Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg’s Doctor’s Wife, Sets the Internet on Fire as She Grimes Through Vegas UFC

No Meta where you look! Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg’s doctor’s wife, sets fire to the internet as she grimaces through Vegas UFC fight while sitting next to her billionaire husband Mark Zuckerberg’s wife Priscilla Chan, 37, reacted with horror to the violent fight that unfolded just meters from her front row seat on Saturday. Chan … Read more

This Week In The Metaverse: VR For Surgery Patients, Kraken CEO Resigns

Things are moving fast in the metaverse and in the wider world of web3 as a whole. Here’s what you need to know from the past week: Mark Zuckerg’s net worth is down about 71% so far in 2022, according to Bloomberg. The new report details how much Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent … Read more

Fitness apps will soon contribute to the metaverse

Whether you’re strapping in for a Peloton ride or buying virtual real estate, Mark Zuckerberg says you’ve joined the metaverse. On an August episode of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Meta’s CEO said the evolution of virtual reality will unfold in the same way that computers and cellphones do: Gamers are the first to explore … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg’s $71 Billion Wealth Wipeout Focuses on Meta Struggle

It was less than two years ago when Mark Zuckerberg, 38, was worth $106 billion. (File) Mark Zuckerberg’s pivot in the metaverse has cost him dearly in the real world. Even in a difficult year for just about every American tech titan, the wealth erased from the chief executive officer of Meta Platforms Inc. on. … Read more

8 Weird Browser Games You Might Have Forgotten

Outside the comment sections of video game websites, the most insane things happened to me online on stardoll (or on other dress up games websites like GirlsGoGames.com and DressUpGames.com), founded in 2004. stardoll still exists as a shell of its former self, as far as I know. The front page is mostly filled with paper … Read more

University of Hawai’i Foundation raises record $165 million for FY 2021-22

dr. Priscilla Chan and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $50 million to the University of Hawai’i for ocean research. Photo credit: Richard Chen The University of Hawai’i Foundation has raised a record $165 million in groundbreaking gifts in the past fiscal year, including $50 million for ocean research, a grant to encourage residents to pursue … Read more

Meta AKA Facebook’s Hyped VR Headset Leaked By Man In A Hotel

Screenshot: Zectariuz Gaming / Ramiro Cardenas / Kotaku It’s always worth rummaging around the edge of the bed or in the drawers if you’re staying in a hotel room. Who knows what exciting items the previous guest might have forgotten? Like, for example, a top-secret Oculus VR headset. That’s what happened to hotel employee Ramiro … Read more

Meta moves PyTorch to Linux Foundation

Facebook mother Meta is shifting its PyTorch AI tools, already available under an open source license, to an external governance model overseen by a new independent board under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. Why it matters: The move gives the code more independence from Meta and also gives a broader voice to other major … Read more

Meta acquires startup in Berlin to boost virtual reality ambitions

Facebook parent meta Platforms Inc. has acquired Lofelt, a Berlin startup whose technology aims to replicate the illusion of touch in virtual reality, the tech giant said Friday. The acquisition, which closed weeks ago but wasn’t made public until Friday in response to questions from The Wall Street Journal, comes as Meta is embroiled in … Read more

Meta acquires startup in Berlin to boost virtual reality ambitions

Facebook parent meta Platforms Inc. has acquired Lofelt, a Berlin startup whose technology aims to replicate the illusion of touch in virtual reality, the company said Friday in response to questions from The Wall Street Journal. The acquisition comes as Meta is embroiled in a legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission, which announced in … Read more