Author: Stanley U.

Stanley U. is a writer with unparalleled passion for content creation in the tech space. In fact, content seems to be the very life blood running through his veins. Think content, think Stanley.

Low-carbon, Metaverse to Drive Shanghai’s Economic Growth Shanghai is aiming to attain an industrial scale of more than 1 trillion yuan (US$143.7 billion) by 2025. One of the ways they plan to achieve this is by creating new sectors that would promote low carbon use and emission, using metaverse and other smart terminals. As it stands, Shanghai’s government has started putting plans in place on how to harness these new tracks to expand the city’s industrial system. This was gathered from Wu Jincheng, Director of the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Informatization, in his speech on Wednesday. The green and…

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Meta to Show Off High-end Quest Headset on October 11 Meta, formerly Facebook, is already neck-deep planning it’s annual AR and VR conference for 2022. Starting on October 11, Meta Connect will be showcasing to the world some of its progress toward the metaverse. It promises to be eventful as ‘Project Cambria’ will be unveiled. The keynote event will be broadcast on October 11 at 1 pm ET. Mark Zuckerberg has been teasing the headset for months. Earlier on, Zuckerberg was spotted on Joe Rogan’s podcast saying that Meta would announce a new VR headset in October. He had also…

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PUBG Mobile x Blackpin Collaboration: The VIRTUAL Concert Wins Best Metaverse Performance at the MTV Video Music Awards  The VIRTUAL (Blackpink) has recently won the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Metaverse Performance. This was at the ground-breaking in-game concert series in PUBG Mobile x Blackpink collaboration. The performance was graced by 15.7 million views from around the world. The contest was tough and well fought; Blackpink  triumphed against a shortlist of six of the biggest celebrities and video games in the world, including Ariana Grande in Fortnite, Charli XCX in Roblox, and Justin Bieber in Wave. The MTV VMAs,…

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Safeli Technologies Ltd has just announced the launching of the first version of its escrow service. The services that Safeli brings will be beneficial to everyone, and this is why. Some time around, on the Twitter space, you’d see tweets comparing two pictures, with the captions, “What I ordered for versus what I got”. As users of the internet, there are times we buy and or sell things to people we don’t know. Most often than not, what you receive is a far cry from what you paid for. In worse cases, you never get anything at all, and…

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There’s a lot of things in the online space to keep people busy at every point in time. OKLG has stormed the space again with the announcement of a partnership with Mazer Gaming. Now you might be wondering what this is about. As you may have already come to realize, OKLG isn’t just about creating excitement; it seeks to build a sustainable ecosystem. That said, the team at OKLG is constantly looking forward to partnering with businesses who have similar objectives. From all indications, Mazer Gaming seems to fit in. A little about Mazer. To begin with, Mazer started out…

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There is already a copious number of NFTs out there for sale. And more are popping up on a daily basis. On OpenSea alone, there are currently four million NFT assets. Not to mention other platforms such as Rarible, SuperRare, NBA, Foundation, etc. It is safe to say that not all these NFTs will appreciate. It might become challenging to identify the ones that are really promising and worth your attention. The first step you might want to take is to find an NFT with utility. A utility NFT is one in which you receive a physical piece of art…

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Decentraland Launches First Metaverse ATM On Tuesday, 2nd August, metaverse saw the launch of its first ATM. The ATM was born from a collaboration between Decentraland, Transak and Metaverse Architect Studio, and it is the world’s first metaverse ATM. The metaverse, as it were, is growing in leaps and bounds, re-creating the real world and turning it completely virtual, immersive and interoperable. Currently, businesses are announcing the opening of pharmacies, banks and other forms of enterprises. This first ATM is no longer an announcement, but a stark reality. Through the Transak ATM, customers can now buy Decentraland’s native cryptocurrency ‘MANA,’…

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In the 1990s, many people found it difficult to conceptualize the idea of the internet. However, it was not long before it was embraced as the next big thing in technology. Today, the internet has greatly influenced how we work, learn, play and socialize. In the same vein, people are grappling with the metaverse idea. For starters,  the metaverse is a digital reality where we, as avatars, roam around a 3D digital landscape, where everything and anything is within our visual reach. Wearing virtual reality (VR) headsets, one can expect to check into work, shop, hangout with fellow mega-friends and attend…

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Usain Bolt Prepares to Improve Physical and Mental Health in the Metaverse The man considered as the greatest sprinter of all time, Usain Bolt is preparing for a new challenge in the metaverse with the am of improving people’s physical and mental health. He is doing this in collaboration with Step App, the FitFi platform pioneering a gamified metaverse for the fitness economy. Usain Bolt is an 8-time Olympic gold medalist and 11-time World champion, and he is currently serving as the face of the brand. What Step App is doing is expanding the blockchain economy beyond finance. They are…

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Without an iota of doubt, there has been an increasing interest in the metaverse concept from 2021 until now. This was partly catalysed by Zuckerberg’s decision and announcement to make his outfit a metaverse company, and to rebrand Facebook as Meta. As it were, the metaverse is a world of computer-generated, networked extended reality (XR), which is an umbrella term for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR). Although extended reality has been around for a long time, technological advancements necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has helped to push it to the forefront. In fact, many see…

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