Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022. Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently gave … Read more

Apple WWDC 2022 preview: New iOS, MacOS expected

Apple CEO Tim Cook will present the latest versions of Apple’s software for iPhones, iPads, Mac, Watch, and TV on Monday to kick off WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. The new “bits,” as attendees often call the updates, are the biggest Apple software announcement of the year and set the public strategy for Apple’s platform … Read more

Meta is opening a store as VR headset sales make play for mainstream

Katie Contreras and Chris Nguyen, experience experts, stand at the Customer Onboarding station for the Quest Demo space during a preview of the inaugural physical store of Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc in Burlingame, California, May 4, 2022. Brittany Hosea-Small | Reuters A good number of teenagers have virtual reality headsets, but have they starting using … Read more

The metaverse stole the show at Mobile World Congress

SK Telecom’s “4D Metaverse” ride at Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Ryan Browne | CNBC BARCELONA – Mobile World Congress made a big comeback this year – but the term on everyone’s lips was not “smartphones” or “5G.” Instead, it was the “metaverse,” a vague concept used to describe vast digital worlds in … Read more

China adds firms to industry body developing the country’s metaverse

Virtual reality is seen as a key technology for the metaverse. Chinese technology companies are starting to explore metaverse applications. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images A Chinese industry body designed to develop the country’s metaverse applications has added a new batch of companies as it pushes ahead with the latest technology craze. The metaverse does … Read more

Tech giants’ latest moves, regulatory action

Citizens try out a virtual reality experience at the opening of Cheonan Qianshu Shopping mall, Shanghai, China, On December 22, 2021. Virtual reality is a key part of the concept of the metaverse. Xing Yun | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Imagine this: the metaverse with Chinese characteristics. That’s how the virtual world … Read more

Morgan Stanley says these stocks are the best way to play China's $8 trillion metaverse opportunity

Metaverse loosely refers to the idea of ​​people living and working on playing in virtual worlds. Morgan Stanley believes the market could become huge in China.

Best Buy could cash in from rise of the metaverse, analyst says

Customers are waiting outside a Best Buy store in downtown Toronto, Ontario on November 23, 2020 to pick up their online orders. Geoff Robbins | AFP | Getty Images As businesses and consumers become more interested in the meta-verse, Best Buy could make money by selling more virtual reality headsets and more expensive computers, says … Read more