Tag: metaverse adoption

Apr 08 2022

Just-In: Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank Wants To Join The Metaverse

Singapore's DBS Group Holdings is the latest major firm looking to join the rapidly-expanding Metaverse. Jimmy Ng, CIO of DBS, said the bank is exploring ways to provide banking services in the virtual world. He added that they are investing heavily in the bank’s digital transformation. DBS aims to enter Metaverse with $730m tech fund...

Mar 31 2022

South Korean Government Opens Metaverse Themed Around The DMZ

A South Korean ministry dedicated to maintaining relations with its Northern neighbor said it had launched a new metaverse themed around the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the strip of land that divides North and South Korea....

Mar 16 2022

Just-In: Global Bank HSBC Enters ‘Metaverse’ Through Sandbox

HSBC entered a partnership with The Sandbox metaverse on Wednesday, which will see the bank set up a virtual stadium in the Sandbox, and engage with the community. The tie-up was announced by The Sandbox in a blog post, and no financial details of the agreement were released. The partnership sees HSBC join the likes...

Jan 31 2022

$11B Company Entain To Invest $133 Million To Compete In Metaverse, Immersive Gambling

Sports betting and gambling company Entain will infuse $133 million to launch a global innovation lab to develop immersive gaming and...

Jan 21 2022

Here’s Why South Korea Is Confident About Becoming A Leading Force In The Metaverse

Jan 21 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  metaverse metaverse adoption news south korea

South Korea has announced a five-year plan that will put...

Jan 16 2022

Walmart Files For Its Own Cryptocurrency As It Begins Metaverse Plans

Jan 16 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  metaverse metaverse adoption news nft walmart

American multinational retailer Walmart might have been making silent moves about the metaverse, but as new CNBC...

Jan 11 2022

Investors Spend Millions On Digital Land As ‘Metaverse’ Exposure Continues

Spending millions on an unsubstantial property might sound foolish, but virtual reality & its future predictions plunge many...

Jan 03 2022

Square Enix Chief Hints About Plans For NFTs, Metaverse, and Blockchain In 2022

No doubt, 2021 saw an impressive adoption of nonfungible tokens (NFT) and play-to-earn (P2E) games, but an even bigger adoption may well be underway as one of the world leaders in gaming — Square Enix,...

Dec 20 2021

Just-in: China’s Internet giant Baidu registers its Metaverse trademark

Dec 20 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  baidu ethaud ethbkrw ethbrl ethbtc

The Chinese metaverse expansion is taking over the country's market despite recent warnings from the authorities. Earlier today, China's leading internet company, Baidu noted that it had registered its metaverse trademark. Furthermore, Baidu also...

Nov 25 2021

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