Sunday, January 23, 2022


Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70B

Microsoft is paying the enormous sum of nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo while raising questions about the deal’s possible anti-competitive effects. The all-cash $68.7 billion deal will turn Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming…

PlayStation users worry what the Microsoft deal means for them


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Microsoft’s Activision buy could shake up gaming

Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced last week it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo. Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system, said the deal would be good for…
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Young Filipinos planned for more holiday shopping in 2021

Filipino Gen Zers were intent on spending more over the recent holiday season than in 2020, displaying the strongest inclination among other age groups, a nationwide study reveals. According to a survey by Synergy Market Research, through its partner UK’s YouGov, an international research…



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