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Paris Hilton is Bringing her Malibu Mansion to the Metaverse within her Partnership with the Sandbox

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World-famous entrepreneur, DJ, and acknowledged socialite Paris Hilton continues her Metaverse expansion. Being one of the first celebrities to start exploring the Web3 world, Paris has already dropped several NFT collections, managed to build an excellent portfolio of non-fungible artworks, and is actively involved in advising and helping artists with minting their NFTs.  On August 9th, the crypto queen announced her partnership with the Sandbox, saying on her Twitter “We are going to expand Paris World onto The Sandbox and it’s going to be THE place to sliv in the #Metaverse.” In collaboration with the celebrity’s media content company and […]

Krista Kim: Building a Metaverse Around Tokens, Techism, and Wellness

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You wake up in the winter of 2045. It’s midnight, and a 3D hologram of the sun hovers above. Prescribed by your AI physician, you remember that it’s supposed to boost your vitamin D levels, and ease you into another day of life lived online. Anticipation sets in, so it must be working. After scarfing down a nutrient-dense pack of pink goo for breakfast, you mount your omnidirectional treadmill, don your full-body haptic suit and VR helmet, and clock in to your job as education director at one of the world’s largest metaverse art museums. Although this reality is still […]

What is the Metaverse? A Complete Guide to Our Web3 Future

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Until recently, many believed the metaverse was nothing more than a pipe dream by technologists and sci-fi nerds. But since the pandemic, a shift towards digital interaction and the rise of digitally native consumers has led experts to see the metaverse as the next major shift in computing. From corporate boardrooms and mainstream media to indie podcasts, discussions of the metaverse abound. But how realistic is this vision for a digital reality that parallels IRL experiences? In a world of constant hype, sometimes the excitement surrounding anticipated impact of new technology outpaces its actual readiness for mainstream adoption. And, to […]

Pearson to Leverage Its Profits from Textbook Sales Due to NFTs

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NFT technology is booming, opening bountiful prospects for non-blockchain companies, including media giants and publishers. British academic textbook publisher Pearson is not staying behind and is on the alert to join the NFT movement. Currently, Pearson is looking to leverage its profits due to the NFT verification to keep track of digital textbook sales on the secondary market.  According to the publisher’s CEO Andy Bird, Pearson textbooks are resold up to seven times in their shelf life. By applying the NFT verification to each textbook, the company’s CEO hopes to gain a significant number of small revenue sources that would […]

See How Google AI Gave New Life to 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs

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Imaging technology based on AI has become increasingly powerful and impressive with the passing of time. Most notably, the NFT art space has benefitted substantially from this emerging technology, with projects like Entropy Cards featuring pieces almost entirely generated using AI tools. Some projects in the NFT space are even inching towards embedding AIs into NFTs. However, with the release of the Artsy Monke collection, perhaps the time is ripe to embrace tradition, and return to monke. For those skeptical about the project based on its name alone, this isn’t an attempt to latch onto the branding that’s defined the […]

The First-Ever KuCoin Metaverse Office to Open on Erthaverse Terrains

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One of the leading global crypto exchanges, KuCoin, enters the metaverse by opening its first virtual office. For this, KuCoin has partnered with Ertha metaverse, which marks a successful start for both. Thus, for Ertha, the integration of KuCoin becomes the first full-scale transition of IRL business into its metaverse terrains. For KuCoin, in its turn, this step puts it in one line with the most metaverse-friendly exchanges. The KuCoin office is launching on July 28th, allowing players in Ertha’s Beta to the state-of-the-art VR premise with live crypto charts. For those, who are still unfamiliar with the project, Ertha […]

MTV Announces the Best Metaverse Performance Category

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Have you ever been to a concert held in the metaverse? Based on the scale of the latest events, you definitely should try. Seeking where to go you can stop your search here, as MTV has just come up with its new category for the Video Music Awards (VMAs), titled “Best Metaverse Performance.” And it’s no surprise, judging from how many musicians chose in favor of metaverse channels for their big-scale performances. The first-ever MTV’s Best Metaverse Performance nominees include Ariana Grande, BLACKPINK, BTS, Charli XCX, Justin Bieber, and Twenty One Pilots. Each of them has been recently setting the […]

Nike Bridges Physical and Digital in the New Seoul-Based Style Store

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Nike has recently gained a rapid pace in the web3 expansion and is only going to speed up. Thus, the brand’s new Nike Style store, which opened in the neighborhood of Hongdae, Seoul on July 15th, offers its visitors to go to web3 and back. The never-before-seen concept, which Nike calls ‘digital-physical’, houses both digital and physical areas, offering these two experiences: QR codes, transferring clients to the in-store AR zones A studio of contents, which offers shoppers to process photo and video insights for their socials using customizable backdrops The idea of merging two realities dates back to Nike’s […]

Upcoming Drops: July 25-31

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Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL. Don’t get us wrong — the more people onboarded into the space, the merrier. But the constant influx of great art and new ideas makes it increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings. Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter and Discord scrolling behind you, as we put together a weekly list of upcoming NFT drops you definitely don’t want to miss. Here’s […]

Epic Games to Minecraft: Don’t Force Your NFT Views on Others

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Minecraft’s recent ban on NFTs sparked a new wave of discussion in both the NFT and gaming communities earlier this week. Most notably, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney weighed in on the matter in a recent reply to the Minecraft account’s tweet, urging platforms like Minecraft not to “interfere [with a consumer’s decision making] by forcing their views onto others.” Understandably, some NFT critics were quick to interpret Epic Games’ neutral stance on NFTs as a full-on endorsement of the technology. Sweeney corrected those users, instead encouraging them to “make their own decisions” on whether crypto, NFTs, and […]
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