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Regtech Mirrorweb Joins Microsoft Scaleup Program

Mirrorweb, a web archiving and monitoring solution used by financial services firms and governments, has been selected to participate in the Microsoft ScaleUp program, an exclusive initiative that grants a small number of high-growth companies access to Microsoft’s sales, marketing, and technical support. Mirrorweb shares… Read More

COVID-19 Prevention: Baseline Protocol Developers Propose Blockchain-enabled Coronavirus Contact Tracing Solution

The developers of Baseline, an enterprise-grade smart contract and tokenization platform created by Microsoft, Ernst & Young (EY), and Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, aim to solve a number of flaws reportedly found in Apple and Google’s proposal for Coronavirus (COVID-19) tracking projects. Google and Apple… Read More

iComply Joins Forces With Microsoft to Enable Remote KYC & AML Verification

Canadian regtech company iComply Investor Services announced on Friday it has joined forces with Microsoft to offer its intelligent KYC and AML services through over 64,000 Microsoft solutions providers worldwide. The collaboration reportedly enables financial services providers to fast track their digital transition and enable a… Read More

Digital Receipts Firm Ethoca, a Division of Mastercard, to Extend its Services to Microsoft Customers

Ethoca, a division of payments giant Mastercard, has revealed that it’s extending one of its ongoing collaborative initiatives, which allows Microsoft Corporation customers to get convenient access to digital or online receipts. Users may access the digital receipts provided by Ethoca via their regular mobile-based… Read More

Microsoft Launches “Money in Excel” Experience Powered By Plaid

U.S. fintech Plaid announced earlier this week it is now powering Microsoft’s Money in Excel experience. Plaid reported that Money in Excel features a Plaid integration and the capabilities essentially turn the spreadsheet software into a fintech app. Plaid also revealed that the new experience… Read More

ThetaRay, Provider of Big Data and AI-enhanced Analytics Tools, Joins Microsoft’s Partner Program to Offer AML Solution

ThetaRay, a provider of Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced analytics tools, has joined Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) partner program, One Commercial Partner, which provides various cloud-powered solutions. ThetaRay’s anti-money laundering (AML) solution for correspondent banking can be accessed through Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace. A large US bank… Read More

Bakkt Raises $300 Million Backed by Microsoft, Boston Consulting Group & More

Bakkt has raised $300 million in a funding round led by very big names including Microsoft’s M12, PayU, Boston Consulting Group, Goldfinch Partners, CMT Digital, and Pantera Capital. Of course, Bakkt’s sibling the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) participated as well. The Form D (506b) filed with… Read More

Digital Transformation: Standard Bank South Africa to Migrate Core SAP Cloud-based Platform to Microsoft Azure

Standard Bank South Africa recently revealed that its migrating its core SAP cloud-powered platform to Microsoft Azure, in order to enhance customer experience and to be able to more effectively deploy new solutions. By teaming up with tech giant Microsoft, the financial institution hopes to… Read More

EY Announces “Baseline Protocol” Blockchain, Open-Sourced in the Public Domain, Partners with Microsoft, ConsenSys

EY, a global consultancy active in the blockchain sector, has announced a “Baseline Protocol” for the Ethereum blockchain that has been placed in the public domain. EY has partnered with Microsoft as well as ConseSys on the project. Inviduals can express their interest in contributing… Read More

Commercial Blockchain Developer Lition Confirms that Microsoft has Integrated its DLT-based Solution to its Azure Cloud Marketplace

Lition, the developer of a commercial blockchain network, confirmed on February 18 that tech giant Microsoft has integrated its distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based solution to its Azure cloud marketplace.   The integration with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform notably makes Lition one of the few public (permissionless)… Read More

Digital Transformation: Deutsche Bank Is Accepting Bids from Amazon, Google, Microsoft to Help Upgrade its Legacy IT Systems

Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB), a global investment bank and financial services company based in Frankfurt, Germany and dual-listed in New York Stock Exchange and Frankfurt Stock Exchange (with  €1.34 trillion assets), is reportedly inviting project bids from Amazon, Google and Microsoft in order to upgrade its… Read More

Microsoft Azure Adds New Tokenization and Blockchain-based Data Management Services

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) blockchain-powered cloud-based service Microsoft Azure has added new tokenization and DLT-enabled data management services. The Redmond, Washington-based multinational technology company formally announced the introduction of Azure Blockchain Tokens and a blockchain data manager tool in a blog post published on December 6…. Read More

Microsoft’s Azure Managed Service that Enables Ledger-based Tokens Now Available for Preview

Microsoft has been working in the distributed ledger space for years now. Yesterday, as part of its foray into blockchain technology, Microsoft announced that Azure Blockchain Tokens is now in preview. Azure Blockchain Tokens is a new Azure managed service that enables users to speed… Read More

Russia’s Largest Bank Sberbank and Microsoft to Use Artificial Intelligence for Robotic Cash Handling

Sberbank Rossii PAO (MCX:SBER) and Microsoft Research (MSR) announced a joint initiative to explore the use of Microsoft’s artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in robotics. The project involves training robots to interact with real-world objects in the same way that humans do. Researchers at Sberbank will… Read More

Microsoft and Intel Are Backing a Token Rewards System Developed By Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) are supporting a new token reward system developed by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a standards organization that creates open, blockchain specifications that enhance interoperability for businesses. The EEA is one of the world’s largest blockchain consortiums with… Read More

Microsoft and hubii to Officially Announce Ethereum Scaling Solution nahmii

Nahmii, a new scaling solution focused on making Ethereum ready for enterprise-level application development, will be revealed at an upcoming blockchain event co-hosted by hubii and Microsoft. Jacobo Toll-Messia, the CEO of hubii, the developer of nahmii, says: ‘‘Working closely with Microsoft will give nahmii… Read More

5 Household Brands Actually Innovating with Blockchain

While Facebook has stolen the show with news of Libra and its cadre of notable brand partners, the community also values the many other household brands that have pioneered with blockchain. Just a few short years ago, distributed-ledger technology was the domain of a small… Read More

Microsoft Meets Bitcoin: Computing Giant Using Bitcoin as Base Layer for Open Digital Identity Network

During the ICO (initial coin offering) heyday of 2016 and 2017, no less than 28 “identity protection projects” raised money from investors through ICOs hosted on Ethereum. Token sellers promised to build systems that would allow individuals to control access to identifying information cached about… Read More

Microsoft’s Bing Search Platform Banned 5 Million Cryptocurrency Ads in 2018

Microsoft has stated in its “Ad quality year in review 2018” report that it, “ban(ned) cryptocurrency content from our advertising platform and blocked more than 5 million ads containing cryptocurrency content,” to prevent the platform from being used to transmit fraud.” The company says that while… Read More

Corporate Payment Protection Solutions Provider nsKnox Secures $15 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Viola Ventures & Microsoft’s M12

nsKnox, a provider of corporate payment protection solutions, announced on Tuesday it secured $15 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Viola Ventures and M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, with the participation of Discount Capital, the investment arm of Israel Discount Bank, and previous… Read More

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