Microsoft Joins Forces with Ripple Labs

In October, Microsoft has announced its intent to include a blockchain platform in its Azure cloud service with Ethereum. Now it became known that the corporation cooperates with Ripple in further development of its BaaS (blockchain-as-a-service) toolkit.

Satoshi Nakamoto’s True Identity May Have Been Revealed

According to Wired.com‘s investigation, the real-life identity of bitcoin’s inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto, might have been finally disclosed. If the reports are correct, the man behind Nakamoto is a 45 years old Australian scientist and â€?serial entrepreneur’ Craig Steven Wright.

FTC Plans to Ensure Privacy on the Internet of Things

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission, which functions as an entity preventing illicit actions in various trading operations, has appointed Lorrie Cranor, an expert in online privacy and security, as its chief technologist. Previously she headed the Carnegie Mellon CyLab’s privacy lab, wrote over a hundred.