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Microsoft’s new addition to Blockchain-as-a-Service to improve its utility for enterprises

Microsoft recently introduced Enterprise Smart Contracts to make it easier for enterprises to build powerful blockchain applications. Two years back, the company launched Azure “Blockchain-as-a-Service.” The goal was to give developers an environment to build useful apps using blockchain. Blockchain is a technology that stores bitcoin or other cryptocurrency transactions and acts as a digital ledger. It interests the banking and finance sectors, who can use it for secure and private transactions. Since the launch of Blockchain as a service, Microsoft was trying to understand what else customers needed to build applications. In a blog, Marley Gray, Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering said, “Our customers and partners often say to us – Ok, you’ve made it easy for me...

BitcoinWebHosting.net to Accept Bitcoins as Payment for Anonymous Web Hosting Services

Web hosting industry has seen several big players accepting Bitcoin as a payment option over the last few months, however, today marked the launch of  BitcoinWebHosting.net, a first of its kind  web hosting provider that accepts Bitcoin for their privacy minded hosting solutions, which include anonymous web hosting services and anonymous domain registration. Whether you need simple website hosting, or a dedicated server, we have a solution that will meet your needs. We even offer DDoS protection – and all of our services can be purchased with Bitcoin. – Robert Lons, Co-Founder and CMO, BitcoinWebHosting.net. As per BitcoinWebHosting.net’s privacy policy, the company only requires customers to provide their email address. When paying with Bitcoin, Western Union, or MoneyGram customers...

Namecheap offers Discount on Domain Transfers & Hosting on Earth day 2013 to Support WWF & Rainforest Alliance

Domain name registrar Namecheap has announced special promo codes and discounts on the eve of Earth Day 2013  in a bid to support World Wildlife Fund and  Rainforest Alliance, two  eco-conscious organizations. Customers have two coupon codes to choose from: they can use the  coupon code “SAVETHEFOREST” if they want to help the Rainforest Alliance or  “DONATE2WWF” if they want to help WWF. Every com, net, org, info or biz domain name transferred using either of the two coupons today will cost only $5.99 (normally $10.69).  The coupons can also be availed to get a  60% off on shared hosting. Namecheap will donate $1 from every domain  transfer and hosting purchase to either WWF or the Rainforest Alliance, based on customer’s choice. At the time of writing this article, Name...

What Are Bitcoins? How Do Bitcoins Work? (Bitcoins- A Complete Guide- Part1)

Bitcoins, the currency on the tech world’s lips lately, sounds endlessly fascinating and builds up curiosity as it is supposedly the first time in the history of mankind that people’ve a way to hold and transfer value without any other person involved or having control over it. It gives  complete ownership of money both in storage and transfer. Nobody can prevent you from having it. Nobody can prevent you from spending it.  I was hooked up with the whole premise but was skeptical whether a man of the street like me, who is no cryptography expert, can understand the working intricacies of a concept like Bitcoin which works on cold hard mathematics. However, after reading extensively about it on the internet, I realized that it is fairly easy to understand and an average guy with just basic ...

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