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Microsoft big bet on metaverse, to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion-dnmMicrosoft big bet on metaverse, to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion-dnm

Microsoft’s big bet on metaverse, to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

The deal plants Microsoft’s flag in the emerging battle for dominance in the so-called metaverse, the next-generation internet that melds the traditional online world with virtual and augmented reality.
 

Business Jan 18, 2022, 7:40 PM IST

Mark Zuckerberg tries out haptic glove that will make one feel objects in metaverse watch video gcwMark Zuckerberg tries out haptic glove that will make one feel objects in metaverse watch video gcw

Mark Zuckerberg tries out haptic glove that will make one feel objects in metaverse | Watch video

According to a Meta news release, the team is developing haptic gloves to allow this experience and add a touch to the metaverse.

Technology Nov 17, 2021, 5:32 PM IST

Metaverse will be addictive rob more personal info says Facebook whistleblower gcwMetaverse will be addictive rob more personal info says Facebook whistleblower gcw

Metaverse will be addictive, rob more personal info, says Facebook whistleblower

The records she gave over to police, as well as her testimony to Congress, have garnered international interest for offering insight into what Facebook may have known about the harm its social media platforms may inflict. 

Technology Nov 10, 2021, 5:45 PM IST

Nike to sell virtual footwear clothes accessories as it plans to set foot in metaverse gcwNike to sell virtual footwear clothes accessories as it plans to set foot in metaverse gcw

Nike to sell virtual footwear, clothes, accessories as it plans to set foot in metaverse

Nike has filed trademark applications, implying that the corporation may soon be selling digital footwear, apparel, and accessories for use in a virtual environment. 

Business Nov 9, 2021, 3:01 PM IST

Kamal Haasan first Indian actor to step into Metaverse launch NFT collection gcwKamal Haasan first Indian actor to step into Metaverse launch NFT collection gcw

Kamal Haasan to be first Indian actor to step into Metaverse, launch his own NFT collection

Kamal stated in a news release that he is enthusiastic about studying the burgeoning junction of the digital and physical worlds, which is now generally known as the metaverse. 

Entertainment Nov 8, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

Facebook is now Meta All about metaverse & its link to American novel Snow CrashFacebook is now Meta All about metaverse & its link to American novel Snow Crash

Facebook is now Meta: All about metaverse & its link to American novel Snow Crash

The term ‘metaverse’ appears to have captured the imagination of the tech industry – so much so that formalising Facebook’s focus on the metaverse, CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday (October 28) announced the parent’s company’s name is being changed to ‘Meta’.

Technology Oct 29, 2021, 6:41 PM IST

Facebook plans to rebrand company name to focus on metaverse ReportFacebook plans to rebrand company name to focus on metaverse Report

Facebook plans to rebrand company to focus on metaverse: Report

According to a report in The Verge, social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week in an effort to showcase its focus on building the metaverse.

Technology Oct 20, 2021, 6:24 PM IST

Facebook to hire 10000 people in EU to build metaverseFacebook to hire 10000 people in EU to build metaverse

Facebook to hire 10,000 people in EU to build 'metaverse'

Facebook on Monday (October 18) announced 10,000 European Union jobs to build the 'metaverse', a virtual reality version of the Internet.

Technology Oct 18, 2021, 6:00 PM IST