By now, we all know that the metaverse is coming to take over our day-to-day lives. From virtual offices to virtual fashion shows, anything you can imagine can take place in the metaverse – yes, even sex! Porn games are popping up left, right and center on the metaverse.
In the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, speed is everything. Naturally, the faster a transaction can be completed, the more efficient the blockchain is. While transactions per second (TPS) has been the go-to parameter for many to determine speed, it is not the most reliable.
Lawyers defending the founder and former CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, want you to know that she was just a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young girl who tried and failed. She was trying to change the world—one drop of blood at a time.
The pandemic has shined a light on the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle. Lockdowns and gym closures have made it impossible for many to head out and continue their everyday workout routines. For some, that meant resorting to equipment-free home workouts; for others, it meant giving up exercising altogether.
One of the most important characteristics of a startup founder is agility. You need to adapt to the changing entrepreneurial landscape and make decisions on the fly. One of the most significant decisions founders have to make is whether it is time to transition out of their businesses.
One of the biggest criticisms of non-fungible tokens NFTs is that they adversely affect the environment. To buy an NFT, you would use some sort of cryptocurrency which is mined using energy-intensive mining rigs. Estimates suggest that Bitcoin mining consumes 180 terawatt-hours of electricity annually.
Aspiring entrepreneurs love the American business reality show Shark Tank, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to sharks (aka investors with experience leading successful businesses) to seek investment. The show gives you insight into new companies that are entering the market (some even within your specific realm of interest), how they pitch their ideas and the kind of expectations one needs to enter the board room with.
Over the years, decentralized applications, or dApps, have seen a meteoric rise in popularity. Known for their security, transparency and efficiency, dApps are quickly becoming the go-to choice for many crypto enthusiasts. In this article, we take a look at some of the most popular dApps in use today.
Over the last two decades, the Indian Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space has witnessed significant investment. The Indian SaaS market is expected to touch US$30 billion in revenue by 2025, accounting for approximately eight to nine percent of the global SaaS market. In 2021, US$4.5 billion was invested in SaaS startups in India, an increase of 170% from 2020 as per Bain & Company’s report.
One of the major criticisms that crypto enthusiasts receive is that crypto mining takes up a lot of energy and adversely affects the environment. In fact, Bitcoin uses up 0.5% of all electricity worldwide and has the capacity to push global warming above 2°C. With such massive environmental costs, can crypto really reach its full potential? That is precisely where companies like Gather Network come in.
Even before the term “metaverse” became a part of our day-to-day conversations, gamers had already been enjoying the metaverse experience. In fact, one of the first metaverses ever, Second Life, has been around since 2003. Another early adopter to the metaverse trend is the video game platform Roblox.
In 2021, nearly 74% of businesses experienced malware activity that spread from one employee to another. More than 350,000 new kinds of malware are discovered each day and as of 2020, businesses spend around US$55 billion per year dealing with computer viruses.
What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Is it just a matter of working hard, following your passion and making money? No, it’s more than that. To start your own business, you need an innovative, unique and profitable business idea that excites you and solves an existing problem. But, taking a plunge into entrepreneurship with just your passion and an idea does not always lead to success.
As of 2022, crypto assets worth US$120 billion are locked in decentralized finance (DeFi) applications. DeFi’s rise to fame can be attributed to its decentralized take on traditional financial services, including lending and borrowing, insurance and interest-bearing accounts.
What’s worse than being stuck and trying to move your car through congested streets? Getting caught in traffic inside an underground one-way tunnel. In January this year, a massive traffic jam was caused inside Elon Musk’s loop tunnel beneath Las Vegas during the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).