Aug 25, 2011

MBC News: 8-25-11

With me back in full color, but Dousa now in gray, and Edi missing in action, Libya's Ghadafi is also missing. Harry Potter may be virtually real sooner than we think, with speculation that "Pottermore" may become more than just books and sales of Potterabilia. Google dips into its cash back pocket and stumps up $12.5 million to buy Motorola's Mobility division. Hewlett Packard step out of the tablet market while making huge sales of their now defunct device!

MBC News August 25th, 2011 from Metaverse TV on Vimeo.

The Concise Oxford add words like "w00t" and "cyberbully" to the latest edition of the dictionary. Mal talks about TV that watches YOU, and Blue Mars introduces a "Blue Mars" lite that uses Google street view.

Aug 18, 2011

MBC News: 8-18-11

Apologies for looking so gray but the interweb was playing up and I after several attempts to rez, this was the best we could get to in the time we had. So, the wonderful gray look is NOT a fashion statement but a wonderful example of how Second Life can be less than perfect. And be sure to watch PAST the end of the news for Rob's little "easter egg!"

Syria is still in turmoil whereas Morocco is about to go to the polls. Launch magazine suggests Linden Lab makes $100 million per year. eMarketer suggests virtual goods sales could reach $653 million this year. Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, may increase its value to $1.2 billion following talks with an unnamed investor.

Mal and the team talk about the SLCC 2011 conference and Edi dishes out the details on what's happening in Second Life.

Aug 11, 2011

MBC News: 8-9-11

As Mal and Dousa lock the doors to keep out the London rioters, Siggy reports on LinkedIn's quarterly figures, Mal picks up on Limewire's multi-million settlement for copyright infringement, and Dousa reveals that women spend more money on virtual goods than men do.

MBC News August 9th, 2011 from Metaverse TV on Vimeo.

It's been such a busy week that I didn't even have time to change my sweater!

Aug 2, 2011

MBC News: 8-2-11

US default crisis nears the end, Samsung stops sales of its Galaxy Tab in Europe, "all-you-can-eat" data use on mobile phones is on the way out, India clamps down on internet shops, and much more.

MBC News August 2nd, 2011 from Metaverse TV on Vimeo.

It's summer so I'm back in blond.