This week Microsoft announced a few updates to their Azure Blockchain Workbench, a platform for building blockchain applications. The release of v 1.6.0 brings with it new features including application versions, an egress messaging API, and streamlined smart contract development.
CoinMarketCap has announced the creation of the Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance, which aims to promote transparency and accountability within the crypto space. The company hopes the alliance will result in greater empowerment for users looking to make informed cryptocurrency decisions.
Bits of Gold is a leading cryptocurrency exchange in Israel. Although cryptocurrency adoption in Israel continues to lag behind the rest of the world, Bits of Gold believes that an API that allows customers to pay in cryptocurrency and merchants to receive the value in dollars or Shekels will help.