Metaverse

Meta starts testing NFTs as Facebook posts as part of Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse quest

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Jesse Smith created The Tadpole Interleukin NFT after being inspired by a walk in the forest. Jesse Smith Facebook NFT posts with the "digital collectible" label do not link to...
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This Week In XR: Mona Metaverse Raises $14.6 Million, Niantic Teams With NBA For AR Game, Immerse Language Learning In VR

3 days ago   |   Forbes

You can jump right into The Metaverse from your browser today. Right now.
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All the ways marketing and advertising are shaping the metaverse

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Wendy's The metaverse is getting a big boost from Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech giants. Marketers are scrambling to play in these virtual spaces, with NFTs, gaming...
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Atmos Labs is building a virtual world for sci-fi sports

Atmos Labs is building a virtual world for sci-fi sports

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Atmos Labs recently raised $11 million in seed funding for Atmos, a competition-based virtual world set in a sci-fi universe.
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The Metaverse is Still Messy

4 days ago   |   Wired

This week, we talk with author and venture capitalist Matthew Ball about the metaverse and whether this next generation of the internet will ever really materialize.
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Kevin Hart Extends Media Omnipresence Into Animation, Web3, NFTs With Roku Originals Deal

4 days ago   |   Forbes

The already near-omnipresent Kevin Hart is now moving into animation, NFTs and the Metaverse over the next week, even as he kicks off a U.S. tour in New Orleans. An original...
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Newzoo: More than 500 companies are building the metaverse

Newzoo: More than 500 companies are building the metaverse

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The number of companies working on the metaverse grew from 200 in July 2022 to more than 500 now, Newzoo said.
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Orlando will test if a physical city can be the center of the metaverse

Orlando will test if a physical city can be the center of the metaverse

5 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Orlando wants to be the center of the metaverse. The Florida city has teamed up with Unity Technologies, the game engine maker, to create a digital twin of the city. The city...
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90 Harvard MBAs held a class reunion in the metaverse thanks to COVID. It shows the potential of VR, but the tech will need to improve before it becomes mainstream

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

After a talk by author, and course leader, Ranjay Gulati, attendees networked in a virtual plaza. Mesmerize 90 Harvard alumni from 28 countries met up in the metaverse for a...
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Rec Room hits 75M lifetime users and $1M in creator payouts for Q1

Rec Room hits 75M lifetime users and $1M in creator payouts for Q1

10 days ago   |   Venture Beat

The social virtual world Rec Room has amassed 75 million lifetime users since 2016, and it paid out more than $1 million for creators in Q1.
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Akron officials release video of police killing of Jayland Walker

Akron officials release video of police killing of Jayland Walker

**Warning: The police body cam footage seen above is disturbing.** AKRON, Ohio - Akron city officials on Sunday released more details in the police shooting of Jayland Walker... Read more ...

After huge crash, driver says Formula 1's halo device saved him

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These Latino gamers are blazing a path for the next generation of game designers

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Jacob deGrom of Mets Dominates in Rehab Start

Jacob deGrom's first rehab start went well, and Max Scherzer is slated to return to the starting rotation on Tuesday. Will that be enough to offset an offensive downturn? Read more ...

What movies to stream and TV to watch on July 4, 2022

What movies to stream and TV to watch on July 4, 2022

Whether you're on a family beach vacation, out watching fireworks or just relaxing at home, there are a slew of movies, TV shows and specials to watch and stream. Here's your... Read more ...

Sharing Music Rescued My Relationship With My Teenager

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Diana Charity Twitter Account Responds To Harry, William Hate Comments

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UN: Libya's Tarhuna could have 100 mass graves

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Water main break floods section of Banksville Road, police say

Water main break floods section of Banksville Road, police say

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