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Analysis |  Facebook's austerity era couldn't have come at a worse time

Analysis | Facebook’s austerity era couldn’t have come at a worse time

You can’t control when a recession hits. But although tech platforms like Alphabet Inc. and Snap Inc. are weakening in the face of the global economic rout, Meta Platforms Inc.’s own restructuring couldn’t come at a worse time for the company. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff on Thursday to expect job cuts and a …

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How NeuroSync's new eye-tracking product measures cognitive fatigue and how the technology can be applied to basketball, soccer and rugby

How NeuroSync’s new eye-tracking product measures cognitive fatigue and how the technology can be applied to basketball, soccer and rugby

Wearables and wearables equipped with sensors are typically common solutions for sports teams to make data-driven decisions about load management to understand when an athlete needs rest to perform at their best. . Now, neurotech company NeuroSync aims to overturn that pattern with a new eye-tracking product to measure cognitive fatigue. NeuroSync (formerly SyncThink) calls …

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VR woman pleads guilty to embezzling more than $200,000

VR woman pleads guilty to embezzling more than $200,000

A Villa Rica woman has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges of misappropriating more than $200,000 from her former employer, an Atlanta-based property management company. Nicole Leigh Stamps-Mims, 35, of Villa Rica, pleaded guilty before Judge Steve C. Jones in the Atlanta Division of the Northern District of Georgia United States District …

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

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

According to a recent filing, Blackrock, the New York-based multinational investment firm and the world’s largest asset manager, plans to create a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on metaverse companies. The fund – dubbed Ishares Future Metaverse Tech and Communications ETF – will track companies in the metaverse exposed to virtual reality, non-fungible tokens (NFT), …

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Ukraine makes surprise NATO bid

Ukraine makes surprise NATO bid

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed treaties to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his seven-month invasion. Ukraine’s president responded with a surprise request to join the NATO military alliance. Putin’s land grab and President Volodymyr Zelensky’s signature of what he called an ‘fast-track’ NATO membership …

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Global Metaverse Market Report to 2030 - With Alibaba Group Holding, ByteDance, Facebook and Huawei Technologies, among others

Global Metaverse Market Report to 2030 – With Alibaba Group Holding, ByteDance, Facebook and Huawei Technologies, among others

DUBLIN, September 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Metaverse Market by Component, By Technology, By Application, By Vertical: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo According to this report, the metaverse market was valued at $41.9 billion in 2020, and should reach $1,237.0 billion …

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Sandra Matushka

What is reality? It’s all in how you see it.

The whole concept of “reality” has always fascinated me and millions of others. Many moons ago (that’s the generational term for “long ago”), I eagerly gobbled up an evening philosophy class at what is now St. Joseph’s University in my hometown of Philadelphia. The instructor was popular whose late night classes were always packed and …

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