Catalonia Could Soon Have Its Own Metaverse, Says Minister

During the European Blockchain Convention in Barcelona yesterday, the Innovation minister for Catalonia suggested that Catalonia could soon launch its own metaverse. This is amidst a gradual digital revolution going on in the autonomous community.  At the event, the Catalonian director-general of innovation Daniel Macro disclosed some strategies the government is exploring to ensure Catalonia becomes a digital powerhouse. He mentioned that one of the benefits of the COVID19 pandemic over the past two years was digitalizing the economy. The…

Yahoo Rolls Out Metaverse Events for Hong Kong Residents

US-based internet media company Yahoo has launched a series of metaverse events in Hong Kong. The firm announced this news on Wednesday, noting that this move seeks to connect the region’s residents amid fresh COVID restrictions. Per the announcement, this event will see Yahoo hold virtual concerts and exhibitions on Decentraland. Decentraland is a popular metaverse platform that hosts the virtual worlds of several renowned companies. Examples include Samsung, Adidas, Atari, and PWC, to mention a few. Additionally, Decentraland hosted…

Crypto Art: How Poetry is Building a Home in the Metaverse

The NFT marketplace and the metaverse are serving art creators all over the world, and offering a novel way for art appreciation. It appears that poets and poetry, in general, are also not alien to this trend.  NFTs Embracing All Forms of Arts Since Everydays sold for  $69 million, “art” became a word that observers easily associated with NFTs. In fact, what mostly comes to mind when “art” and “NFTs” are mentioned in the same breath is visual arts. The…

ApeCoin Sees Spike in Price Amid Metaverse Rumors

ApeCoin, the native token to the Ape ecosystem, has recorded a notable surge in prices within the last 48 hours. Yuga Labs imminent metaverse launch could be revving the token up the market.  'Otherside' Speculation The token, formerly changing hands for about 10.70 USD, surged to a record 17.18 USD in the early hours of today. This is the highest price the coin has recorded since its early plunge following its launch. There are suggestions that the launch of Yuga…

S Fantasia – A Project Launching a Fantasy Metaverse for Adults

Different ways of thinking about the term “metaverse” are in use, even though it has become a widespread term. Technology that humans employ to access the metaverse, such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), are often associated with this concept. In 2021, the term "metaverse" became widely used, igniting a global discussion about what it means, whether it has already arrived, and who will be the first to exploit it. Nonetheless, in 2022, experts are…

Amazon will Ignore Cryptocurrency as a Payment Method, For Now

While some major corporations like PayPal, Mastercard, and Tesla, have embraced cryptocurrencies, Amazon has decided to be cautious. Following the release of his first annual shareholder letter, Amazon's CEO Andy Jassy indicated his unwillingness to accept cryptocurrency payments. On the other hand, the CEO of the tech behemoth expressed optimism about the future of the crypto industry. In the interview, Andy Jassy also revealed that he does not possess any Bitcoin or non-fungible tokens (NFTs). This is despite the CEO’s…

Palaneum – Create NFTs and Explore Brave New Worlds in the Latest Blockchain Metaverse

Palaneum is a metaverse project offering an exclusive gaming experience, enabling users to earn rewards, create, share, and explore. The project runs on the eco-friendly Polygon blockchain and employs a play-for-rewards model with NFTs, artifacts, and virtual lands. The metaverse market is booming and producing exciting new projects every day. Some focus on generating more profits for investors. Others aim to take gaming to unprecedented levels with passive income perks for the players. Meanwhile, a handful of ambitious projects seek…

Meta Presses On with Metaverse Plans; Files 8 New Digital Asset Trademarks

Moving forward with its plans for expansion within the metaverse, Facebook’s parent company Meta filed 8 pertinent trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark office. Meta’s Trademark Applications Cover a Lot Meta’s latest trademark filings prepare for multiple scenarios of crypto-related services and products. Most of the company's applications connect its logo to products and services within the crypto industry, as well as the metaverse, and the digital sphere at large. Trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis provided a breakdown…

Hololoot Review – The World’s First AR NFT Generator, Marketplace, and Metaverse

Hololoot is a new blockchain-based ecosystem seeking to incorporate all the latest technological breakthroughs. The project prides itself in being the first Augmented Reality (AR) NFT generator with a proprietary marketplace and Metaverse. New projects surface on the blockchain every day. Many deal with non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and some focus solely on expanding the Metaverse. Meanwhile, few venture into the narrow niche of augmented reality. Hololoot takes on the ambitious task of integrating all these elements into an all-inclusive platform. Currently,…

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