On May 22nd, Faraday Future (also known as "FF") officially announced the launch of the "Mission Farad" platform, which integrates many benefits of its user co-creation and sharing concept. For example, users can become partners of Jia Yueting.
Bilibili, a Chinese company that specializes in video streaming and mobile gaming, has recently released a new app for its blockchain platform called Upowerchain. This app enables users to view digital collections, search for on-chain addresses and access asset information.
Following along with the concepts of Metaverse and Web3, Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG ) announced the Bored Ape NFT series number #3489 as its ambassador at the construction machinery exhibition at the Las Vegas Metaverse, and released its Web3 exploration linkage plan.
PG Verse announced the completion of a Pre-A round financing worth several millions of dollars. This round of financing was funded by New Access Capital, BlueRun Ventures and Youshan Capital. The funds are aimed at bolstering the company's Metaverse ambitions and its underlying technology, including the integration of "R&D + Algorithm + Computing Power" such as spatial computing, AIGC and 3D cloud services, and accelerate the process of commercial applications.
Tagging, a Chinese metaverse social application developer, released an app based on ChatGPT technology - Tagging X GPT-3, which combines tags and digital characters.
Digital asset financial services group HashKey Digital Asset Group, along with its partners, public cloud IaaS service provider Alibaba Cloud and internet infrastructure protocol PlatON, will co-host HAPathon 2023, a Web3 global startup competition.
Baidu Research, a leading AI research lab initiated by Baidu, released its predictions on January 5 for the top 10 technology trends of 2023, including big models, digital-real convergence, virtual-real symbiosis, autonomous driving, and more.
Shibuya, a Web3 video platform, received seed round funding of $6.9 million on December 8, led by a16z crypto and Variant, which was also the first Web3 startup to publicly accept investment from Joseph Tsai, co-founder and executive vice chairman of Alibaba.
In order to advance the global development of Web3 and the metaverse, Huobi has partnered with Tron Network and DMC Labs to jointly launch the world's first national token, the Dominica Coin (DMC).
FTX Ventures, a capital investment fund under crypto exchange FTX, has invested in Lens Protocol, a composable and decentralized social graph created by the team behind decentralized finance lending platform Aave.
Serotonin, the leading marketing agency in Web3 field, published a report on November 2 to demonstrate how both studios and gamers can benefit tremendously from Web3.
Stephen Chow, a Hong Kong comedian, filmmaker and actor known for Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, posted on Instagram on October 31 to ask which of his movie characters people would most like to see in the metaverse, hinting that he will introduce his own characters to the Web3 world.
The Hong Kong government issued a policy statement on the local development of virtual assets at the opening of the city's flagship tech conference Hong Kong FinTech Week on October 31, aiming to promote the city as an international crypto hub.
According to LiveArt, the NFT collection "Meta-morphic: Seven Treasures" by contemporary master Huang Yuxing will be open for public sale on October 24, 2022 14PM UTC.
XEN token is a recently launched Ethereum project minted by paying gas fees. According to a blog post by X-explore on October 13, an attacker has been minting the XEN token for free, while the FTX crypto exchange pays the gas fees.
Move-to-earn Web3 platform STEPN is reportedly planning to lay off more than 100 moderators, brand ambassadors, and others amid a struggling cryptocurrency market. However, the company said that such reports were "baseless claims that are factually inaccurate."
LiveArt has launched the Meta-morphic NFT reserve campaign. All Meta-morphic holders can participate in the reserve campaign, and the participants will receive a free NFT airdrop in the second chapter of Huang Yuxing’s NFT.
Huawei has at least three departments studying and exploring Web3, and the HarmonyOS team is one of them. Before Huawei, Samsung and HTC have already worked on Web3, successfully combining it with their own smartphone hardware.
Global music and entertainment company Warner Music Group announced on September 29 its new collaboration with OpenSea, a marketplace for NFTs, to provide a platform for select WMG artists to build and extend their fan communities through Web3.
Blockchain software firm and MetaMask developer ConsenSys unveiled the third round of institutional custodians that have been onboarded to MetaMask Institutional (MMI).