top of page
Long-time Chief Executive Officer Ben Silbermann of Pinterest would step down, handing over the reins of the social media platform to Google...

Stock Market

Google executive to take over as a new CEO of Pinterest

Top accounting firm Ernst & Young has been slammed with a record $100 million fine from the US government...

Stock Market

Accounting firm gets 100 million fine for faulty regulations

The Indian rupee slipped into a fresh low today and extended losses against the US dollar.


The rupee tumbled to a new low against the dollar in the midst of an increase in crude oil price

Wall Street saw a sharp fall at its closing in a broad sell-off. Consumers' worries over recession have sparked up...

Stock Market

Wall Street Lose Balance after recession strikes growth fear among consumers’

Soaring inflation may be pushing the US economy into a deep recession. Last week's 0.75% interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve...

Stock Market

Inflation ringing the recession bell - Mohammed Shaheen

Stock Market

12 Dec 2021

Meta Launched its Virtual Reality Game called Horizon Worlds

The Index Today

Meta is bringing its vision of a so-called metaverse closer to (virtual) reality.

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook said last Thursday that Horizon Worlds, a free app for socializing in VR that has been long in the making, is now open to anyone 18 and older in the United States and Canada.

According to the reliable source, Horizon Worlds is not a fully fleshed-out metaverse. That hard-to-define concept refers to efforts to build a wide-ranging virtual realm that people can walk around within, via digital avatars, and interact with others who are also there virtually. But the launch is one of the biggest efforts the company has undertaken to popularize VR — and virtual socializing — since its purchase of Oculus in 2014.

In the Horizon Worlds, headset-wearing users can meet up with friends and new people, play games and create their own worlds. Users, who appear as heavily customizable but legless avatars, can move their actual fingers and hands to gesticulate in VR, and their avatars' mouths appear to move in lifelike ways as how they actually speak.

Clay pottery with table linens
bottom of page