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What can Web3.0’s potential mean for global financial landscape

As Web3.0 applications are vouched to take the decentralised ‘centre stage,’ experts seem to explore its possibilities for shaping the financial world. It is believed that the current financial system can benefit from enhancement in Web3.0 penetration. According to Grand View Research, a market intelligence firm, global Web3.0 blockchain market is expected to grow at […]

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CES 2023: Smelling, touching take center stage in metaverse,

The “mutalk” leakage voice suppression microphone is demonstrated with the Megane X, an ultra-lightweight and ultra-compact VR headset and the Flip VR, a hand controller at the Shiftall booth during CES Unveiled, before the CES tech show, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) By Haleluya Hadero and Rio Yamat LAS VEGAS: […]

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Metaverse seeing ‘really great adoption’ and growth, HTC

HTC Americas President Dan O’Brien joins Yahoo Finance Live’s Daniel Howley to discuss tech innovations, the state of the tech industry, bringing value to the metaverse, what to expect from HTC at the upcoming CES Conference, and the outlook for growth and adoption of XR/AI technology moving into 2023. Video Transcript DAN HOWLEY: For the […]

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Tech giants bank on VR for metaverse opportunities

A visitor plays a VR game at the exhibition area of HTC Corp during the 2022 World 5G Convention in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, in August. [ZHANG SHU/FOR CHINA DAILY] HTC Corp will step up popularizing the use of virtual reality technology in both the consumer market and the enterprise market as part of its broader […]

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My Slow-Moving Ride in the Motorverse, the New ‘Metaverse for

On a brisk November afternoon, a company called Holoride picked me up from Gizmodo’s Midtown Manhattan office in a new, metallic-blue Audi SUV. Holoride’s CEO Nils Wollny stepped out, well-coiffed and wearing a t-shirt branded with the word “Motorverse.” Grinning, he beckoned me into the car. “Are you ready?” he asked in a baritone German […]

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HTC plans to reveal its Meta Quest competitor next month |

HTC has big plans for CES, which include revealing an all-in-one headset with virtual reality and augmented reality support. The company will formally show off the seemingly small and light headset for the first time on January 5th, but it provided The Verge with a render that shows a goggles-style design. The device, for which […]

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Meetings in the metaverse: Our experience with HTC Vive Sync

ZDNET editors, meeting up in the metaverse. Image: Charles McLellan / ZDNET Gartner’s 2022 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies placed the metaverse at the earliest ‘innovation trigger’ phase of technology adoption, with an estimated decade-plus to go before the ‘plateau of productivity’ is reached. However, recent news suggests that the ‘trough of disillusionment’ is making […]

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iTWire – How to enhance Cloud Computing Security

GUEST OPINION: If you own a business, you might have used cloud computing to centralize all operations, including cloud applications, services, and data. The flexibility it provides to organizations is one of its main advantages, but it’s vulnerable to cyber-attacks. That is why, as more companies and organizations continuously shift to cloud operations, it’s crucial […]

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HTC VR headset leak reveals standalone Oculus Quest 2 rival

Oculus Quest 2 has dominated VR these last two years, so it’s unsurprising that standalone rivals continue popping up. While Bytedance is making waves with Pico 4, HTC has chiefly stuck to PC VR and business headsets with its Vive range, barring some odd exceptions. However, thanks to a recent leak, we’ve got a fresh […]

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iTWire – 7 Technologies that are disrupting the finance industry

GUEST OPINION: Technology has been changing the financial industry for a long time. Just think of the ATM. It’s been around since 1969.  But the rate at which new technologies are disrupting finance is accelerating. So much so that we have a new term for such technology: Fintech (short for financial technology).   If you want to […]