Zuckerberg Still Big on the Metaverse

During the company’s Q4 earnings call, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg was unwavering in his metaverse plans, despite unprecedented losses for Reality Labs.  Meta is pursuing its metaverse plans despite Reality Labs losing $13.7 billion in 2022. Reality Labs is Meta’s metaverse arm of the business, and focuses on virtual reality and augmented reality. Additionally, Reality … Read more

Affyn Reveals New Cities for NEXUS World Metaverse

After a triumphant “City Launch Wave 0,” Affyn has revealed new cities for NEXUS World – a mobile metaverse integrated with the real world. Following the announcement of Singapore, Affyn continues its grand tour of global cities. Get ready to explore the vibrant cities of Dublin, Glasgow, and London in ‘City Launch Wave 1’ – … Read more

World’s Biggest Demo Drop in The Sandbox

The Sandbox is joining forces with Warner Music Group to host the World’s Biggest Demo Drop (WBDD). The WBDD is a world renowned DJ competition organised by Spinnin’ Records. The Sandbox is continuing its great start to the year, as the World’s Biggest Demo Drop (WBDD) takes place live in the metaverse. Right now in … Read more

Irish Distillers Make Bold Move Into The Metaverse

Fancy buying a virtual whiskey in the metaverse? You may soon get the chance as Irish Distillers recently applied for US trademarks for Jameson whiskey in relation to the metaverse and NFTs. As per the patent filing, the company is exploring the use of virtual bars and drinks, virtual merchandise, NFT stores and online marketplaces. … Read more

Gemba, A Leading Enterprise Metaverse Platform, Secures $18 Million in Funding

Gemba, a virtual reality workforce training platform, is set to become the leading enterprise metaverse platform after securing $18 million in funding. The Series A funding round led by Parkway Venture Capital now leaves the platform valued at $60 million. The platform specializes in Virtual Reality as a Service (VRaaS). Its proprietary VR technology combines … Read more

Apple VR Headset Raises Metaverse Alarm

News about Apple’s new mixed reality VR headset caused a spike in demand for Decentraland’s MANA token, and The Sandbox’s SAND token. Now, we know much more about Apple’s exciting new technology. Apple appears to be preparing for its grand entrance to the metaverse. Bloomberg revealed details about Apple’s new mixed-reality VR headset, which may … Read more

Colin Helm, CEO of CaesarVerse, On Disrupting Gamefi with an Educational Roman Metaverse MMO

We speak with Colin Helm, CEO and founder of CaesarVerse.io and Bldng Blck Studios. Colin began his entrepreneurial journey by starting his first startup while studying entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Boulder. Since then, he has held marketing roles at several startups, including DeFiner, a decentralized lending platform and Poliloop, a biotech company focused … Read more

Meta Shoots for 52 Live NBA Games in VR

Social media giant Meta is expanding its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Utilizing its Meta Quest headset, the company will deliver immersive, social experiences of live NBA basketball. Meta is entering the world of live sport in virtual reality (VR). The company will deliver more than … Read more

Microsoft’s Metaverse Dream Is In Jeopardy Following Massive Layoffs

Microsoft’s Metaverse dream appears to be in limbo after the tech giant laid off over 10,000 employees. Most of the departments affected include those running the AR and VR projects, the two key components of the metaverse. Now, the company is likely to pause its development of the HoloLens and other headset-based projects. The massive … Read more