Kategorija: Meta

Meta Announces Layoffs Affecting 13% of Workforce; More Than 11,000 Employees to Be Fired Amidst ‘Cultural Shift’

Meta, the social network company, has announced that it will cut 11,000 jobs, letting go of 13% of the employees in its workforce amidst acultural shiftin the company. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the company, explained this decision was made......

Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Apologizes for Being Wrong About Facebook Parent Meta After Stock Plunges

The host of Mad Money, Jim Cramer, has apologized to investors for being wrong about Facebook parent Meta Platforms after its stock plunged to a record low. “I made a mistake here. I was wrong,” he said emotionally after stating previously......

Nokia Believes the Metaverse Will Replace Smartphones in the Future

Nokia, one of the first companies to manufacture a consumer-grade mobile phone system, now believes the metaverse will cause phones to become deprecated. These metaverse experiences will be powered by the use of virtual reality (VR) headsets and augmented reality glasses,......

A Recent SEC Filing Shows the World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock Plans to Launch a Metaverse ETF

According to a recent filing, Blackrock, the multi-national investment company based in New York City and the worlds largest asset manager, has plans to create a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on metaverse companies. The funddubbed the Ishares Future......

Metaverse Startup Ready Player Me dviguje $56 Milijon v seriji B, ki jo vodi Andreessen Horowitz

The AI-generated avatar creation cross-platform for the metaverse, Ready Player Me, has raised $56 million in a Series B funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The startups co-founder and CEO Timmu Tõke says the funding will be used to scale......

Facebook Owner Meta Files Trademark Applications for ‘Meta Pay’ Covering Crypto Services

Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook, has filed five trademark applications forMeta Pay.The filings cover a wide range of cryptocurrency services. The company is renaming Facebook Pay to Meta Pay. Trademark Applications for Meta Pay Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook,......

Meta Brings Metaverse-Like 3D Ads to Facebook and Instagram

Meta is bringing interactive 3D ads to Facebook and Instagram feeds, inspired by the metaverse pivot the company has begun to execute since its name change. This is possible due to a new integration in Metas AR (Augmented Reality) publishing library......

Instagram Is Working on Bringing NFTs to the Platform in the ‘Near Term,’ Says Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg

V decembru 2021, the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, discussed how the firm was looking into non-fungible token (NFT) technology during an ask-me-anything (AMA) session. Three months later, at the South by Southwest (SXSW) event in Texas, Metas CEO Mark Zuckerberg......

Aptos, Led by Meta’s Ex-Employees, Gets $200 Million to Build a Scalable Blockchain System

Aptos, a new startup created by some of Metas former employees involved in the Diem project, has announced it has raised $200 million for its upcoming goal of creating a scalable blockchain system. The investment, conducted in a strategic funding round,......