Imperfect Angel, Second Life’s newest exclusive nightclub and entertainment venue, will celebrate its grand opening event this Thursday August 13, showcasing their venue, art, fashion, and a night packed with giveaways, contests, live music, and more!
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Starting on September 14, 2009 virtual items that are in violation of real world copyrights or that infringe on brand owners’ intellectual property will no longer be for sale on Second Life’s ecommerce site, XStreet SL.
Linden Lab Vice President of Customer Relations Cyn Linden has a very lengthy, but clear and concise post on the company’s official blog detailing their new “Content Management Roadmap” for Second Life content and its creators.
Cyn says that Linden Lab is “committed to empowering content creators to better manage and control their content.” She presented a multi-faceted plan help manage content on several levels.
Relay for Life, the signature fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society, recently ended its fifth and most successful campaign in the virtual world of Second Life after having raised over a quarter of a million US dollars in support of cancer research.
Linden Lab, the creators of Second Life, debuted a new portal for organizations to serve as a more professional face for the virtual world. The new “Work” sub-domain continues the company’s slow, but steady revamp. The site features case studies of enterprises successfully using Second Life and offers a free tour of the Second Life [...]
White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Beth Noveck, recently participated in a mixed reality event to promote her new book, Wiki Government.
President Obama speaks to a live audience in Ghana, while his address is streamed to audiences in the virtual worlds of Second Life and Metaplace. The event was announced by CBS News and organized as an official White House event by the U.S. State Department.
Total Bliss, one of Second Life’s oldest established landscaping companies, will relaunch this weekend, showcasing their furniture, gifts, textures, and landscaping branches.
Playboy’s Q1 2008 earnings conference call, Playboy Enterprises chairman and CEO Christie Hefner (the daughter of Hugh Hefner) discussed the company’s future plans and in doing so hinted that Playboy may be developing its own virtual world in the future.
The USC Network Culture Project held an opening session where Cory Ondrejka, former CTO of Linden Lab and current fellow at USC, announced the Second Life and the Public Good Community Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to build or create something in Second Life that would enhance, develop, or sustain the public good.