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Ex-Activision CEO Bobby Kotick pitched buying TikTok to potential partners, including Sam Altman: report

Bobby Kotick floated the idea of buying TikTok to both ByteDance cofounder Zhang Yiming and OpenAI'…

Geoff Weiss   


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Microsoft is laying off 1,900 workers at Activision, Xbox, and ZeniMax

Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer announced the job cuts in a memo sent to staff, obtained by The V…

Jyoti Mann   


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'Shark Tank' star Kevin O'Leary said he wants to crowdfund buying TikTok

O'Leary said he wants to "democratize" the platform and protect user data from "foreign adversaries…

Shubhangi Goel   


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No, seriously. Where are the TikTok buyers?

TikTok is a huge deal. Lots of users, lots of power. Where's the list of (serious) bidders lining u…

Peter Kafka   


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Microsoft could buy Activision Blizzard by the end of the week. Here's what that means for 'Call of Duty.'

Microsoft could soon own Activision Blizzard, and Activision's president thinks that's good for "Ca…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks AI, closing the Activision Blizzard deal, and his best business decision so far

Satya Nadella sat down with Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner to talk OpenAI, cricket, and his bigg…

Mathias Döpfner   


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Microsoft says it will sell Activision streaming rights to Ubisoft to unblock its takeover bid

Microsoft and Activision Blizzard's newly proposed deal would see Ubisoft acquire cloud gaming righ…

Pete Syme   


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Microsoft's $68.7 billion Activision acquisition clears key hurdle after UK regulator provisionally approves deal

The merger first announced in January 2022 has faced several hurdles as regulators have raised conc…

Hasan Chowdhury   


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Elon Musk would be the best owner for TikTok. There's just one problem.

In early 2022, Elon Musk would have seemed like a perfect candidate to buy the US operations of Tik…

Peter Kafka   


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TikTok leaders are pretty surprised that a bill to ban TikTok is zooming through Congress: report

Proposed legislation to ban TikTok was put up for a vote and unanimously approved by the House Ener…

Hannah Getahun   


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Microsoft's $68.7 billion Activision takeover blocked by UK competition regulator

The blockbuster deal would see Microsoft control the developer behind popular game franchise "Call …

Hasan Chowdhury   


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Microsoft is facing another hurdle in closing a $70 billion deal to buy Activision Blizzard: a new FTC lawsuit

Microsoft needs to close its nearly $70 billion deal to buy Call of Duty Maker Activision Blizzard …

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Microsoft's Xbox boss says jacking up video game prices can end up being 'manipulative'

Microsoft raised its Xbox game prices last year. The company's games CEO Phil Spencer now says too …

Aaron Mok   


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Microsoft is set to buy Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal

Microsoft has received final approval from the UK's CMA to complete the blockbuster acquisition, br…

Kai Xiang Teo   


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Xbox is now on sale at Target for less than it was on Black Friday

The Xbox Series S is now on sale at Target for cheaper than Black Friday after reporting that Micro…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Here's why Microsoft is going to let you play Xbox games on rival consoles

Microsoft's Xbox lost the console wars a long time ago. Allowing some of its games onto Sony and Ni…

Peter Kafka   


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Tech layoffs are hitting companies that are doing just fine

Tech firms have laid off over 34,000 workers this year, but many have done so despite touting stron…

Hasan Chowdhury   


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The UK has restricted Microsoft and Activision from acquiring an interest in each other after blocking $68.7 billion merger

The decision from the UK's competition regulator comes just weeks after a decision to block the $68…

Hasan Chowdhury   


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The FTC is suing to block Microsoft's $68.7 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard

Responding to the FTC's legal challenge, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick said calling the deal…

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The FTC is 'likely' to file a suit to block Microsoft's purchase of Activision, report says

The FTC is scrutinizing Microsoft's bid to purchase Activision and is 'likely' to file a lawsuit to…

Madeline Renbarger