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Fashion’s Metaverse Reality Check

This article first appeared in The State of Fashion: Technology, an in-depth report co-published by BoF and McKinsey & Company. Pioneers in the metaverse have shown there is a business case for fashion brands to invest in virtual worlds. Granted, a fully formed metaverse — comprising an interconnected, virtual ecosystem that overlaps with or offers […]

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FCC chief calls on Apple, Google to drop TikTok from app stores

(Gray News) – The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission is urging Apple and Google to banish the popular social media app TikTok from its app stores. In a letter addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, FCC leader Brendan Carr called out the popular app, saying it presents “an unacceptable […]

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The Facebook Watch App No Longer Works on Apple TV

The Facebook Watch app seemingly stopped working after its latest update.Image: Newscast (AP) Being able to watch videos from your Facebook friends on Apple TV is apparently no longer a thing. Facebook has seemingly discontinued its Facebook Watch app from Apple TV, with users no longer being able to access the video app on tvOS, […]

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Roe v. Wade overturned: Here’s how tech companies and internet users can protect privacy

SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Abortion rights protesters participate in nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in New York City, U.S., May 14, 2022. Caitlin Ochs | Reuters The Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to roll back the […]

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Zendesk to be acquired by investor group for $10.2 billion

Zendesk co-founder and CEO Mikkel Svane Eric Piermont | AFP | Getty Images Customer experience software company Zendesk agreed to be acquired by an investor group in an all-cash transaction valuing it at around $10.2 billion, the company announced Friday. The deal, led by investment firms Permira and Hellman & Friedman, will give shareholders $77.50 […]

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Republican draft bill would tighten rules for finance firms using customer information

Rep. Patrick McHenry, a Republican of North Carolina and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images A new draft bill from House Financial Services Ranking Member Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., lays the groundwork for how the GOP will tackle financial data […]

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Decentralized Innovation Company Capsule Social Introduces Web3 Journalism with the Launch of Blogchain

The First-of-Its Kind Publishing Platform Enables Creators and Journalists to Distribute, and Monetize Content Via The Power Of Blockchain Technology PARIS, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capsule Social, the company pioneering tools for a decentralized future, today announces the launch of its first product, Blogchain, a first-of-its-kind web3 publishing platform designed to innovate journalism and […]

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Why 90 per cent Won’t Survive The Bear Market: Is It Time To Buy Metaverse Tokens Like FIREPIN Token (FRPN) And Vita Inu (VINU)?

ANI | Updated: Jun 23, 2022 11:39 IST New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI/ATK): The cryptosphere has grown to massive levels and virtually everyone knows about it due to its popularity on social media.Digital assets can be acquired by everybody, from technophiles to small-time investors.Cryptocurrency has dominated social media and public consciousness, especially meme tokens […]

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Mark Zuckerberg envisions a billion people in the metaverse spending hundreds of dollars each

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the metaverse could be a considerable part of the social-network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We hope to basically get to around a billion people in the metaverse doing hundreds of dollars of commerce, each buying digital goods, digital […]

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Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently […]