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29 Apr

CryptoCoinsNews

Japan Sees a New Blockchain Industry Consortium Established
CryptoCoinsNews
The likes of Microsoft Japan and Ethereum-coder collective ConsenSys together with an array of Japanese Fintech startups and technology companies have banded together to form the Blockchain Collaborative Consortium. In a statement via a press release, ...

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28 Apr

CoinDesk

Microsoft Japan Among 34 Tech Firms to Launch Blockchain Consortium
CoinDesk
The Blockchain Collaborative Consortium includes a wide range of companies ranging from Microsoft Japan to Brooklyn-based ConsenSys, as well as a variety of established Japanese technology companies and startups. The makeup of the membership ...

27 Apr

BCCC Microsoft Japan, ConsenSys And Others Establish Japans First Blockchain Consortium
EconoTimes
34 companies that research, develop and deploy blockchain technology have come together to establish the consortium for the purpose of educating the public about, researching and developing, and promoting investment in blockchain technology and ...

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18 Apr

Softpedia News (blog)

Microsoft Offers Free Skype Calls in Japan and Ecuador Following Earthquakes
Softpedia News (blog)
Both Japan and Ecuador have been hit by devastating earthquakes, and in order to help victims and those living in these countries make sure that their friends and relatives are safe, Microsoft is offering free Skype calls for the next few days. In ...

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18 Apr

BetaNews

Microsoft helps friends and families of Japanese earthquake victims with free Skype calls
BetaNews
While many people worry about terrorism as a threat to human lives, and understandably so, mother nature can be quite destructive too. Between natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, nature can be downright scary. Speaking of ...

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10 Apr

Gigjets

Minecraft 3D Printing Used To Teach Students Basic Coding
Gigjets
It seems that Microsoft Japan has finally decided to use Minecraft 3D Printing in order to teach students basic coding. Microsoft Japan has teamed up with Kabuku, a Japanese 3D printing service for a pilot tutorial project, which will introduce ...

9 Apr

3DPrint.com

Microsoft Japan Uses 3D Printing and Minecraft to Teach Students Basic Coding
3DPrint.com
Microsoft Japan has decided to use this approach to technology education with their new attempt to bring coding, programming and 3D printing into Japanese middle schools. The Japan-based Microsoft subsidiary teamed up with Japanese 3D printing ...

6 Apr

3ders.org (blog)

Kabuku and Microsoft Japan launch Minecraft-based educational coding and 3D printing project
3ders.org (blog)
Our generation of makers can, almost universally, trace back our roots to playing with Legos and similar building toys. But as is the case with everything, today's kids learn things digitally. Recognizing that shift, Microsoft Japan has teamed up with ...

8 Mar

The Japan Times

Pepper the robot to offer tailored services in Japanese retail shops
The Japan Times
Pepper the humanoid robot will start offering tailored customer services in retail shops by using online data analysis. SoftBank Robotics Corp., which developed Pepper, will start selling the next-generation services this fall with Microsoft Japan Co ...

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20 Feb

Trillion dollar Japanese financial group explores blockchain technology solutions
Brave New Coin
The other is a collaboration to use Microsoft's Azure Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) with three local companies, Information Services International-Dentsu (ISID), CurrencyPort, and Microsoft Japan. Headquartered in Tokyo, the group claims to have 24 ...

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