Chinese internet users exceed 1 billion

Photo by Blue Bird on Pexels.com The number of netizens in China has reached 1.01 billion as of June this year, as internet penetration rose to 71.6 percent, according to a report released by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) on Friday. The latest tally showed a growth of 21.75 million compared to the number … Continue reading Chinese internet users exceed 1 billion

Facebook transitioning to a ‘metaverse’ company – Zuckerberg

The term designates a cyberspace parallel to physical reality where a community of people can interact in the form of avatars. The concept was coined by author Neal Stephenson in the 1992 science fiction novel "Snow Crash". It refers to the merging of physical, augmented, and virtual reality in a shared online space. Some video … Continue reading Facebook transitioning to a ‘metaverse’ company – Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg hails ‘metaverse’ as the ‘next big thing’ in technology

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has hailed the so-called "metaverse", describing it as the "next generation of the internet and next chapter" for the company, he told investors in a conference call on Wednesday. The metaverse, short for "meta-universe", is a digital world where the real and virtual merge into a vision of science fiction and allows … Continue reading Zuckerberg hails ‘metaverse’ as the ‘next big thing’ in technology

YOUTUBE GO lets users watch videos online

Google recently announced that YouTube Go--the new app designed to upgrade user experience with the video-sharing service--will allow people watch videos offline.  The app was designed and developed with Indian users in mind, reports confirm. With the software, videos can be watched with 2G connection and even where there's limited or no connectivity at all. "It’s also … Continue reading YOUTUBE GO lets users watch videos online