Microsoft Is Working to Make Blockchain Faster and More Popular

Microsoft Is Working to Make Blockchain Faster and More Popular 

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  • Microsoft Is Working to Make Blockchain Faster and More Popular

    Microsoft is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private, as it looks to speed up use of the distributed database software by enterprises.

  • The company said on Thursday that it had developed a system called Coco Framework, which connects to different blockchain networks to solve some of the issues that have slowed down their adoption, including speed and privacy concerns.
  • It is currently compatible with Ethereum, one of the most popular types of blockchains and can make it roughly 100 times faster, Microsoft said.
  • “We expect this to be the foundation for blockchain for enterprise,” Mark Russinovich, chief technology officer of Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing division, said at a press briefing.
  • Microsoft’s msft technology would make it easier for firms to control who can see what on a network without making the system slower.

Microsoft Is Working to Make Blockchain Faster and More Popular
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Microsoft Unveils Technology to Speed Up Blockchain and Its Adoption

  • NEW YORK — Microsoft Corp is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private, as it looks to speed up use of the distributed database software by enterprises.
  • The company said on Thursday that it had developed a system called Coco Framework, which connects to different blockchain networks to solve some of the issues that have slowed down their adoption, including speed and privacy concerns.
  • Coco, whose names stands for Confidential Consortium, will be ready and made open source by 2018, Microsoft said.
  • It is currently compatible with Ethereum, one of the most popular types of blockchains and can make it roughly 100 times faster, Microsoft said.
  • “We expect this to be the foundation for blockchain for enterprise,” Mark Russinovich, chief technology officer of Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing division, said at a press briefing.

Microsoft Corp is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private, as it looks to speed up use of the distributed database software by enterprises.
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Microsoft unveils technology to speed up blockchain and its adoption

Microsoft unveils technology to speed up blockchain and its adoption $MSFT

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    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private, as it looks to speed up use of the distributed database software by enterprises.

  • The company said on Thursday that it had developed a system called Coco Framework, which connects to different blockchain networks to solve some of the issues that have slowed down their adoption, including speed and privacy concerns.
  • It is currently compatible with Ethereum, one of the most popular types of blockchains and can make it roughly 100 times faster, Microsoft said.
  • “We expect this to be the foundation for blockchain for enterprise,” Mark Russinovich, chief technology officer of Azure, Microsoft’s cloud computing division, said at a press briefing.
  • Microsoft’s technology would make it easier for firms to control who can see what on a network without making the system slower.

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is working on technology that it believes can make blockchain-based systems faster and more private, as it looks to speed up use of the distributed database software by enterprises. Coco, whose names stands for Confidential Consortium, will be ready and made open source by 2018
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Buying with bitcoin helped make this homebuyer a $1.3 million profit on his new house

Buying with #bitcoin helped make this homebuyer a $1.3 million profit on his new house

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One bitcoin enthusiast managed to luck into not only a new house, but a $1.3 million profit. Rather than taking out a mortgage, a recent California homebuyer decided to purchase a $4 million estate with the cryptocurrency bitcoin.
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Runners Help Each Other After Fall: ‘Get Up. We Have to Finish This.’

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@Million_Bitcoin: “Two runners fell hard during the 5,000 meters. They helped each other finish. …”


American Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin of New Zealand both fell in the women’s 5,000 meters. They helped each other up and finished the race.


Runners Help Each Other After Fall: ‘Get Up. We Have to Finish This.’