Microsoft asks Sony to hand over legal details
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Wednesday, 25 January 2023 10:23

Microsoft asks Sony to hand over legal details


Activision Blizzard case might get messy for Sony

Microsoft has subpoenaed Sony for legal information to bolster its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard in a move which could force the console maker to reveal a lot of information it does not want disclosed.

Activision Blizzard refuses to acknowledge Proletariat union
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Could the company get any more 19th century? 

Activision Blizzard, which has a history of bullying and sexist behaviour to female staff has taken yet another step towards being backward 19th century capitalists by refusing to acknowledge a staff trade union at one of its video game studios.

US watchdogs snuffle Microsoft's Activision Blizzard buy out
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Worried that Microsoft will pull games from rival consoles

US anti-trust regulators are going to court to stop Microsoft's buy-out of Activision-Blizzard claiming that they are worried that non-Microsoft gaming consoles will suffer.

EU to investigate Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal
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Moving to phase II of monopoly investigation

The European Commission has announced that, following its initial investigation into Microsoft's proposed $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, it will now be opening a more "in-depth" Phase 2 probe to determine the deal's likely impact on competition.

UK government watchdog asks public what it thinks of Activision Blizzard deal
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Because asking the British public works so well

The UK government is asking the public's opinion on Xbox's acquisition of Activision Blizzard despite its recent poor track record on making the right choice.

Saudi Arabia approves Microsoft take over of Activision Blizzard
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Not worth losing your head over 

Saudi Arabia is the first regulatory authority to approve Microsoft’s proposed $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.

Did Microsoft just say that Activision Blizzard was unoriginal?
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Nothing to see here move on please 

Software King of the World Microsoft has just told anti-trust regulators that its $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard is not important because the outfit does not release "unique" or "must have" games.

Brits not fans of Activision Blizzard sell-off
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Microsoft faces the Competition and Markets Authority watchdog

It seems that the British are not big fans of Microsoft’s attempts to buy Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard illegally threatened staff
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US government agency claims

Activision Blizzard enforced a social media policy that conflicted with workers’ rights and illegally threatened staff in the policy's enforcement, according to a US government agency.

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits
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Thursday, 05 May 2022 13:00

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits


Shareholders CEO Bobby Kotick and his board of director took the money and ran

Activision Blizzard faces a new lawsuit from shareholders who say the company sped through its $69 billion mergers with Microsoft earlier this year to avoid answering allegations that they turned a blind eye to workplace harassment.