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Artificial Intelligence
Siemens expands NVIDIA partnership for industrial metaverse
Siemens is expanding its partnership with NVIDIA to enable the industrial metaverse and increase the use of AI-driven digital twin technology.
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Metaverse
How the metaverse will change the future of the supply chain
The metaverse is set to significantly change the way we live and work, so what problems can it solve in supply chain management?
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Citrix
The best ways to attract young talent during labour shortages
New research from Citrix reveals hybrid working and ventures into the metaverse are top of mind for Gen Z workers.
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Cloud
Adobe adds innovations and capabilities to Analytics offering
Adobe's new services in Analytics deliver a single workspace for brands to unify data and insights across all media types, including metaverse and streaming media
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Cloud
Adobe Substance 3D updates, looks to the metaverse
A look at all of Adobe's major updates for Substance 3D and how its services are enabling businesses to get metaverse ready.
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Collaboration
Hybrid work and looming metaverse expected to impact collaboration
Hybrid work, when coupled with the build-up to the metaverse, creates a foundation for both the collaboration and immersive markets.
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NFT
Emirates to launch NFTs and experiences in the metaverse
"Emirates has embraced advanced technologies to improve business processes, enhance our customer offering, and enrich our employees' skills and experiences."
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NFT
NFTs set to further immerse Australian Cricket fans
Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association have signed a deal with Rario and BlockTrust in an effort to connect over a billion cricket fans globally with NFTs.
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Blockchain
Everything you need to know about the Open Metaverse
A dive into the the true Metaverse that will give back users control of their own content, identity, data and avatar
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Artificial Intelligence
Accenture provides the key to navigating the metaverse
From web3 to digital twins and conversational AI, many new ways of reimagining the future of technology are already underway, and various sectors are jumping on board to utilise them. 
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Infrastructure
Making the metaverse: The digital infrastructure opportunity
Enterprises are dreaming big, but to take the metaverse mainstream, they need a new approach to digital infrastructure.
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Blockchain
Accenture launches dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group
Accenture has launched a dedicated Metaverse Continuum business group as physical and virtual realities converge.
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Metaverse
Adobe empowers brands to succeed in the metaverse
Adobe has announced a series of innovations, integrations and investments designed to position brands to succeed in the metaverse.
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Artificial Intelligence
Only 22% of Australians trust AI implementation - study
The Accenture Technology Vision 2022 report found that 22% of Australian consumers and 35% globally trust how organisations are implementing AI.
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Cloud
Metaverse to disrupt channel strategy for retailers
Retailers will have to combine a physical footprint with their virtual reality stores, paying for physical and virtual real estate.
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Virtualisation
Infosys announces the launch of the Metaverse Foundry
Infosys has launched Infosys Metaverse Foundry, providing businesses new consulting services that offer a choice of virtual and physical services.
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation, privacy and the 'darkside' of the Metaverse
Technology is growing more and more sophisticated with each passing year. However, as the metaverse begins to unfold, we're only just scratching the surface to leverage data in new and innovative ways. 
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Digital Transformation
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
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Infrastructure
Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.
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Google
New research reveals concerns on Metaverse and NFTs
It's been hard to escape NFTs and the Metaverse over the past year. But does the public really trust these new virtual innovations?
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Gartner
25% of people will spend at least one hour a day in the metaverse by 2026
Vendors are already building ways for users to replicate their lives in the digital world, according to Gartner.
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Digital Marketing
It’s time for digital marketers to dip their toes in Web 3.0
Web 3.0 is about to explode the internet as we know it, and digital marketers need to keep pace.
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Artificial Intelligence
Embracing the Metaverse: Accenture's critical insight in Fjord Trends 2022 report
With the Metaverse set to drastically change the way companies conduct business, it is now more vital than ever for employers to prepare and respond accordingly.