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"Microsoft is accusing the PlayStation manufacturer of preventing developers from adding games to Xbox’s subscription service"
"Microsoft is accusing the PlayStation manufacturer of preventing developers from adding games to Xbox’s subscription service"
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BREAKING: Activision Blizzard is being sued by a deceased employee’s family, who claim that sexual harassment was a “significant factor” _...Read More_
BREAKING: Activision Blizzard is being sued by a deceased employee’s family, who claim that sexual harassment was a “significant factor” _...Read More_
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"Activision Blizzard Inc. will delay a Call of Duty game that had been planned for next year, the first time the franchise will be without an annual mainline release in nearly two decades, according to people familiar with the plan."
"Activision Blizzard Inc. will delay a Call of Duty game that had been planned for next year, the first time the franchise will be without an annual mainline release in nearly two decades, according to people familiar with the plan."
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Here's the massive story Vahn16 and I reported out about what happens next after Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard, whether the Federal Trade Commission could block the deal, and what to make of company executives' ties to the U.S. _...Read More_
Here's the massive story Vahn16 and I reported out about what happens next after Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard, whether the Federal Trade Commission could block the deal, and what to make of company executives' ties to the U.S. _...Read More_
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NEW: Gamers are not impressed with Call of Duty: Vanguard, and some boycotted World of Warcraft over Activision Blizzard's culture issues. The company is planning a Warcraft mobile game but canceled its earnings call, a move that echoes _...Read More_
NEW: Gamers are not impressed with Call of Duty: Vanguard, and some boycotted World of Warcraft over Activision Blizzard's culture issues. The company is planning a Warcraft mobile game but canceled its earnings call, a move that echoes _...Read More_
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"In this week’s newsletter: farming, city planning, even golf – I admit I find games about unbelievably boring activities addictive"
"In this week’s newsletter: farming, city planning, even golf – I admit I find games about unbelievably boring activities addictive"
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NEW: Activision Blizzard has not responded to workers' request to recognize their union. The 6PM ET deadline has passed. Now workers plan to file for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board. Our full story here:
NEW: Activision Blizzard has not responded to workers' request to recognize their union. The 6PM ET deadline has passed. Now workers plan to file for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board. Our full story here:
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“This is the next step in a process that has been carefully considered and in the works for some time, and this structure brings Raven into _...Read More_
“This is the next step in a process that has been carefully considered and in the works for some time, and this structure brings Raven into _...Read More_
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"The Game Workers Alliance represents workers at Raven Software, a studio owned by Activision Blizzard where some employees walked out in early December to protest work conditions."
"The Game Workers Alliance represents workers at Raven Software, a studio owned by Activision Blizzard where some employees walked out in early December to protest work conditions."
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>"Suspicious US regulators and a problematic culture at the video game firm need to be overcome to realise AR vision"
>"Suspicious US regulators and a problematic culture at the video game firm need to be overcome to realise AR vision"
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Cornell professor of labor and employment law Risa Lieberwitz said the Microsoft acquisition should not impact Activision Blizzard employees’ current efforts to unionize, since the movement is still in its early stages. More context here:
Cornell professor of labor and employment law Risa Lieberwitz said the Microsoft acquisition should not impact Activision Blizzard employees’ current efforts to unionize, since the movement is still in its early stages. More context here:
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"More than 30 quality assurance testers at Activision Blizzard-run RavenSoftware have formally asked management to recognize their union."
"More than 30 quality assurance testers at Activision Blizzard-run RavenSoftware have formally asked management to recognize their union."
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It is inevitable now that when a big tech company makes a significant, strategic decision — like Microsoft’s plan to spend $70 billion on the video game giant Activision Blizzard — it invokes the metaverse.
It is inevitable now that when a big tech company makes a significant, strategic decision — like Microsoft’s plan to spend $70 billion on the video game giant Activision Blizzard — it invokes the metaverse.
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It's quite clear what's happening here, and it's fair to say that I have... some reservations.
It's quite clear what's happening here, and it's fair to say that I have... some reservations.
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"Microsoft’s decision to buy video game company Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal shows big tech firms keep pushing the envelope, while legacy media companies, desperate to reposition themselves for younger audiences, sit on the _...Read More_
"Microsoft’s decision to buy video game company Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal shows big tech firms keep pushing the envelope, while legacy media companies, desperate to reposition themselves for younger audiences, sit on the _...Read More_