Microsoft Office / Source: Adobe The next generation of Microsoft (MSFT) devices may include greater support for crypto wallets, according to a report from Axios published on Monday, and the source claims that there are documents of detailed blueprints that were disclosed as part of an ongoing lawsuit between Microsoft and the Federal Trading Commission. The American company is trying to prevent the giant tech company from buying Activision’s Blizzard for $69 billion; According to these documents, Microsoft plans to launch a group of new products, including gaming devices, phones, browsers, computers, and a new cloud system.
These devices are prepared to provide more support for crypto wallets, and the reason for calling crypto “wallets” by this name is due to the role they serve in the world of the third web, as they are similar in function to a physical wallet, except that the crypto wallet does not actually contain the digital currencies themselves, but rather contains the necessary data. To access those currencies (private keys) that allow access to the crypto address on the blockchain for a specific currency, and thus use it.
Axios warned in its report that Microsoft's plans may be subject to change significantly from the time these documents were announced, and the company has not yet responded to requests from media outlets to comment on the matter. However, the news that one of the most influential companies in the world is moving to adopt crypto more into its devices remains a potential and positive factor for the crypto market in general, by making Web3 services more available and easier to use for those who are newly joining the crypto sector, as it will then be achieved. The widespread spread and adoption that supporters of this movement in general hope for.
Microsoft is making its way further into the crypto world
Expanding support for Third Web services - such as wallets on next-generation devices - is not the only move the company has made in the crypto sector this year, as the tech giant announced a partnership with the layer-one blockchain protocol Aptos, which was built by former Facebook employees ( :META) against the backdrop of the development of the platform’s failed blockchain project (Libra/Deim) this summer.
This partnership was encouraged by Microsoft's desire to develop new blockchain products that rely on artificial intelligence. Microsoft and Aptos have agreed to explore the option of blockchain-based financial products that could expand the uses of blockchain, including the financial representation of digital assets and currencies for central banks. On the other hand, it announced Microsoft announced a partnership with LeverFi to launch a solution powered by artificial intelligence that aims to overcome the challenges facing the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector.