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Amazon hardware exec takes another swipe at Zuckerberg’s metaverse fantasy

Amazon’s head of devices has said that he doesn’t want to live in a virtual world all day, and that he’d prefer to make devices that let people...

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Meta even brings up the metaverse when rebranding its payment system

Meta is planning to rename Facebook Pay, its payment system available across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, to Meta Pay...

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Instagram to begin testing NFTs this week in the US: All you need to know

These NFTs details will appear just like tagged profiles and products on Instagram. Users will see details like the name of the creator and owner by...

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Spotify announces to bring a music-themed virtual island on Roblox called Spotify Island

Spotify describes this island on Roblox as "a paradise of sound where fans and artists from all over the world can hang out and explore a...

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Bored Ape Yacht Club creator’s metaverse mint rocks the Ethereum blockchain

Yuga Labs, the creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection, raised $320 million after minting deeds to virtual plots of land in its upcoming...

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel thinks the metaverse is ‘ambiguous and hypothetical’

Rather than betting on the ‘hypothetical’ metaverse, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel says the company is focusing on how people spend their time in the...

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Facebook parent Meta to open its first physical retail store next month

In the Meta Store, one will be able to get hands-on experience with company's hardware products. Facebook’s parent company Meta...

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OnePlus 10 Pro gets featured in Metaverse for virtual unboxing experience: Watch video

You will be able to watch the design in a 3D model. You’ll also be able to flip it around to view the details of the device The world of...

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Bandai Namco’s Gundam ‘metaverse’ dream mixes esports, Web3, and Gunpla

Bandai Namco is making some big investments into the vaguely-defined idea of the metaverse, and it’s starting with the "Gundam Metaverse...

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Meta is working on a web version of its Horizon Worlds metaverse platform

Meta is planning to bring its Horizon Worlds social metaverse platform to the web, CTO Andrew "Boz" Bosworth said in a tweet. Being...

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Epic announces $2 billion in funding for its metaverse efforts

Sony and KIRKBI, an investment group with ties to Lego, have invested a total of $2 billion in Fortnite developer Epic Games to build the future of...

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Fortnite developer Epic Games and Lego team up to build a metaverse for kids

The metaverse world created by Epic Games and The Lego Group will be "family-friendly digital experience that will give kids access to tools...

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Epic and Lego partner to build a metaverse for kids

Fortnite developer Epic Games and Lego have announced a new partnership to create a kid-friendly version of the metaverse, though there’s little in...

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Steve Aoki on why he’s a ‘crypto believer’

Steve Aoki launched the Aokiverse. He calls it a mix of Web3, Web2, and IRL. He also talks about the changing landscape of the music business. I have...

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How to buy land in Metaverse: All you need to know

Several celebs and brands like Gucci, Snoop Dogg, Daler Mehndi, Warner Music Group and more have already bought land in the metaverse. ...

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Airtel hosts India’s first 5G-powered hologram interaction: Know details

During the event, the company played Kapil Dev’s famous 1983 Cricket World Cup match in 4K over 1Gbps network speed and 20ms low-latency. ...

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Bored Ape Yacht Club creator raises $450 million to build an NFT metaverse

Yuga Labs has raised $450 million in seed funding at a $4 billion valuation. The NFT company behind Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), CryptoPunks, and...

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How to play Holi in the Metaverse: CoinSwitch partners with new app for virtual Holi

CoinSwitch is the Fintech partner of Yug Metaverse for Holi 2022 celebration. The companies claimed that this is World’s first Metaverse Holi. ...

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HTC pivots from blockchain to the metaverse for its next smartphone gimmick

HTC is reportedly working on a high-end metaverse phone as the company looks to reinvigorate its slowly fading smartphone business following a...

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HTC metaverse phone in development, company reveals: Report

The new HTC metaverse phone will target customers who want to access VR and AR apps. The company did not reveal any details about the...

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MWC 2022: Mark Zuckerberg calls for support to build metaverse

Zuckerberg’s message was expanded by Meta's VP of Connectivity Dan Rabinovitsj, who in a blog post stressed on the fact that developing...

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Meta is working on an universal language translator to make socialising easy in metaverse

Meta is working on a two-fold project. The first part is No Language Left Behind and the second is Universal Speech Translator. During...

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Mark Zuckerberg burnt $500 billion by renaming Facebook to Meta

Meta lost $500 billion of its market capitalisation value since its value in August 2021, roughly $240 billion when Facebook became Meta. ...

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Disney appoints Mike White to lead the company's 'metaverse' efforts

White has worked with The Walt Disney Company for over 10 years. As per Mike White's LinkedIn account, from 1999 to 2009, he worked with Yahoo...

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Disney has appointed a leader for its metaverse strategy

Disney is appointing Mike White to head up its metaverse plans, according to a memo CEO Bob Chapek sent to employees. Disney is appointing an...

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Bandai Namco to develop its own metaverse with all of its IPs in one place

Bandai Namco has announced that it will be investing $130 million on its new metaverse project, with which it aims to allow fans to interact with...

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Meta’s Quest 2 Super Bowl ad takes a retired animatronic dog into the metaverse

Meta’s Quest 2 ad for the Super Bowl is strangely unsettling, and follows the journey of an animatronic dog who gets reunited with animatronic...

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MoviePass’ CEO wants in on the metaverse

MoviePass is set to return this summer after being swooped up and resuscitated by its original co-founder Stacy Spikes. During a launch event this...

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