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The metaverse is a $1 trillion opportunity, crypto giant Grayscale says as virtual land sales boom

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook, now called Meta, has created a number of images to show how its metaverse might look. Facebook
Crypto giant Grayscale said the metaverse is a $1 trillion annual revenue opportunity.
It comes as pieces of virtual land inside metaverse projects have sold for upwards of $2 million.
Grayscale said the metaverse is a big opportunity for the crypto world, with investment accelerating.
The metaverse has the potential to become a $1 trillion annual revenue opportunity across the worlds of advertising, digital events, e-commerce and hardware, according to a new report from crypto giant...
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The CEO of a solar-panel company said he scheduled 8 interviews looking for a new electrician, but only 2 candidates showed up

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US is suffering from a huge labor shortage. Douglas Sacha/Getty Images
The CEO of Alternative Energy Southeast said that job seekers keep skipping their interviews.
Montana Busch said that he'd raised starting wages, but that he was struggling to recruit staff.
"It's very much an employee's market right now," he told Insider.
The CEO of a solar-panel company said that job seekers aren't turning up to their interviews. Montana Busch, CEO of Alternative Energy Southeast in northern Georgia, told Insider that he had recently scheduled interviews with eight candidates for a job as an...
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