Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that the company is changing its corporate name to Meta in a rebrand that focuses on virtual and augmented reality.
“Metaverse”: The company’s stock ticker symbol will change from FB to MVRS on Dec. 1, but the Facebook app’s name — as well as Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger — are here to stay.
With the help of virtual reality (VR), a South Korean man “reunites” with his wife four years after her death.
The power of VR: Last year, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) released a TV documentary entitled 너를 만났다 (“I Met You”).
Steve Zhao, the founder of Sandbox VR, went from almost burning through all his funds after launching in 2017 to recently closing a $68 million Series A with iconic Silicon Valley VC firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Hello World. I’m Sandbox.
Third-year students in Tokyo’s Minato Ward have come up with an attraction that showcases their ingenuity at this year’s bunkasai (culture festival) held by schools throughout Japan.
While most students often go with projects such as cafes or haunted houses, students at Takanawa Junior High School decided to build a small roller coaster that fits inside a classroom.