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Meta is working on plans to allow users to create and sell non-fungible tokens as Facebook’s parent company seeks to join the rush of companies trying to capitalise on the digital collectible craze.  Teams at Facebook and Instagram are readying a feature that will allow users to display their NFTs on their social media profiles, […]

It only takes 6-9 months to build a digital bank or insurance solution with Edge. SINGAPORE and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and HONG KONG, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Oliver Wyman Digital today announced the launch of Edge, a digital platform with Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Insurance-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions to help incumbent banks and digital challengers accelerate […]

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s decision to allow small-value offline digital payments through digital channels such as cards, wallets and mobile devices may encourage innovative digital payments solutions without internet access, experts said. On 4 January, the central bank said offline digital payments of up to ₹200 will be allowed without active internet connections. […]

Yale anthropologist Lisa Messeri paid close attention last fall when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shared his plans to invest billions into creating the “metaverse,” an immersive, digital world that he claims is humanity’s “next frontier.” Messeri studies the places where technology and science are produced and how scientists and engineers build new worlds through their […]

Frances Haugan, a former Facebook employee was working in the tech giant as a product manager. She left her job at the tech giant in May 2021. Haugen, however did not just left the company, but also took alongside her some sensitive internal documents. These documents brought forward that Facebook knew that its app harms young […]

Britain will seek to regulate the rise of the metaverse popularised by Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook under its flagship Online Safety Bill, the UK’s digital minister has confirmed. Facebook, which rebranded as Meta in November, and dozens of other companies have claimed that breakthroughs in virtual reality mean that a seamless blending of the virtual world […]

GURUGRAM: Meta, the newly formed parent company of Facebook, on Wednesday unveiled its new office in the city, spanning 130,000 sqft with a digital skilling hub for small businesses and digital creators. The DLF-2 workplace, spread over six floors but emphasising the startup roots of the global tech giant, is its first standalone office facility […]

The report defines Atoms as businesses dealing physically, and Bits as those that carry out business digitally. The report highlights key success factors for digital businesses, accounting nuances and how to go about valuing these companies. Lower marginal cost The report highlighted that one of the advantages for new digital companies is lower marginal cost. […]

Advertisers are increasingly moving their spending online, no doubt in an attempt to follow consumers who are increasingly moving online themselves. Marketers want to be where consumers are, looking to convince them of the benefits of buying their products or services. A recent forecast from media-buying platform and data operations unit GroupM seems to provide […]

LONDON – Facebook risks missing the point of metaverse – and a coming shift in consumers’ behaviour – if it fails to permit digital ownership, according to some of the virtual world’s pioneers. The social media giant made waves last month by changing its name to Meta Platforms and announcing a focus on the buzzy “metaverse”. […]