Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Metaverse

Metaverse could open up new world of cybercrime, Interpol warns

Interpol's executive director Madan Oberoi said terror group could use the space to plan, simulate and launch their exercises before attacking a physical space.

The Metaverse isn’t just fun and games. It can now be your remote work partner

Metawork, or remote working in the metaverse, can boost collaboration and improve training.

IBAT Battle Infinity rises as the promising Metaverse token of 2022 with 1.2 Million USD in it’s presales

IBAT is a BEP-20 token whose function is to power the Battle Infinity ecosystem by acting as a utility token for all transactions conducted within the metaverse.

Virtual clinics for mental health, nutrition — why hospital chain has taken metaverse plunge

Yashoda Hospitals Group has set up an information centre in the space it bought on metaverse platform Decentraland, and expects patient services to be ready by next year.

Metaverse is exciting, futuristic technology. But we need to ponder over its potential misuse

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Schools, universities in the metaverse? Why virtual reality is catching edtech’s attention

Until now, India's edtech boom was characterised by online video sessions and pre-recorded lessons. Proponents of metaverse classrooms have a whole other thing planned.

Wordle, BeReal & Facebook — apps becoming less addictive as they ditch dopamine model

The move has come in response to several years of backlash against Big Tech platforms over safety concerns in rewarding attention-seeking behaviour.

How metaverse can improve education, health & climate—Upskilling programs to ‘test dummies’

Metaverse has a broader role to play in our society. Extending the real world that we live in can help us discover ways to make it better.

Metaverse will change the way we function — but here’s what it means for businesses

BMW, Disney, Gucci and Warner Bros are some of the companies already operating in the metaverse. Take a look at a summary of upcoming trends.

MetaShooter — a decentralised blockchain-based unique hunting Metaverse

The game delivers sharp graphics that give users a real-life hunting experience. It also has a chat session & leaderboards where players can communicate with their counterparts.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.