How Microsoft Will Move To The Web 3.0, Blockchain Division To Expand

How Microsoft Will Move To The Web 3.0, Blockchain Division To Expand

Tech giant Microsoft will expand its blockchain team, according to this department Director of Strategy and Transformation, Blockchain, and Cloud Hardware Supply Chain Yorke Rhodes. Via his Twitter account, Rhodes called on potential candidates and everyone “obsessed with Turing complete, scarce programmable objects”. Related Reading | How Microsoft Is Building A Decentralized Internet On Top […]

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