How the Metaverse Is Changing Modern-Day Lifestyles

Like it or not, the metaverse is coming, and it will be changing our modern-day lifestyle. Learn more in the article below.

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Apple AR/VR Headset Still a Year Away

Despite rumors saying Apple will release its long-rumored AR/VR headset at this year’s WWDC, a new report says it won’t appear until next year.

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J.P. Morgan: Meta Will Tap Broadcom For Its Metaverse Hardware

Broadcom is reportedly on the verge of receiving a major boost, thanks to Meta’s efforts to build out the necessary hardware to power the metaverse.

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realityOS: Apple’s AR/VR Plans Take Shape

On the verge of Apple’s WWDC 2022, a new trademark finally offers a glimpse into Apple’s augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) plans.

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Meta Scaling Back Hardware Projects

Meta has informed employees it will be scaling back some of its hardware endeavors, although layoffs are not planned at this time.

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Epic Receives $2 Billion to Invest in Metaverse Development

Epic has received $2 billion from Sony and KIRKBI to help it invest in metaverse development, a major focus of game studios.

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Startup Develops Tech to Deliver Pain in the Metaverse

H2L Technologies has developed technology to allow users to experience real pain in response to their metaverse activities.

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Qualcomm Announces $100 Million Snapdragon Metaverse Fund

Qualcomm is increasing its investment in metaverse development, announcing the $100 million Snapdragon Metaverse Fund.

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British Bank HSBC Buys Land in the Metaverse

British bank HSBC is following JPMorgan’s example, claiming its stake on the metaverse with a land purchase.

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Nintendo Veteran Doesn’t Think Meta’s Metaverse Vision Is On-Target

Meta may be going all-in on the metaverse, but former Nintendo President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime isn’t a fan of its approach.

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Internet Speeds Will Need a Major Boost for the Metaverse to Be a Reality

The metaverse — the convergence of virtual, augmented, and in-person reality — may be all the rage, but it needs faster internet speeds to succeed.

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JPMorgan Opens Offices in the Metaverse

JPMorgan is a big believer in the metaverse, becoming the first bank to open an office it in.

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Meta Introduces Personal Boundary Space in Virtual Reality

Meta has announced it is introducing Personal Boundary for virtual reality, in an effort to prevent harassment in the metaverse.

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Mozilla Killing Off Firefox Reality

Mozilla has announced it is killing off Firefox Reality, the company’s foray into virtual reality.

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Sony Purchasing Game Make Bungie for $3.6 Billion

Less than two weeks after Microsoft announced it was purchasing Activision Blizzard, Sony has announced a deal to purchase Bungie.

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Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard, CEO Kotick Likely Leaving Soon After

Microsoft announced it is buying Activision Blizzard in a deal worth a whopping $68.7 billion.

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Walmart Expanding InHome Delivery to 30 Million Homes

Walmart is expanding its home delivery service to some 30 million US homes, and is hiring 3,000 drivers to accomplish its goal.

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Microsoft and Qualcomm Collaborating on Chips for AR Glasses

Microsoft and Qualcomm are collaborating to produce chipsets to power AR glasses for metaverse applications.

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Apple Working to Head Off Defections With $180,000 Bonuses

In the battle for top talent, Apple is giving bonuses up to $180,000 to head off any potential defections to Meta.

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Intel Exec: Metaverse Will Require ‘1,000x More Computational Efficiency’

Building the metaverse may be all the rage, but at least one Intel exec says computational power must increase significantly to make it a reality.