Microsoft’s Blockchain Obsession, Including ID Push, Is Good for Bitcoin

By CCN: Does Microsoft consider blockchain to be the strongest technology in the world? Who knows, but they sure seem to recognize its growing mainstream status and view it as a potential moneymaker. The company recently announced that it would be building a decentralized identity (DID) network on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, the oldest …

IBM Smashes Analyst Estimates, But Can it Catch Cloud Rivals Amazon & Google?

IBM smashed analysts’ earning estimates, but will it be able to catch rivals Amazon and Google for the cloud computing throne? | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Remember when IBM was the technology trailblazer? It seemed every innovation out of Big Blue took off, leaving any other company that dared to compete in the dust. Well, …

Bitcoin on Track to Transfer More Value Than Mastercard Daily

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn With a daily transaction volume of over $8 billion, Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to overtake Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the world, in volume. On October 30, Mastercard released its financial results of the third quarter of 2018. Year-to-date, the credit card company has processed around $4.4 trillion. …