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Virtualisation
Infosys announces the launch of the Metaverse Foundry
February 2022
Infosys has launched Infosys Metaverse Foundry, providing businesses new consulting services that offer a choice of virtual and physical services.
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation, privacy and the 'darkside' of the Metaverse
February 2022
Technology is growing more and more sophisticated with each passing year. However, as the metaverse begins to unfold, we're only just scratching the surface to leverage data in new and innovative ways. 
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Digital Transformation
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
February 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
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IT infrastructure
Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
February 2022
Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.
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Google
New research reveals concerns on Metaverse and NFTs
February 2022
It's been hard to escape NFTs and the Metaverse over the past year. But does the public really trust these new virtual innovations?
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Gartner
25% of people will spend at least one hour a day in the metaverse by 2026
February 2022
Vendors are already building ways for users to replicate their lives in the digital world, according to Gartner.
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Digital Marketing
It’s time for digital marketers to dip their toes in Web 3.0
February 2022
Web 3.0 is about to explode the internet as we know it, and digital marketers need to keep pace.
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
January 2022
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Artificial Intelligence
Embracing the Metaverse: Accenture's critical insight in Fjord Trends 2022 report
January 2022
With the Metaverse set to drastically change the way companies conduct business, it is now more vital than ever for employers to prepare and respond accordingly. 
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Customer experience
A new way to test user experiences in Facebook, Metaverse, and VR
January 2022
Video-based human insight company UserTesting has released new templates for its Human Insight Platform, enabling fast, opt-in feedback from any metaverse or virtual reality user, including those using Meta (formerly Facebook).
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Cloud
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in landmark deal
January 2022
The merger is set to create further opportunities for Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud while also providing a solid foundation for entry into the metaverse.