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Billions being spent in metaverse land grab
Nov08

Billions being spent in metaverse land grab

By Joe Tidy Cyber reporter Nearly $2bn (£1.75bn) has been spent on virtual land in the past 12 months, as people and companies race to get a foothold in the metaverse, research shows. But we are years away from the metaverse emerging as a single immersive space online where people can live, work and play in virtual reality. So is the land grab one big gamble? ‘Exhibiting my own work’ With her giant dark red mohican and...

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It’s Lonely in the Metaverse
Oct12

It’s Lonely in the Metaverse

It’s Lonely in the Metaverse: DappRadar Data Suggests Decentraland Has 38 ‘Daily Active’ Users in $1.3B Ecosystem Data from DappRadar suggests metaverse platforms Decentraland and The Sandbox each have fewer than 1,000 “daily active” users, despite $1 billion valuations. The platforms say these numbers don’t tell the full story. What’s going on in the metaverse these days, you might ask. Looking at two of the biggest...

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The Landmine Stocks to Dump Now • Giant Profits in Sinking Stock Market $1,000 in Extra Cash Flow Weekly • How to Get Under the Radar Safely

The Landmine Stocks to Dump Now • Giant Profits in Sinking Stock Market$1,000 in Extra Cash Flow Weekly • How to Get Under the Radar Safely Your Video Is PlayingClick To Unmute Video courtesy of https://finance.weissratings.com/

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7 Ways to Rethink and Recharge Your Marketing Efforts in 2022
Sep01

7 Ways to Rethink and Recharge Your Marketing Efforts in 2022

Written by Robin Kurzer|Illustrated by Molly Magnell Read Time 5 Minutes There’s no magic bullet in marketing, particularly during these complicated days when it seems like all of us feel exhausted and confused. But we’re happy to report that we’ve surveyed the landscape and can assure you that you can see real gains and progress in 2022. The key is to focus: on your teams, on your customers and on just a few key initiatives to...

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State Stimulus Payment Update: These States Are Sending Out Checks This Week
Aug24

State Stimulus Payment Update: These States Are Sending Out Checks This Week

In August alone, some taxpayers will receive tax rebates of more than $750. With inflation still raging across the US, many states have been giving back money to residents in the form of stimulus checks and supplemental tax refunds. While some states issued payments earlier in the year, others are sending out checks and direct deposits now. Taxpayers in Colorado and Pennsylvania should expect their payments in August, while Hawaii and...

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WE’RE GIVING AWAY 2 FUNDS!
Aug11

WE’RE GIVING AWAY 2 FUNDS!

Dear Fund Managers, Investors & Entrepreneurs WE’RE GIVING AWAY 2 FUNDS! INCLUDES: legal set-up (LPA + PPM), $2k fund course, & 1 private strategy session  THROW MY NAME IN THE HAT!Free & Easy Entry TIME LEFT UNTIL WINNER IS SELECTED VIA LIVE WEBINAR: 06DAYS19HOURS30MINUTES26SECONDS ALL THE DETAILS: WHAT YOU GET IF YOU WIN: DELIVERABLES • Reimbursable NFT that proves ownership • LPA & PPM to set-up your fund • 1...

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Housing correction is ‘dead ahead’
Aug03

Housing correction is ‘dead ahead’

Housing correction is ‘dead ahead,’ warns Moody’s chief economist Mark Zandi — here’s how he sees things playing out over the next several months Existing home sales showed a 5.4% decline in June from May, but prices remain elevated, according to the National Association of Realtors. The median sale price of existing homes in the U.S. set a new record high of $416,000 in June, marking a 13.4% increase from a year ago. Yet...

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Dubai Unveils Metaverse Strategy, Aims to Attract Over 1,000 Firms
Jul20

Dubai Unveils Metaverse Strategy, Aims to Attract Over 1,000 Firms

A master plan that aims to see the number of Dubai’s blockchain and metaverse companies grow from the current 1,000 to 5,000 in five years, was recently launched by the kingdom’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan. Known as the Dubai Metaverse Strategy, the plan also seeks to create 40,000 jobs and bring in $4 billion to the Dubai economy. Metaverse Contribution to Dubai’s Economy The crown prince of Dubai and chairman of the Dubai Executive...

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‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet
Jul20

‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The new cyberpunk cat game for PlayStation and PC has already set a Steam record for indie studio Annapurna Interactive. It sparked a feline frenzy online, with even real-life cats transfixed by the game footage. The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter and TikTok feeds. “Stray,” a new videogame for Sony’s SONY, +1.20% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +1.06% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk...

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Rising Mortgage Rates
Jul20

Rising Mortgage Rates

Freddie Mac has released another week ending’s mortgage rates Thursday, July 14, 2022 with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 5.51%. Up .21% from last week and 2.63% from one year ago, these rates are the highest they’ve been in over a decade. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is now at 4.67% and 5/1-year adjustable-rate mortgage is 4.35% both the highest in over a decade as well. Rates had slightly increased in 2018 and declined...

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Exit the internet, enter the metaverse – your online future is in 3D
Jul13

Exit the internet, enter the metaverse – your online future is in 3D

Venture capitalist Matthew Ball’s new book explores the three-dimensional virtual world that is set to supersede the net. What might this alternative digital reality have in store for users? Venture capitalist Matthew Ball first wrote about the metaverse in 2018 and his essays have become essential reading for entrepreneurs and tech watchers who are attempting to understand or profit from the network Mark Zuckerberg and many others...

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The Metaverse Expo 2022
Jul08

The Metaverse Expo 2022

EVENT INFO The Metaverse Expo, brought to you by TCG World & JPiC, aims to bring together innovative entrepreneurs to connect and interact with industry leaders impacting the Metaverse, Gaming and NFT Space. The 3 day event held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on 8th – 10th July 2022 expects to gather more than 6000 attendees, 50+ exhibitors and 40+ speakers and 50+ talks featuring a host of renowned key speakers &...

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Luna Classic to Call Largest New Metaverse Home: LUNC Accepted as Payment within StarShip Universe with 1.2% Tax Burn
Jul02

Luna Classic to Call Largest New Metaverse Home: LUNC Accepted as Payment within StarShip Universe with 1.2% Tax Burn

San Juan, PR, June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Last month the depegging of the stablecoin UST from the dollar sent shockwaves through the crypto community, as it triggered its partner token, LUNA, to algorithmically print trillions of tokens to maintain balance. This flood of supply left many holders faced with a harsh reality as billions of dollars in value were wiped out in days. Holders of LUNA hoped Terra would respond by...

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Newzoo: More than 500 companies are building the metaverse
Jul02

Newzoo: More than 500 companies are building the metaverse

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more.   Over the course of a year, the number of companies working on the metaverse grew from 200 in July 2021 to more than 500 now, according to a report on the metaverse by market researcher Newzoo. A year ago, a lot of people could plausibly say they...

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I’m the COO of a mortgage company that’s funded more than $100 billion in loans. Here are the 3 things you need to know about the housing market now
Jun24

I’m the COO of a mortgage company that’s funded more than $100 billion in loans. Here are the 3 things you need to know about the housing market now

Mortgage rates climbed above 6% last week, according to Bankrate data, with some pros saying they may go higher. (You can see the lowest mortgage rates you may qualify for here.) On top of that, home prices have risen more than 20% year-over-year, causing affordability challenges for many aspiring homebuyers. And it’s likely making them wonder: What should I know if I want to buy a house now? So — as part of our series where we ask...

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GGTOOR Launches GGTOORCITY in TCG.WORLD — A $102,300,000 Metaverse Deal
Jun24

GGTOOR Launches GGTOORCITY in TCG.WORLD — A $102,300,000 Metaverse Deal

THOMASVILLE, GA, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — GGTOOR, Inc. (OTCMKTS:GTOR) (“GGTOOR, Inc.”, “GTOR”, or the “Company”), an emerging leader in the eSports markets, announces GGTOORCITY is located within TCG.WORLD. TCG World is the largest open world blockchain based game where players can earn TCG Coin 2.0, gather NFT collectibles, own virtual real estate, create, explore the game world, control their...

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This Week in Coins: Ethereum Slides 11% Despite Ropsten Testnet Merge
Jun14

This Week in Coins: Ethereum Slides 11% Despite Ropsten Testnet Merge

Are we firmly in a Crypto Winter? It was another down week for the leading coins as regulators continued their scrutiny of the industry. The crypto market couldn’t hold on to gains it made last week following eight consecutive weeks of decline. According to CoinMarketCap data, all of the top 10 cryptocurrencies fell in the past week by at least 3% except Cardano (ADA), which is up 6% on the week. Market leader Bitcoin weathered the...

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Anthony Hopkins Adopts Ethereum Name, Asks Snoop Dogg What NFT to Buy
Jun14

Anthony Hopkins Adopts Ethereum Name, Asks Snoop Dogg What NFT to Buy

In brief Anthony Hopkins publicly asked Jimmy Fallon, Snoop Dogg, Reese Witherspoon for shopping advice. Actor was an early Web3 adopter, releasing ‘Zero Contact’ last year via NFT film platform Vuele. Actor Anthony Hopkins was one of the first major Hollywood stars to get into the NFT film space. The storied thespian now appears ready to to dive deeper into the NFT world, sharing his Ethereum Name Service (ENS) name and...

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Suze Orman: This is ‘the No. 1 investment’ to make right now, ‘no matter what’
Jun14

Suze Orman: This is ‘the No. 1 investment’ to make right now, ‘no matter what’

Inflation is at historic highs, well above anything the U.S. has seen since the early 1980s. On Friday, June 10, investors and economists will be watching closely when the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its latest consumer price index report, which measures the average change over time in prices paid by consumers for common goods and services. Some experts believe inflation might show signs of cooling off, but Suze Orman, host of...

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Introducing VR: The Case for the Metaverse
Jun14

Introducing VR: The Case for the Metaverse

  ListenAudio Player 00:00 00:00 Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. On April 28th, 2022, we listed the Global X Metaverse ETF (VR) on Nasdaq. VR is designed to provide exposure to companies that are positioned to benefit from the development and commercialization of the metaverse. The metaverse is a set of virtual, three dimensional (3D), real-time rendered spaces and simulations that can be experienced...

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