23 Apr 2023Electric Vehicles
Digital-only DarkRebel concept paves way for future CUPRA electric vehicles
SEAT-owned carmaker CUPRA has taken the wraps off the digital-only concept electric vehicle, the DarkRebel.
13 Jan 2023Bill Gates
Bill Gates is not a big fan of Web3, metaverse
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is seemingly not a big fan of Web3 and metaverse. The tech doyen poured cold water over what is supposedly the next big thing during an Ask-Me-Anything session on Reddit.
02 Jan 2023Mark Zuckerberg
#NewsBytesExplainer: Understanding Meta's Augmented Reality aspirations and what lies ahead
When Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook, it changed the equation of social interactions. It was a disrupting force.
17 Dec 2022Meta
Meta's VR head John Carmack resigns, calls company inefficient
John Carmack, the consulting Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Meta's virtual reality initiatives has resigned to work on his AGI startup, Keen Technologies.
13 Dec 2022Meta
Meta shutters its Connectivity division after nearly a decade
Meta Connectivity is no more. Almost a decade after launching the initiative, the company has shut down its Connectivity division.
07 Nov 2022Meta
Meta is planning to fire thousands of employees this week
Large-scale layoffs could be on the horizon for Meta. The Mark Zuckerberg-led company is planning to cut thousands of jobs, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
24 Oct 2022WhatsApp
WhatsApp is rolling out Facebook-like avatars to some beta users
Avatars have been slowly taking over Meta's universe of social media platforms. After Messenger and Instagram, they are also making their way into WhatsApp.
17 Oct 2022Flipkart
Flipkart offers metaverse shopping experience with Flipverse
How to spice up your online shopping experience? Flipkart has a solution - shop in metaverse.
17 Oct 2022Meta
Meta's Horizon Worlds is losing users and remains largely unexplored
Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse dream is struggling, as per a report by The Wall Street Journal. Horizon Worlds, Meta's virtual reality (VR)-based social app is reportedly finding it hard to hit its target monthly active users.
12 Oct 2022Meta
Key takeaways from the Meta Connect 2022 event
Meta Connect 2021 saw the company then known as Facebook changing its name to Meta, signifying its metaverse ambitions.
12 Oct 2022Meta
Meta launches Quest Pro VR headset at $1,500: Check features
After a year-long tease, Meta has finally unveiled the Quest Pro, its most advanced virtual reality headset at the Meta Connect 2022.
29 Sep 2022Walmart
Walmart joins metaverse bandwagon with virtual worlds on Roblox
Multinational retail giant Walmart has made its metaverse aspirations known with two new experiences on the online gaming platform Roblox.
23 Sep 2022TikTok
ByteDance announces Pico 4 headset to challenge Meta Quest 2
TikTok parent ByteDance's VR subsidiary Pico has announced its first all-in-one virtual reality headset, called Pico 4.
28 Jun 2022HTC Mobiles
Beleaguered HTC introduces metaverse-focused Desire 22 Pro: Check features, price
Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has introduced the Desire 22 Pro as its first-ever smartphone with the built-in VIVERSE platform - the brand's own metaverse.
16 Jun 2022PUBG
Meet Ana, a 'hyper-realistic' virtual human by PUBG's parent company
Krafton is known for the popular game PUBG, but that might change soon. A playful and realistic Gen Z virtual woman named "Ana" may soon become the Korean company's poster child.
18 Apr 2022Marathi Cinema
'Sher Shivraj': First Marathi movie trailer gets launched in metaverse
Metaverse is slowly finding its place in the mainstream entertainment world.
07 Apr 2022Rana Daggubati
All we know about Rana Daggubati's metaverse firm, Ikonz
Metaverse is all the rage right now.
25 Mar 2022Daler Mehndi
'Balle Balle Land': What to expect from Daler's metaverse property?
After becoming the first Indian artist to hold a virtual concert in the metaverse, popular singer Daler Mehndi has become the first Indian, in fact reportedly the first Asian, to buy land in the virtual world, too.
17 Jan 2022Harry Potter
This couple will hold wedding reception at Hogwarts in metaverse!
A Tamil Nadu couple, who met on Instagram, is checking several boxes with their upcoming wedding reception.
29 Oct 2021Facebook
With focus on virtual reality, Facebook changes name to 'Meta'
Facebook has announced that it has changed its parent company name to 'Meta.' The new moniker is based on the sci-fi term metaverse.
18 Oct 2021Facebook
Here's how Facebook is proceeding to build its metaverse
Despite a whistleblower and a worldwide service outage, Facebook continues its headlong dive into the metaverse and the journey of building it.
09 Sep 2021Facebook
Ray-Ban teases launch date of Facebook's smart glasses
Rumors about Facebook's smart glasses have been afloat since January. We finally have reason to believe the rumors are true and Facebook is indeed developing smart glasses, although the AR capability remains questionable.