SophiaVerse (SOPH) Welcomes Logan Ryan Golema as New CEO, Elevating AI Initiatives

Short by News Room / 12:14 AM on 10 October, 2023

SophiaVerse (SOPH) has partnered with Decentraland (MANA), establishing its AI Lab within the metaverse and play-to-earn ecosystem. This collaboration offers exclusive wearables and interactions with Sophia the Robot, adding to the vibrant experience of Decentraland. SOPH also finds itself associated with SingularityNET and AGIX, two popular AI cryptocurrencies. Despite a recent market dip, the SOPH token recovered quickly, demonstrating its resilience.

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Improbable's Metaverse Momentum: From Losses to Gains in a Shifting Landscape

Short by News Room / 12:09 AM on 10 October, 2023

Meta's Reality Labs reported substantial losses of $17.71 billion in the first two quarters of 2023 due to misjudgment of the metaverse concept. British company Improbable, however, shifted its entire capital into a single arena and achieved a significant reduction in losses. The company developed MSquared, a network of interconnected metaverses, and offered brands and businesses the ability to carve out their presence. CEO Herman Narula emphasized the need for crypto projects to align with the metaverse and embrace continuous community engagement.

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Barbie Embraces the Metaverse with 'Barbie DreamHouse Tycoon' Game on Roblox

Short by News Room / 12:05 AM on 10 October, 2023

Barbie has partnered with Gamefam and Mattel to bring the iconic Dreamhouse to the virtual world of Roblox in the form of a game titled "Barbie DreamHouse Tycoon". This game offers players an expansive fashion collection, a fusion of timeless dresses and contemporary styles inspired by the recent Barbie movie, as well as Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) crafted in collaboration with Boss Beauties. It is available for free on Roblox across various platforms and has already been embraced by millions of Barbie and Roblox fans.

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Walmart Redefines Retail with Metaverse Integration

Short by News Room / 09:10 PM on 21 September, 2023

Walmart, a major retail giant in the US, is set to revolutionize retail by embracing the metaverse. This technology seeks to blend physical and virtual experiences, allowing users to interact with brands, purchase items, and dress their avatars without ever leaving the immersive environment. Walmart's push into this realm marks an important shift in retail dynamics.

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UK's Online Safety Bill Extends Safety Measures To the Metaverse

Short by News Room / 09:09 PM on 21 September, 2023

The UK's Online Safety Bill has been successfully passed, extending its reach to the burgeoning metaverse. It requires companies to assess risks of clients encountering harmful content and devise strategies to mitigate them, ensuring digital freedom and safety. The bill awaits approval from King Charles and upon receiving it, will be swiftly implemented, ushering in a new era of online safety and responsibility.

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Sony and Startale Labs A Metaverse Powerhouse in the Making

Short by News Room / 09:06 PM on 21 September, 2023

Sony Network Communications has invested in Startale Labs to develop a blockchain infrastructure for web3 and the metaverse. The venture, called Sony Network Communications Labs, is based in Singapore and will be used to create groundbreaking use cases and help usher in the web3 era. President Jun Watanabe believes that Sony has great potential in the metaverse and is committed to developing a global infrastructure that supports it.

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Sanitas Launches Healthcare Experience Space in Metaverse

Short by News Room / 09:05 PM on 21 September, 2023

Sanitas has opened a new interactive Experience Space in the metaverse, showcasing their products and services in an engaging and accessible way. The space features interactive elements and avatars demonstrating fitness routines, as well as an outdoor meditation area for stress relief. This pioneering project is a collaboration with Kuble and emphasizes Sanitas's forward-thinking approach to healthcare.

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Manufacturing Giants Eye Industrial Metaverse

Short by News Room / 09:03 PM on 21 September, 2023

Manufacturing firms are investing heavily in technologies that form the basis of an industrial metaverse, such as digital twins and virtual/augmented reality devices. While progress is being made, challenges remain with interoperability standards and cybersecurity risks. Future success requires strategic collaborations and a problem-centric approach to technology adoption.

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Bitcoin Ordinals: Animoca Brands' Innovations in the Metaverse Space

Short by News Room / 07:33 PM on 19 September, 2023

Animoca Brands, a prominent player in crypto gaming and metaverse investment, has announced its groundbreaking initiative to launch an all-encompassing metaverse ecosystem token on the Bitcoin network utilizing the Ordinals protocol. The token will be created in collaboration with Horizen Labs and implemented in Life Beyond Studios' upcoming metaverse game, being distinct from their other project, The Mocaverse.

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Generative AI Lights the Path: Baidu and Qualcomm's Metaverse Vision

Short by News Room / 07:31 PM on 19 September, 2023

Baidu and Qualcomm have announced a strategic partnership to advance extended reality (XR) technology and metaverse infrastructures. This collaboration will integrate Qualcomm's Snapdragon Spaces XR platform into Baidu's XiRang metaverse platform, with the goal of accelerating the development of XR applications. The venture financing landscape for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) has decreased significantly since last year, and Meta recently shifted its focus from the metaverse to AI. Baidu has previously partnered with Intel on projects related to AI, 5G, data centers, and cloud computing infrastructure.

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