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Europe plans to make ‘Big Tech’ pay for building the internet

When binge-watching became a universal pastime at the height of the pandemic, one of Europe’s top executives called Netflix’s CEO and co-founder and told him to escalate his product. Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton wanted Netflix to reduce the quality of its videos to free up bandwidth, fearing European networks would be strained. Reed Hastings …

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NFT: a new tool for building customer loyalty |  Spices

NFT: a new tool for building customer loyalty | Spices

Marketers need a way to meet customers where they are. Increasingly, it’s in virtual worlds, where NFTs and metaverse promotions can drive awareness, increase sales and build loyalty, share Preston Woo, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of Tafi and Daz 3D. Brands continue to adapt to rapid changes in consumer expectations and shopping …

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The sci-fi writer who coined the term 'metaverse' is building his own

The sci-fi writer who coined the term ‘metaverse’ is building his own

Neal Stephenson, Cyberpunk sci-fi writer who coined the term “metaverse” in his book “Snow Crash”, collaborates with a cryptocurrency enthusiast to build his own virtual world, Wired reported last week. The move, which is believed to stem from Stephenson’s concern (and “disgust”) with existing iterations of the metaverse concept, raises speculation about its impact and …

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NVIDIA Announces Next-Generation OVX Computing Systems for Building a 3D Virtual World

NVIDIA Announces Next-Generation OVX Computing Systems for Building a 3D Virtual World

NVIDIA has just announced the second generation of NVIDIA OVX™powered by next-generation GPU architecture and enhanced networking technology, for construction 3D virtual worlds using state-of-the-art 3D software applications and to operate immersive Double digital simulation in NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise — a scalable, end-to-end platform for enterprises to build and operate metaverse applications. Launched last March, …

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Understand Microsoft's grand vision for building the next generation of apps

Understand Microsoft’s grand vision for building the next generation of apps

Over the past two years, Microsoft has introduced a host of new tools and technologies aimed at helping developers, including those at Microsoft, build “the next generation of apps.” Microsoft has something for every app maker, from non-professional “citizen” developers to expert and experienced developers. And executives believe these types of apps, many of them, …

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