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MWC 2022: Qualcomm and the Metaverse

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Futurum analyst Michael Diamond covers Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon’s announcement in his MWC 2022 keynote of a partnership with ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, coupled with insight on his vision on how the firm’s Snapdragon chips and Spaces XR Developer Platform will play a key role the global Metaverse market in the future.

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Microsoft’s Mesh for Teams is Microsoft’s Nod to the Metaverse

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The metaverse is clearly in the news of late, and it appears to be on pace to be one of the biggest trends of 2022. Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers the announcement out of Microsoft’s Ignite event of the launch of its Mesh for Teams, a new offering intended to blend the digital and physical worlds, expected to roll out to users in 2022, and offering insight on what this means for the future of the metaverse in the workplace.

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PayPal and Pinterest in Potential Tie-up

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Futurum Research senior analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the potential $45 billion acquisition by PayPal of social media platform Pinterest. With social media platforms under the microscope of U.S. and EU regulators and their traditional business models under threat from privacy concerns, they are increasingly turning to the world of finance. The tie up of PayPal and Pinterest would streamline the online shopping journey for 454 million global users and would set the combined company up to be a leader in the nascent world of the metaverse.