Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

Microsoft continues its blockchain streak, empowering users to own personal data. Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity (DID) network built atop of the bitcoin network, which can potentially empower users all over the internet […]

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Trading Bots: Are They a Force for Good?

While some trading bots have gained popularity among crypto enthusiasts, others have been used by unregulated exchanges for nefarious means. Trading bots have become a staple of today’s markets — especially in the 24-hour cryptocurrency industry. But while some have gained popularity by enabling enthusiasts to execute their strategies automatically and keep on top of […]

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German State Announces Plan to Establish European Blockchain Institute

North Rhine-Westphalia has announced that it is founding the European Blockchain Institute in Dortmund later this year. The government of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) announced plans to establish the European Blockchain Institute to research blockchain technology in a press release on May 13. According to NRW Economics Minister Andreas Pinkwart, the European Blockchain […]

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Turkish University Opens Blockchain Center at Boston’s Northeastern University

Turkish Bahçeşehir University has reportedly opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University to provide informational support on the technology. Turkish Bahçeşehir University (BAU) has reportedly opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University (NEU) to provide informational support on blockchain technology, Daily Sabah reports on May 7. Apart from informational support, the BAU–NEU Blockchain Laboratory’s […]

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Vietnam: CMC Telecom, Akamai to Prevent DDoS Trading Floor Attacks for Blockchain Startups

The partnership aims to keep user data safe and prevent distributed denial-of-service attacks. Vietnam’s CMC Telecom and American cloud service provider Akamai have signed a joint agreement to deliver security services to a blockchain-based trading floor, according to a report shared on CMC’s website on May 2. Akamai is one of the biggest global distributed computing platforms, […]

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