Metaverse news stories
Hybrid work and looming metaverse expected to impact collaboration
Hybrid work, when coupled with the build-up to the metaverse, creates a foundation for both the collaboration and immersive markets.
Emirates to launch NFTs and experiences in the metaverse
"Emirates has embraced advanced technologies to improve business processes, enhance our customer offering, and enrich our employees' skills and experiences."
NFTs set to further immerse Australian Cricket fans
Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association have signed a deal with Rario and BlockTrust in an effort to connect over a billion cricket fans globally with NFTs.
Everything you need to know about the Open Metaverse
A dive into the the true Metaverse that will give back users control of their own content, identity, data and avatar
Accenture provides the key to navigating the metaverse
From web3 to digital twins and conversational AI, many new ways of reimagining the future of technology are already underway, and various sectors are jumping on board to utilise them.
Making the metaverse: The digital infrastructure opportunity
Enterprises are dreaming big, but to take the metaverse mainstream, they need a new approach to digital infrastructure.
Accenture launches dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group
Accenture has launched a dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group as physical and virtual realities converge.
Adobe empowers brands to succeed in the metaverse
Adobe has announced a series of innovations, integrations and investments designed to position brands to succeed in the metaverse.
Only 22% of Australians trust AI implementation - study
The Accenture Technology Vision 2022 report found that 22% of Australian consumers and 35% globally trust how organisations are implementing AI.
Metaverse to disrupt channel strategy for retailers
Retailers will have to combine a physical footprint with their virtual reality stores, paying for physical and virtual real estate.
Infosys announces the launch of the Metaverse Foundry
Infosys has launched Infosys Metaverse Foundry, providing businesses new consulting services that offer a choice of virtual and physical services.
Digital transformation, privacy and the 'darkside' of the Metaverse
Technology is growing more and more sophisticated with each passing year. However, as the metaverse begins to unfold, we're only just scratching the surface to leverage data in new and innovative ways.
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.
New research reveals concerns on Metaverse and NFTs
It's been hard to escape NFTs and the Metaverse over the past year. But does the public really trust these new virtual innovations?
25% of people will spend at least one hour a day in the metaverse by 2026
Vendors are already building ways for users to replicate their lives in the digital world, according to Gartner.
It’s time for digital marketers to dip their toes in Web 3.0
Web 3.0 is about to explode the internet as we know it, and digital marketers need to keep pace.
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
Embracing the Metaverse: Accenture's critical insight in Fjord Trends 2022 report
With the Metaverse set to drastically change the way companies conduct business, it is now more vital than ever for employers to prepare and respond accordingly.
A new way to test user experiences in Facebook, Metaverse, and VR
Video-based human insight company UserTesting has released new templates for its Human Insight Platform, enabling fast, opt-in feedback from any metaverse or virtual reality user, including those using Meta (formerly Facebook).
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in landmark deal
The merger is set to create further opportunities for Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud while also providing a solid foundation for entry into the metaverse.