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What, Exactly, Is the Metaverse Standards Forum Creating?

Rather than focusing on what the metaverse means in a future-prediction sort of way, the Metaverse Standards Forum is designed to focus on the building blocks of what developers need today. Other people (like me) can bicker about the nomenclature. What Virtual Worlds Need When designing virtual worlds—and especially those worlds that are meant to […]

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Supreme Court limits EPA authority to set climate standards for power plants

The Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, stands on August 21, 2018 in Maidsville, West Virginia. The plant’s single unit generates 700 net megawatts of electricity from run-of-mine coal and natural gas. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to set standards on climate-changing greenhouse gas […]

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AO Metaverse And Run It Wild Set New Standards For The Industry At Cannes Lions – B&T

In partnership with web3 studio Run it Wild, the Australian Open Metaverse (AO Metaverse) has won the first Cannes Lions for a NFT-metaverse project in the Entertainment category for Sports. AO Metaverse and NFT collection AO Artball won a Bronze Lion for most ‘innovative use of tech and platforms in sport.’ AO was the first […]

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‘What on earth’: Nick Kyrgios baffled over Andy Murray double standards

Nick Kyrgios (pictured right) has called out the tennis world at Wimbledon for the double standards held between himself and Andy Murray (pictured left) over using the underarm serve tactic. (Getty Images) Nick Kyrgios has called out the tennis world for showing double standards after he has been continually criticised for his underarm serve, while […]

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Web3 and Web5: What Are Blockchain-Based Web Standards?

Jack Dorsey has announced plans for Web5, a successor to Web3. How do these blockchain standards work? Many popular websites are rushing to embrace cryptocurrency, blockchain, NFTs, and related technology. However, the trend is part of a long journey that began in the earliest days of the web. Here’s how standards have progressed. When the […]

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UK food standards bodies warn ministers over checks for EU imports

Food standard watchdogs on Monday warned the UK government that it must not delay the introduction of post-Brexit border checks on food coming from the EU, citing the risk of safety incidents. In their first joint annual review, the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland said the failure to establish import controls for high-risk […]

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Neil Hamilton’s book changed my mind about Iowa’s voluntary environmental standards – Iowa Capital Dispatch

Roughly four decades of work in conservation in Iowa did not prepare me for all I might draw from Professor Neil Hamilton’s book on soils, “The Land Remains.” I was especially surprised to find myself reexamining long-held beliefs in how best to approach soil and water protections. This is in part due to Hamilton’s qualifications […]

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Metaverse Standards: Apple Skips The Grouping Led By Facebook

Multiple companies and standards organisations have come together to form a Metaverse Standards Forum. The Metaverse Standards Forum brings together leading standards organisations and companies for industry-wide cooperation on interoperability standards needed to build the open metaverse, according to a statement by the newly-formed group. The companies involved in the formation of the group including […]

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Love Island fans fuming with boys’ ‘double standards’ over Tasha row

Fans of the hit ITV2 show Love Island were left fuming following last night’s episode as they branded the boys as having “double standards” over the Tasha Ghouri row. Tensions were left running high on Friday evening as another recoupling rocked the Love Island villa, leaving several islanders less than impressed with one of their […]

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What Metaverse Standards Forum Means For the Space

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Meta, Microsoft, Nvidia, Unity, Epic Games, Sony and others have joined hands to build a Metaverse Standards Forum that aims to drive interoperability. This would directly result in making it easier for developers to build across platforms. […]