THE Department of Finance (DOF) sees the merger of Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) being completed within the first half of next year as the Executive branch is now doing due process for the merger.
Microsoft agreed Wednesday to make the hit video game Call of Duty available on Nintendo for 10 years should its $69-billion purchase of game maker Activision Blizzard go through — an apparent attempt to fend off objections from rival Sony.
The European Union has launched an investigation into Microsoft’s planned takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard, fearing the $69-billion deal would distort fair competition to popular titles like Call of Duty.
“The proposed merger would have reduced competition, decreased author compensation, diminished the breadth, depth, and diversity of our stories and ideas, and ultimately impoverished our democracy." — Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter