoft will present the world “Decentralized identification for decentralized world.” During this presentation, Microsoft has teamed up with Sovrin, Blockstack and uPort will tell you why the world needs a decentralized… More

Microsoft has blocked more than 400,000 attempts by the crypto virus

Microsoft has blocked more than 400,000 attempts by the crypto virus

Microsoft Defender Antivirus blocked 400,000 attempts to infect computers with Trojan for mining cryptocurrency within 12 hours. The attack started on 6 March and its purpose was installation of advanced version of a Trojan called Dofoil (or Smoke Loader). For of intrusion attempts used a very complex and diverse mechanisms. Most of the attacks, or… More

Microsoft is implementing an ID system based on the blockchain

Microsoft is implementing an ID system based on the blockchain

Microsoft announced its plans for the integration of decentralized identification systems based on blockchain (DID) in the Microsoft Authenticator app. Reportedly, Microsoft wants to create a new model of digital identification, which is not controlled by any centralized institution and will guarantee the privacy of personal data. At the same time, users will be able… More

Microsoft started accepting bitcoin payments

Microsoft started accepting bitcoin payments

Tech giant Microsoft Corporation is again accepting bitcoin payments in its online store. Microsoft first added the option of payment in bitcoins for digital products in 2014, allowing US customers to use the cryptocurrency to buy content including apps, games and videos from Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. During this time the company three times… More

Microsoft no longer accepts bitcoin as payment at Microsoft Store

Microsoft no longer accepts bitcoin as payment at Microsoft Store

Microsoft Corporation has removed the option of payment “Bitcoin” from the list of active payment instruments. The company was one of the first who started to accept bitcoin, as its former CEO bill gates expressed his support for the idea of cryptocurrency. This information was confirmed in the customer support: The main reason, apparently, is… More