metaverse

Meta Declines On Heavy AI Spending Plans, Despite Strong Q1

Share price hit after Meta admits heavy AI spending plans, after posting strong first quarter financial results

1 month ago

Apple’s Vision Pro Headset Causes Neck Strain In Testing – Report

Apple's forthcoming and very expensive Vision Pro headset is reportedly causing neck strain, due to its size and weight

8 months ago

Meta To Axe Staff In Reality Labs Unit Wednesday

Staff reductions reportedly underway at Metaverse-oriented Reality Labs Unit, otherwise known as Facebook Agile Silicon Team

8 months ago

When Worlds Collide: A Phygital Future?

The digital and physical retail spaces have been converging for over a decade. As the age of the phygital consumer…

8 months ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: Smart Virtual Spaces

The convergence of VR and AR and the inception of the Metaverse could herald a new age of working collaborative…

9 months ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Your Virtual Strategy

The metaverse is predicted to have the potential to help UK executives ‘move the needle’ on DE&I initiatives, according to…

9 months ago

Is the Metaverse Dead? Head-to-Head

In this Head-to-Head interview, Tara McGeehan, President, CGI UK and Australia discusses the current state of the Metaverse and whether…

10 months ago

Is the Metaverse Dead?

With generative AI grabbing the headline and massive investment, has the Metaverse become yet another technology that failed to find…

10 months ago

Meta Cuts Prices For VR Headsets

Struggling to sell? Meta has cut prices for two of its virtual reality headsets amid reduced consumer spending on tech

1 year ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: Do Businesses Care About the Metaverse?

As the Metaverse evolves, are business leaders paying more attention to this space and placing active development on their strategic…

1 year ago

Meta Pleases Investors With ‘Year Of Efficiency’ Pledge

After heavy Metaverse spending in 2022, Mark Zuckerberg points to cost savings in 2023 after big drop in profits in…

1 year ago

VR Headset US Sales Decline, Says NPD – Report

Bad news for Mark Zuckerberg's hopes for the metaverse, as NPD points to a 2 percent decline in VR headset…

1 year ago

John Carmack Quits As Meta Defends Massive VR Investments

Gaming industry legend John Carmack quits Meta as company's chief technology officer defends billions spent on VR and 'metaverse'

1 year ago

Meta Halts Construction Of Two Data Centres In Denmark

Meta axes construction of two additional data centres in Europe, as Facebook continues cost cutting measures

1 year ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: The Neo Omnichannel

Are businesses still striving to build their omnichannel as they look towards their post-pandemic futures? The ability to move seamlessly…

1 year ago

Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Resign In 2023, Says Meta

Meta spokesman denies report that suggests CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to resign in 2023, amid investor pressure over financials…

2 years ago

Apple’s Mixed Reality Headset To Offer 3D World – Report

Bad news for Mark's Metaverse? Apple is reportedly planning a 3D world with its upcoming mixed-reality headset

2 years ago

Meta To Axe More Than 11,000 Staff

Mark Zuckerberg tells Meta staff that he is axing more than 13 percent of the workforce, and will extend hiring…

2 years ago

Oculus Creator Designs VR Headset That Can Kill Wearer

Gruesome development. Founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, creates prototype VR headset that can actually kill wearer if avatar dies online

2 years ago

Meta Shares Plummet Over Costs, Weak Forecast

Investors take fright as Meta's revenues fall for second straight quarter, and warns of more costs ahead, forecasts weak holiday…

2 years ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: The Infrastructure of the Metaverse

How does the IT infrastructure needed to support the Metaverse differ from the IT infrastructures that are currently in place?…

2 years ago

Meta Shareholder Urges Job Cuts, Metaverse Spending Reduction

Investor says Meta has too many staff, and must reduce its hefty investment in metaverse tech in order to regain…

2 years ago

TikTok Competitor Triller Delves Into Metaverz

TikTok rival Triller kicks off Metaverz VR platform with electronic dance music concert and plans thousands of events in coming…

2 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Meta Quest Pro Headset

Mark Zuckerberg showcases the Quest Pro virtual and mixed reality headset, as Metaverse moves one step closer

2 years ago

ByteDance’s Pico Debuts Headset To Rival Meta’s Quest 2

Pico, owned by TikTok parent ByteDance, launches next-generation VR headset to directly compete with Meta's Quest 2

2 years ago

‘Explosion’ At VR Lab At US University Injures Staff Member – Report

Employee injured at virtual reality lab at Northeastern University, after opening package that included note attacking Mark Zuckerberg

2 years ago

Tinder Ditches Metaverse, Digital Coin Plans As Investors Swipe Left

Tinder parent Match Group suspends plans to develop metaverse-based dating and Tinder Coins after announcing disappointing third-quarter expectations

2 years ago