Meta touts metaverse’s potential for job training and education

While there’s more commitment by employers in the industries to use VR, adopting the technology remains a hurdle

Gem Digital

Gem Digital Limited increases investment commitment with Everdome

The investment will be focused on actions which move Everdome from a conceptual, visionary project into its new phase of delivery and expansion


Here’s how the metaverse is empowering content creators

The metaverse isn’t just a new way of socialising and creating content

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How luxury fashion brands can leverage the metaverse

Luxury fashion brands have always been at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible

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Alfa Romeo F1 Team looks to expand presence in Everdome

The ongoing partnership will see the Everdome team creating multiple VR experience activations

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Crypto Oasis launches Cove Beach venue in the metaverse

Crypto Oasis hosted top organisations and players in the regional ecosystem for its annual Ecosystem Night


Metapolis’ Sandra Helou on how the metaverse is revolutionising industries

The co-founder and CCO says that the creator economy will see a lot of individuals start to collaborate with brands and their community

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Insights: Future of commerce in the metaverse era

The metaverse offers customers unique experiences and the ability to engage with brands in an entirely new way

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Saudi Arabia to host Web3 Delight in March

The event will take place on March 6 at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center


Building the industrial metaverse with digital twins and industrial IoT

The metaverse is likely to have its biggest impact not in the consumer space, but on industry and business


OneRare officially launches ‘foodverse’ in UAE

UAE-based F&B brands such as Foodlink, Bhukkad Cafe, Farzi Cafe, Cali Poke and Papa Johns, among others have signed up to release their NFTs for signature dishes


UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim launches Mall of the Metaverse

The mall is in the initial phase of development and will open to visitors after multiple stages of testing

KPMG launces CoE for metaverse at LEAP 2023

KPMG launches Centre of Excellence for metaverse and digital twins at LEAP23

KPMG has allocated a dedicated co-investment fund for metaverse use-cases in Saudi Arabia to work together with public and private partners on expediting the technology for practical use

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Alliance for Metaverse and Web3 Empowerment launches at LEAP23

The inaugural meeting paves way for increased diversity, inclusion and safety in digital ecosystem


Metaverse developer LandVault expands to Dubai

Its technology will allow real estate developers to showcase their projects by providing a more immersive experience for potential buyers


UAE’s MoHAP launches 3D digital metaverse assessment service

The service integrates the real, virtual and digital worlds, enhancing the delivery of both government and private healthcare services


Everdome’s metaverse announces a new stage of hyper-realistic adventure

Jezero Spaceport is the next step in the space travel which includes a Martian civilisation experience


Emirates Health Services to use metaverse technology to deliver healthcare services

The new initiative aims to promote telemedicine practices in virtual clinics and provide consultation services and medications through robotic pharmacies


Interview: Jobin Joejoe, deputy managing director at Sony Middle East and Africa

Sony is focused on creating a metaverse around entertainment specifically areas such as games, music and sports, says the deputy MD at Sony MEA


How cybersecurity is changing with the advent of the metaverse

Until cybersecurity in the metaverse is strengthened with specific regulations measures, users should be informed of the potential risks associated with using the platform


How virtual reality and the metaverse will change workplace in 2023

In order to get a better understanding of the mixed emotions surrounding the metaverse, Meta commissioned a study of nearly 2,000 employees and 400 business leaders around the world

UAE: The year 2022 in review

The UAE has accelerated its growth this year with key strategies, strong initiatives and a future-first approach

Nike launches its smart sneaker Cryptokicks iRL

Nike launches its smart sneaker Cryptokicks iRL

The Cryptokicks iRL features auto-lacing, enhanced lighting, haptic feedback, gesture control, walk detection, app connectivity, AI/ML algorithms and wireless charging via the RTFKT powerdeck


Here’s what we know so far about Indonesia’s digital rupiah

Indonesia is setting out its plans for the digital rupiah, a blockchain-based currency, starting with transactions between local banks


Insights: Debate on virtual land

The concept of virtual land has been polarising for various reasons


Everdome’s debut rocket to Mars set to launch on November 30

The launch will take place at 5pm Gulf Standard Time and will be broadcasted live


Sheikh Hamdan approves new phase of Dubai Metaverse Strategy

The new phase was approved at the first meeting of the Higher Committee of Future Technology Development and Digital Economy


ADGM launches Crypto Hub at Abu Dhabi Finance Week 2022

Holding its third day of sessions, the event under the theme of “Crypto Abu Dhabi”, facilitated the assembly of the global crypto, blockchain and decentralised finance entities


Nike to open its virtual sneaker store and trading platform

The sportswear company will release its goods on the Swoosh platform


Saudi’s Royal Commission for AlUla enters the metaverse

RCU has created a 3D model of Hegra’s Tomb of Lihyan, son of Kuza, a UNESCO World Heritage site