Virtual World

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A computer-based interactive 3D simulation, in which users take the form of avatars visible to others graphically
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March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Real Tooth Fairies announced today that their 'Every Kindness Counts' program at the Tooth Fairy online world has surpassed 4.
The scheme aims to encourage business leaders to discover the power of the online world by building their personal online brand, which will benefit their businesses too.
The cyber event, on September 14, will be available to a potential audience of eight million users of Second Life, a virtual online world set up by US firm Linden Lab.
THE Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is to become the first professional orchestra to perform in a cult online world with almost 9m "inhabitants".
10TACLE STUDIOS AG and Viacom Germany GmbH will launch their own multi-user 3D online world in 2008, using various brands and industrial property rights belonging to the music television station MTV.
And since our online world is historically authentic, we feel that applying this punishment to cheats, hackers, and other virtual wrongdoers is not only appropriate but also adds to the gaming experience by resonating with classical history.
Cyberspace, as everyone knows, is the online world of computer networks that has facilitated communication, accelerated the transmission of data, and revolutionized the way the world works.
The online world now feels a bit less like the open highway, a bit more like a suburban street: For most people it is just another part of ordinary life, not an escape from it.
Chapters provide a first-hand account from the perspective of one employee, also include insights on Amazon's unusual caste system, and follow the rise and fall of Amazon's employees in a volatile online world.
The Happy Meal boxes prominently feature the Neopets Web site, shuttling curious kids into an the online world, creating more visitors and thus more ad dollars for Neopets.
AgriAmerica moved into the online world two years ago by introducing an interactive Web site.
Church officials say no request has been made to the Vatican, the world's official sanctifying body for sainthood, to name Isidore the blessed protector of the online world.