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NFTs are finding applications beyond gaming. Microsoft has been quick to adopt them, but does this mean these tokens are actually becoming popular?
Microsoft Revives Nonfungible Tokens, Sparks Industry's Imagination
Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud service Microsoft Azure announced new tokenization and blockchain data management services.
Microsoft Azure Announces Blockchain Token and Data Management Service
Microsoft’s cloud platform Microsoft Azure announced the “Azure Heroes” blockchain non-fungible tokens aimed at rewarding its developer community.
Microsoft Announces Token Collectibles on Ethereum Blockchain
Microsoft is bolstering its blockchain offerings on the Azure platform through a series of partnerships, Insolar the latest to join.
Crypto Firms Join Azure as Microsoft Fights Amazon for Market Share
Founded by former JPMorgan blockchain specialists, Kadena launches its new enterprise blockchain product on Azure.
Startup Led by JPMorgan Veterans Brings Free BaaS Platform to Azure
Only a handful of the 1,700 layoffs recently announced by IBM affected its blockchain division, according to a report.
IBM’s Blockchain Division Largely Unscathed After Layoffs of 1,700: Report
Microsoft’s technology, known as FarmBeats, uses blockchain, drones and AI to improve productivity and reduce water consumption on farms.
Exclusive: Microsoft Registers Blockchain and AI Platform for Agriculture in Brazil