Category Archives: Internet


Magnetic Mobile Launches First Augmented Reality Promotions Platform for E-Commerce

Augmented reality is gaining wider consumer adoption as interest in the “metaverse” explodes. Ohio-based Magnetic Mobile, a loyalty and targeted marketing firm, announced the launch of Charge AR (, the first-of-its-kind solution for incorporating targeted promotional offers into an e-commerce augmented reality (AR) experience. Continue reading


Sketchfab and Zoe Immersive Partner to Drive 3D VR Content Creation

Zoe Immersive, an award-winning metaverse software company with a mission to democratize content creation, and Sketchfab, the leading platform for 3D and AR on the web, today announced a partnership. This collaboration allows users of Zoe’s no-code platform for building 3D interactive experiences to now access and integrate any of Sketchfab’s more than one million free 3D models into Zoe creations. To make creating 3D experiences more accessible, Zoe is also announcing the beta release of its Zoe iOS app, bringing more flexibility to creators and developers who were already creating with Zoe on the Oculus Quest or HTC Vive. The incorporation of the Sketchfab 3D models will be accessible on all Zoe platforms, including on iOS devices. Continue reading


Ukraine crisis highlights Big Tech’s potential to disrupt daily life

Companies reduce access amid sanctions, political pressure

Google Pay, Apple Pay outages hit ordinary Russians

People rely on Facebook, YouTube for information

March 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As Russians lose access to some popular Big Tech products, the Ukraine crisis has highlighted the companies’ mushrooming role in everyday life worldwide – and their potential to disrupt it. Continue reading


More Than 1,000 Global Organizations Migrate to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Using Oracle Cloud Lift Services

More than 1,000 global organizations are using Oracle Cloud Lift Services to accelerate the migration of mission-critical workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Globally, customers and partners, including Ingersoll Rand, Volvo Group, Suramericana SA, National Pharmacies, Accenture, Cognizant, Infosys, and Syntax, continue to move enterprise and line of business applications, as well as complex integrations, from on-premises and other clouds to OCI. To support the growing demand and help more organizations take advantage of OCI, Oracle is enhancing the service offering with new capabilities that make it easier for customers to design and migrate their data lakehouse and AI-enabled application environments to OCI. Continue reading


OPINION: Passport to the metaverse? Learn from mistakes for a safer, virtual future

The future is here, and it is meta.

Jan 28 /Thomson Reuters Foundation/ – -Companies including Disney, Nike, and Walmart have recently filed patents to create virtual worlds , acquired companies specializing in virtual products and experiences and trademarked  digital extensions of their brands, indicating their confidence in the metaverse as the future of business. Continue reading


Touchcast launches .metaverse domain registration to accelerate enterprise migration into the metaverse

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In conjunction with CES 2022 in Las Vegas, Touchcast today announced the launch of MCity — the world’s first enterprise metaverse, where any company can seamlessly deliver powerful communication, collaboration, commerce, and learning experiences. Companies can now claim their address in the metaverse by registering their .metaverse domain. Continue reading


GOOVIS HMD Ensures Comfortable Low Blue-Light Viewing Environment and Low Visual Fatigue in the Virtual World

GOOVIS, the product brand of NED Optics, a technical leading company in the XR Head-Mounted Display (HMD) field, has been praised by industry experts and consumers for producing premium HMD products with principles of quality and safety. Its products transcend typical viewing devices, which sometimes can cause fatigue and discomfort, and instead offer protective optical technology that does not detract from the high-quality visual experience. continue reading