Metaverse for business: Does it represent an opportunity or a gimmick?

Facebook made headlines around the world when they announced the Metaverse, a virtual reality world in which owner Mark Zuckerberg claims we’ll live, communicate and do business with each other in the not too distant future. Whether this sounds exciting or dystopian to you probably depends largely on your attitudes towards technological change, the increasing …

Telcos and the metaverse: A happy marriage?

As the next phase of communications, the metaverse has huge business potential for telcos. According to Telecom Review, operators could earn up to $712 billion in revenue by 2030 if they introduce 5G applications that support the creation of the metaverse. But what are the challenges to overcome? Here Andrzej Wojnar, director of the optical transceivers …

3 things no one has told you about the metaverse

The word may be on everyone’s lips; but what does the metaverse actually mean for your business? Al Nolan, Head of Technical Consulting for digital experience specialists Bottle Rocket, sets the record straight Like it or not, the metaverse is soon to become a ubiquitous term in our business and personal lives. Whether we are …

What would a branded content campaign look like in the metaverse?

Chris Perry, Director UK of adtech platform Getfluence discusses how branded content could be a key marketing tool on the metaverse Over the last year we’ve seen scores of companies from across the world lay out their vision for the metaverse. Whether you are an ardent skeptic or a full on evangelist, it’s clear from …

The metaverse is here – you better get ready

The metaverse is going to be huge. I mean absolutely colossal. Just consider how many people Meta hired to build it: 10,000. That’s the size of some major government departments. Furthermore, Microsoft has over 250 million monthly active users who could be using their version of the metaverse via Teams this year. This. Is. Big. …

Is the metaverse the future of business?

Despite a new wave of enthusiasm, the term ‘metaverse’ has actually been around since the 1990s. The use of virtual reality even predates that with William Gibson delving into the digital world in the early 80’s, but such language has only entered into everyday vocabulary since Facebook changed its name to Meta, reflecting its new-found …

Future of digital currency: What is cryptocurrency and why is it important?

The world and the technology that surrounds us have never moved at a more accelerated speed than in the present time.  Cryptocurrency is one such archetype of contemporary technology that has been revolutionising the world since its inception in 2009.  A popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC) is currently the fastest asset in the world to reach a …

How cryptocurrencies can change the face of finance

Since 2009, when the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created, cryptocurrencies have grown exponentially in popularity. Today, there are over 4000 different cryptocurrencies, which attract billions of dollars on an international scale. For many consumers, cryptocurrencies are primarily seen as an investment option. However, as we shall explore – the everyday use case of crypto goes …