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The art of a good unicorn | Why startups can’t get enough of the Metaverse

The simulacra and simulation phenomenon were brought up by the French post-structuralist philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who said that society has “replaced all reality and meaning with symbols and signs, and that human experience is of a simulation of reality.” The real world has begun to emulate this idea. According to Baudrillard, “It is a question […]

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Tech layoffs continue as Aussie Web3 unicorn Immutable cuts staff, just months after its $3.5 billion valuation

Immutable co-founders James and Robbie Ferguson. Source: supplied. Australian Web3 outfit Immutable has confirmed a number of layoffs from its team, just four months after securing a $280 million funding round which brought its valuation to $3.5 billion. The company, which builds play-to-earn games on the blockchain and operates its own NFT marketplace Immutable X, […]

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Celebrities

Amanda Holden sizzles in bikini as she cools off in pool on inflatable unicorn

The 51 year old Britain’s Got Talent judge has cooled off by sporting swimwear and sunnies as she made the most of the her enviable outdoor pool amid the heatwave Source link

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Weird

Brought her home today! All stock, never modded, from original owner in his 60s. Drives like new. All maintenance from the last 16 YEARS. True unicorn.

Tags: Car 2322 points, 266 comments. Source link

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What Google Did In Web1, And Facebook Did In Web2, 5ire Is Doing In Web3, Says Co-Founder & CEO Pratik Gauri

While start-ups in India brace for a lengthy funding winter, the 11-month-old blockchain platform, 5ire, made news by becoming the 105th unicorn after raising $100 million yesterday. The sustainability blockchain start-up’s valuation stood at $1.5 billion following the Series A funding round from UK-based Sram&Mram Group. Pratik Gauri, 5ire’s Co-Founder and CEO, tells Outlook Business […]

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Web3 start-up 5ire raises $100 million in Series A round, joins unicorn club

 5ire, a fifth generation blockchain network, has raised $100 million in Series A funding round from UK-based conglomerate SRAM & MRAM. With a valuation of $1.5 billion, the start-up has become India’s 105th unicorn. The Web 3 start-up had earlier raised a funding of $21 million in its seed round at a valuation of $110 […]

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World

These Ukrainian soldiers wear a unicorn patch on their uniforms — because they’re not supposed to exist

As volunteer fighters Oleksandr Zhuhan and Antonina Romanova packed for a return to active duty, they talked about the unicorn insignia giving their uniforms rare distinction. Key points: Ukrainian LGBTQ soldiers started wearing the unicorn insignia after Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea At the time, people reportedly said there were no LGBTQ people in the country’s […]

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Ukraine’s ‘unicorn’ LGBTQ soldiers head for war

KYIV, May 31 (Reuters) – As volunteer fighters Oleksandr Zhuhan and Antonina Romanova pack for a return to active duty, they contemplate the unicorn insignia that gives their uniform a rare distinction – a symbol of their status as an LGBTQ couple who are Ukrainian soldiers. Members of Ukraine’s LGBTQ community who sign up for […]

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Health

Car of the Week: This Porsche 911 Is an Automotive Unicorn Waiting for a New Stable

From a distance, a Porsche 911 is like a penguin. All penguins look more or less alike, indistinguishable except to each particular penguin’s mate or mother. Similarly, Porsche’s familiar 911 shape blends in with others of its kind, and telling them apart is especially confusing to folks for whom “911” is not a religion. That’s […]

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Science

Elusive Magnetic Monopoles May Be Hiding High, High Above Us, Says New Study

Somewhere out in the cosmos, there’s the physics equivalent of a unicorn. Catching even a glimpse of this oddity that looks like the isolated tip of a magnet would be like a beacon in the night, pointing the way to grand, unifying theories of absolutely everything.   Yet aside from one tiny exception in the early […]