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Facebook’s Metaverse is Expanding the Attack Surface

Thirty years ago, Paramount trademarked the name “Holodeck.” An artifact of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the holodeck was a magical, computer-generated world where characters lived in another realm – either a historical place or an entirely fictious domain, based on old movies, books, or a character’s imagination. As in much science fiction, the holodeck’s inner […]

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Vitalik Buterin Says Facebook’s Metaverse Attempt Will Misfire – BeInCrypto

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes that corporate attempts to build the metaverse will fail. Buterin said this while responding to the views of Dean Eigenmann, who pointed out that “while the ideas on the metaverse concept make sense, he doesn’t think it’ll happen through Venture Capitalist funding.” “I’d rather hang out in World of Warcraft than half […]

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Facebook’s Metaverse “Will Misfire”: Vitalik Buterin

Share this article Buterin has said that he doubts any “existing corporate attempts” to create a Metaverse will succeed.  Buterin Unconvinced by Meta’s Metaverse  Any corporations making efforts to build the Metaverse today will fail in their endeavors, Vitalik Buterin has said.  The “metaverse” is going to happen but I don’t think any of the […]

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The BBC is making a three-part Mark Zuckerberg documentary for Facebook’s 20th anniversary | Engadget

The BBC has already started preparing for Facebook’s 20th anniversary in 2024: The broadcaster has announced that its factual entertainment team has commissioned a three-part documentary about Mark Zuckerberg and the social network he founded. Facebook’s story is pretty well-known at this point, and it’s common knowledge that Zuckerberg originally designed it to connect students […]

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Meta top executive Nick Clegg explains Facebook’s futuristic plans for the metaverse

When Mark Zuckerberg announced last year that Facebook was changing its name to Meta and that, within five years, the company would transition from being primarily a social media company to a “metaverse” one, many people were skeptical, confused, or downright scared. The metaverse — a concept pulled from science fiction — is a simulated […]

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Apple, Google, Facebook’s AV1 standards group under antitrust investigation in EU | AppleInsider

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Antitrust regulators in the European Union are now investigating the wide-ranging big tech coalition that controls the AV1 video codec standard, citing concerns over anticompetitive behavior. […]

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Why former Google CEO is not impressed with Metaverse and Facebook’s take on it – Times of India

Metaverse has been the new buzzword in the technology world since sometime now. However, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not too enthused with the very concept of Metaverse. Schmidt was Google CEO for ten years — from from 2001 to 2011. He was executive chairman of Alphabet Inc from 2015 to 2017, and Technical […]

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Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Despite Facebook’s big plans, ‘there isn’t an agreement on what the metaverse is’ yet

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt appears to be among the Americans who roll their eyes – and scratch their heads – when imagining the metaverse. At the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, this week, Schmidt conveyed indifference and a bit of confusion when asked how the metaverse might affect global relations. “There’s not an […]

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Facebook’s track record means metaverse scandals are a ‘foregone conclusion’ claims Proton chief

(AFP via Getty Images) Meta having a scandal around its metaverse platforms is a ‘foregone conclusion’, predicts Proton chief executive Andy Yen. Founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that an “embodied internet” will be the future of technology but Mr Yen, whose company runs the encrypted email client Protonmail and ProtonVPN, said that the endeavor could […]

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Facebook’s history makes metaverse scandals a ‘foregone conclusion’ says Proton chief

Meta having a scandal around its metaverse platforms is a ‘foregone conclusion’, predicts Proton chief executive Andy Yen. Founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that an “embodied internet” will be the future of technology but Mr Yen, whose company runs the encrypted email client Protonmail and ProtonVPN, said that the endeavor could still fall flat. “Things […]