Philip Rosedale was a digital pioneer in creating Second Life, one of the first virtual worlds and still a leading social platform for adults. Linden Lab, Second Life’s parent company, now has two decades of experience in managing an online world, including developing a virtual currency traded globally. He talks to Global Finance about what they’ve learned and larger hopes for the metaverse.
Philip Rosedale is a digital pioneer, founder of Second Life, one of the first virtual worlds and still a leading social platform for adults. Linden Lab, Second Life’s parent company, now has two decades of experience in managing an online world, including development of a virtual currency traded around the globe. He talks to Global Finance about what they’ve learned and larger hopes for the metaverse.
Bulgaria, Indonesia, Vietnam, Peru and Morocco are better positioned to weather global headwinds, a report finds. Antonella Ciancio As US-China trade tensions, tightening financial conditions and increasing political uncertainty cast shadows on global economic growth in 2019, five emerging countries ...
Big soda is expanding into less bubbly product lines.
More and more CFOs are becoming CEOs.
Singapore-based Broadcom redomiciled to the US, but it wasn't enough to get permission for its acquisition of US-based Qualcomm. Now Qualcomm's merger with the Netherlands' NXP may be at risk, as China and the US ratchet up their economic disputes.
Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress has only increased public calls for more oversight of social media and how it uses customer data.
Supermarkets choose between joining forces with third-party delivery services or buying them outright to serve customers faster and better. Saving costs on the last mile remains challenging.
Three companies with 'extraordinary resources' will pool them to provide employees and their families with a new health coverage model
Corporate spinoffs and spinouts are booming as M&A fever and the long equity bull market fuel an appetite for deals.