Microsoft, Meta and Other Tech Giants Form Metaverse Standards Forum Without Apple

Meta, Microsoft and other tech giants racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to foster development of industry standards that would make the companies’ nascent digital worlds compatible with each other. Participants in the Metaverse Standards Forum include many of the biggest companies working in the space, from chip makers to … Read more

Microsoft, Meta and Other Tech Giants Form Metaverse Standards Forum Without Apple

Meta, Microsoft and other tech giants racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to foster development of industry standards that would make the companies’ nascent digital worlds compatible with each other. Participants in the Metaverse Standards Forum include many of the biggest companies working in the space, from chip makers to … Read more

Tencent Said to Form ‘Extended Reality’ Unit, Steps Into Metaverse World

China’s Tencent announced to its staff on Monday the official formation of an ‘extended reality’ (XR) unit, three people familiar with the matter said, formally placing its bets on the metaverse concept of virtual worlds. The unit is tasked with building up the extended reality business for Tencent including both software and hardware, the sources … Read more

TikTok Said to Be Conducting Tests Allowing Users to Play Games

TikTok has been conducting tests so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, part of plans for a major push into gaming, four people familiar with the matter said. Featuring games on its platform would boost advertising revenue as well as the amount of time users spend on the app — one of … Read more

Facebook page delete: How to delete Facebook page on desktop and mobile phone | 91mobiles.com

You may want to delete a Facebook page if it has served its purpose or is no longer in use. That said, removing a page from Facebook is not as easy as creating one. The option is buried deep inside the Facebook page settings and not everyone can access it. Below is an easy step-by-step … Read more

TikTok Surpassed Instagram, Emerged as Top Downloaded App Worldwide in Q1 2022: Sensor Tower

TikTok has surpassed Instagram and become the world’s top downloaded app in the first quarter of 2022, according to a report by app market intelligence firm Sensor Tower. The short-video app, which is banned in India, managed to continue to be one of the top-five top downloaded apps worldwide. However, Meta — the parent company … Read more

Facebook account locked? How to unlock a Facebook account with or without ID proof or phone number | 91mobiles.com

Facebook has around 2.8 billion monthly active users around the globe. While this number seems huge, we can’t disregard it as Facebook has been around since 2004 and is amongst the first platforms that radically changed and revolutionized social media. Since Facebook has such a large user base, there are instances where users get locked … Read more

This app steals your Facebook data and you should delete it immediately

A report suggests Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools is a Trojan in the form of FaceStealer and this could lead to users being scammed. The app asks users for their Facebook login and password but then redirects to some unknown Russian servers where it gains access to private and confidential information like credit card information, messages, … Read more

Pokemon Go Creator Thinks Metaverse Needs to Keep It ‘Real’

Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke has been working on technology that helps people navigate and enjoy places in the real world since he helped create Google Maps nearly 20 years ago. So it’s not surprising that he isn’t a fan of the current hyperbole surrounding the notion that technology is poised to hatch a “metaverse” … Read more

Apple, Google, and Meta to TikTok and Microsoft — Tech Giants Cutting Ties With Russia

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, global technology companies have joined governments and the international business community in cutting ties with the world’s largest country over its ongoing military actions. Companies including Apple, Google, and Meta are restricting the availability of their products and services to Russian users. Similarly, AMD, Dell, TSMC, and Intel are … Read more