A ‘very ambitious’ $100M Metaverse R&D hub is being built in Melbourne

Thailand based metaverse startup Translucia Global Innovation has partnered with the Australian software development firm Two Bulls and set aside an initial budget of $100 million to build a Metaverse Research and Development Center (MRDC) in Melbourne. Translucia is a subsidiary of art and entertainment company T&B Media Global which in October 2021 launched its … Read more

Metaverse could be worth $5 trillion by 2030: McKinsey report

Global spending in the metaverse could reach $5 trillion by 2030, according to a new report from international consulting firm McKinsey & Company.  Published yesterday, the 77-page report titled “Value Creation in the Metaverse” analyzed current adoption trends and drew additional insight from two global surveys; one gathered data from 3,104 consumers across 11 countries, … Read more

Yahoo launching Metaverse events for Hong Kong residents under restrictions

Yahoo has announced a series of Metaverse and NFT-related activities in Hong Kong, a day after Meta Platforms outlined its own metaverse plans for the region. Yahoo, a US-based internet media company, revealed that it will host a series of virtual events and concerts for Hong Kong residents in the Decentraland metaverse. According to Lorraine … Read more

Decentralized Autonomous Organization Statistics Show $10 Billion Is Held by DAO Treasuries – Technology Bitcoin News

During the early years of the cryptocurrency space, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) and smart contracts were discussed in theory. Nowadays many people consider The DAO, launched in 2016 by members of the Slock.it development team, to be the first smart contract-based DAO. In 2022, there’s a lot more DAOs, as statistics show that $10 billion … Read more

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ADA, XLM, XMR, MANA

The bears are trying to extend Bitcoin’s (BTC) record of nine consecutive red weekly candles to ten weeks, but the bulls are trying to avert this negative occurrence. Although sentiment remains negative, Arthur Hayes, former CEO of derivatives giant BitMEX, anticipates Bitcoin to bottom out in the range of $25,000 to $27,000. On-chain data from … Read more

Pride in the Metaverse: Blockchain tech creates new opportunities for LGBTQ+ people

A number of social gatherings have started to take place in the Metaverse as companies across the globe begin to understand the value that virtual interactive environments can have for consumers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise then that Pride Month — a month-long celebration held in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots — … Read more

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, BNB, XMR, ETC, MANA

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined for eight consecutive weeks, the first such losing streak since 1923. On May 20, the S&P 500 briefly fell into bear market territory, indicating that traders continue to sell risky assets in fear of a recession.  Due to its tight correlation with US equities markets, Bitcoin (BTC) has … Read more

Jamiroquai to Bring ‘Virtual Insanity’ to The Sandbox Blockchain Metaverse – Metaverse Bitcoin News

On Wednesday, the acid jazz-funk band Jamiroquai revealed it has partnered with the blockchain-based virtual world platform The Sandbox in order to “get funky in the metaverse.” According to the announcement, Jamiroquai plans to bring virtual insanity to the band’s virtual land located in The Sandbox metaverse. Acid Jazz-Funk Band Jamiroquai Joins the Sandbox Virtual … Read more

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, MANA, MKR, ZEC, KCS

Bitcoin could eventually attempt a relief rally which might trigger a rebound in MANA, MKR, ZEC and KCS price. Bitcoin (BTC) has been relatively calm during the weekend as crypto traders try to rebuild the markets after the Terra LUNA debacle. With macro factors not supportive, several analysts expect the recovery to be a slow … Read more