Second Life News: Virtual World Exchange Publishes Results for Second Quarter

July 9th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

Press release from: VirWoX (openPR) – The “Virtual World Exchange” (VirWoX), a trading platform where users of the virtual world “Second Life” can exchange its fictual currency “Linden dollars” for real-world currencies such as the Euro, British Pound and Swiss Franc, today announced its operating results for the 2nd quarter of 2008. Compared to the […]

Second Life Jobs: Posting Virtual Jobs Easier Than Taking Candy From A Baby

June 11th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Jobs

‘Work That’s Play’ debuts this month with a new kind of job board site devoted to the demanding and rapidly expanding realm of virtual world employment. Virtual Job Candy represents a new kind of interactive space for virtual job employers and seekers – a space where virtual employers can interface with the specialized kinds […]

Second Life News: Second Life© Client for Mobile Phone Beta Available

June 11th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster, News Editor Redwood City, California, is the home of start-up gaming company, Vollee. It may also be the starting point for a new generation of Second Lifers who want access to their favorite virtual world via a cell phone. From today (June 6th, 2008) on, owners of 3G or Wi-Fi-enabled phones can […]

Second Life News: Working Worlds Virtual Career Fair – May 29th

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster, News Editor On Thursday May 29th, 2008, GAX Technologies will host the second Working Worlds Career Fair in Second Life. The aim is to provide an online venue for job seekers wanting to work in the Benelux countries; Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Some of the biggest corporate employees in Europe will […]

Second Life News: Virtual Conference Explores New Frontiers in Language Learning

May 21st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

SLanguages 2008 is a 24 hour multilingual conference to celebrate and investigate the use of 3D virtual worlds for language education. The conference will be held within Second Life allowing the participants to exchange ideas and share experiences simultaneously around the world. The online conference is free to attend and includes talks, workshops, discussions and […]

Second Life News: The Sims Online Players May Choose Second Life

May 7th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster, News Editor On April 29th, players of the The Sims Online (TSO) discovered that their virtual world was about to come to an end. In an official posting on their blog, owners Electronic Arts (EA) announced that “It is with mixed emotions that today we are announcing the EA Land experiment will […]

Virtual Worlds Conference 2008 – Notes From A Road Warrior

April 9th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Avarie Parker and Brian Regan The Virtual World Conference 2008 just wrapped up in NYC, running April 3-4. The conference presented 2 full days of sessions aimed at “leading media, consumer entertainment, youth brands and agencies” and helping them “understand how to monetize their intellectual property using virtual worlds.” SLENTRE.COM was fortunate enough to […]

SL entrepreneur Profile : Mimi Juneau, “I collect the nicest things you can find in SL, all in one shop”

April 6th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SL Entrepreneur Profiles

By Satu Gustafson Getting started After watching her husband and sons regularly play World of Warcraft and Star Wars, and after reading about Second Life in the papers, curiosity got the better of Mimi Juneau and she thought she might try and have fun in a virtual world herself. After joining SL in July 2006, […]

Second Life TV: MBC, “We’re going to be doing a show called Beauty and the Newb”

March 26th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SL Entrepreneur Magazine, SLENTRE.COM Magazine Feature Articles

By Sigmund Leominster Following a press release from the Wilder Public Relations Firm, SLentrepreneur took a trip to meet with Robustus Hax and ClaudeVon Streeter of the Metaverse Broadcasting Company. Robustus has been a Second Life resident since 2/1/2007 and is now the CEO of MBC, which, according to him, is “an internet television station […]