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Web3 platforms launch the Open Metaverse Alliance

Blockchain-based metaverse and Web3 platforms have decided to form an Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3 (OMA3) to overcome the interoperability challenges of the industry. Four core principles of the Alliance are said to be transparency, inclusiveness, decentralization and democratization.  The joint organization was established by Alien Worlds, Animoca Brands, Dapper Labs, Decentraland, MetaMetaverse, Space, Superworld, […]

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Italy’s rightwing alliance pledges solidarity with EU and Nato

Italy’s centre-right alliance has pledged to maintain support for Ukraine’s struggle against Russia and deepen integration with the EU, if it comes to power in the next elections, according to a platform unveiled on Thursday night. However, the new government would also try to revise the plan for Italy’s €200bn in EU Covid recovery funds […]

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Nira Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Nira creates a new category of Data Protection related to proactively securing cloud-based information assets SAN FRANCISCO, August 10, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nira, a real-time access control system focused on helping companies protect their information from unauthorized access, announced today it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to raising awareness of […]

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Informatica CEO Walia On ARR And Cloud Growth, An Oracle Alliance And Surging Needs For Data Governance | CRN

Applications os News Rick Whiting August 10, 2022, 09:21 AM EDT In an interview with CRN Informatica CEO Amit Walia says the data management and integration technology developer is making big gains in cloud computing and growing annualized recurring revenue – and the uncertain economy isn’t slowing them down. Less than a year after going […]

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Rokid Joins as a Principal Member of the First Metaverse International Standards Alliance – “Metaverse Standards Forum.”

HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 9, 2022– Rokid, a well-known AR business, recently became a Principal Member of the first Metaverse International Standards Alliance – “Metaverse Standards Forum.” Standards for metaverse interoperability will be addressed with Alliance members in the future. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220808005256/en/ (Photo: Business Wire) The Khronos […]

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The DeanBeat: Why Web3 companies created the Open Metaverse Alliance

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. I think the blockchain people really like getting together for parties. Their latest excuse is The Open Metaverse Alliance, which came into being last month, backed by Web3 […]

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Putin’s terrifying alliance with Iran deepens as Russia to launch spy satellite for Tehran

Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency, has set an August 9 launch date for the Kanopus-V satellite, dubbed the “Khayyam”. The system will be launched from a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur space station in neighbouring Kazakhstan. A Roscosmos statement confirmed that it would blast “remote sensing equipment into orbit at the request of the Islamic […]

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NATO chief warns Putin ‘the whole alliance will react’ if he invades a member nation

The news comes as the war surpasses six months since Russian troops invaded its southern neighbour causing NATO to take immediate action to bolster defences in Eastern Europe. A recent conference in Madrid saw alliance members pledge further defence spending, as well as making vows to provide Ukraine with defensive military equipment in order to […]

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Capgemini and Unity Announce a Global Alliance Partnership to Help Organizations Leverage the Business Value of Immersive and Metaverse Experiences

PARIS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Capgemini and Unity (NYSE: U), the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, are joining forces to help organizations everywhere explore and seize business opportunities and benefits of immersive and metaverse experiences across industries. Over the years, Capgemini and Unity have delivered together numerous value-creating projects for […]

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Virgin River season 5 theory: Preacher betrayed by new love interest in Vince alliance

Preacher (played by Colin Lawrence) didn’t know where to look in the fourth season of Virgin River as Netflix viewers saw his budding romance with newcomer Julia (Lucia Walters) hit the rocks following the shock return of Paige (Lexa Doig). Preacher has spent the entire series doing what’s best for Paige and her son Christopher […]