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Walmart enters the metaverse with Roblox experiences aimed at young shoppers

Walmart enters the metaverse with Roblox experiences aimed at young shoppers

Walmart is entering the metaverse with two experiences premiering Monday on the Roblox online gaming platform. The retail giant’s first foray into the virtual world will include a toy-dropping airship, a music festival with hot artists, a bunch of different games, and a virtual goods store, or “verch,” which matches what customers can find at …

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The perils and promises of quantum computing are approaching.  Here are ways to invest

The perils and promises of quantum computing are approaching. Here are ways to invest

The stern warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Sitting before an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland three years ago, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said quantum computing had the power to transform humanity’s understanding of the natural world. , allowing scientists to create new drugs and better …

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Microsoft begins rolling out Windows 11 update with video editor and Start menu folders

Microsoft begins rolling out Windows 11 update with video editor and Start menu folders

Microsoft chief product officer Panos Panay holds the Surface Neo laptop during a Microsoft product event in New York City on October 2, 2019. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it is starting to release the first major update to Windows 11, the current version of its PC operating …

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