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Arm has acquired a minority stake in Raspberry Pi. The organizations have been working together since 2008 and this cements that partnership. Arm didn't mention any future plans it may have in mind.
The UK has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Activision-Blizzard. Both companies welcomed the regulator's decision. Microsoft will complete its $68.7 billion purchase of the video game publisher.
AMD acquired Nod.ai, an open source AI software company known for projects such as the SHARK ML distribution. Its expertise in model optimization is expected to help AMD in the AI space with Nvidia.
The UK's competition regulator has launched an investigation into Qualcomm's acquisition of Autotalks. It wants to find out if the deal will hurt competition in the United Kingdom.
A blog post from Microsoft has detailed how 38 signatories filed nine "friend of the court" briefs, showing support for Microsoft's position against the FTC in its bid to buy Activision Blizzard.
Microsoft may be at the finish line of acquiring Activision Blizzard. The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally agreed to the buyout following Microsoft's deal with Ubisoft.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority has ended its investigation into Broadcom's $69 billion acquisition of VMware and published a final report. It has said the acquisition can go ahead.
Adobe's acquisition of Figma is coming under more scrutiny, the European Commission has announced. The body said that it's concerned about the implications the deal could have on the market.
Corsair announced today that the company is acquiring boutique keyboard manufacturer Drop as the company plans to improve its mechanical keyboard and accessories offering for gaming enthusiasts.
Soon after Microsoft's win against the FTC Phil Spencer had sent an internal memo addressing the company's efforts to get it over the line as well as the belief that it would be good for the industry.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has said that it's not happy with Adobe trying to buy Figma. It has asked the companies to provide legally-binding remedies within five days.
IBM has announced that it's acquiring Apptio for $4.6 billion. Apptio has more than 1,500 clients, including more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. The deal is expected to close in a few months.
Despite the CMA, the UK antitrust regulator, clearing the suspicions towards Amazon's acquisition of iRobot corporation, the European Commission is still unsure about its effects on the industry.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK initially expressed concerns over the purchase of Roomba vacuum cleaner maker iRobot by Amazon. But, it has now greenlighted the decision.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission has approved Microsoft's plan to acquire Activision Blizzard with no conditions, due in part that the game publisher's titles are not very popular in the country.
Shutterstock has agreed to acquire GIPHY for $53 million from Meta after a UK regulator forced the sale. Meta is taking a huge loss as a result of the sale as it paid around $400 million for GIPHY.
China's regulatory body has reportedly approved Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, becoming the second major economy to do so after the European Union approved it earlier this week.
Welcome back to another edition of Microsoft Weekly where we recap all the important events that happened in the Redmond technology giant's universe in the past few days. Dive right in!
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has been doing the media rounds today. He said the UK's CMA had made a mistake to block the acquisition by Microsoft and said the company will appeal.
Makers of an upcoming AAA live service game is the latest developer to join Sony's PlayStation Studios lineup. Firewalk Studios is helmed by veteran developers formerly from Bungie.
Sega Sammy, the Japanese video game company, has announced its acquisition of Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the popular mobile game, Angry Birds, in a €706 million takeover deal.
Rovio Entertainment, the Finland-based studio behind the Angry Birds franchise, is set to be purchased by Sega in a deal worth $1 billion by early next week, if talks don't break down.
Japan has become the latest country to approve Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion. It seems like the tides are finally turning in Microsoft's favor.
The UK Competition & Markets Authority's provisional conclusion says Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard "will not result in a substantial lessening of competition" for UK console gaming.
The popular navigation app, Citymapper, has been acquired by NYC-based Via for an undisclosed sum. Citymapper said all of its employees will be retained to continue working on their improvements.
The e-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly in talks to acquire MX Player, as per sources. The famous OTT streaming app has a strong foothold in India with over 300 million users globally.
A U.S. court has declined a request to halt Meta's acquisition of VR fitness company Within, dealing a major blow to the FTC. It's unclear if the regulator will continue the fight in other avenues.
The EC has reportedly sent its statement of objections regarding the acquisition of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft. It contains potential reasons to block the deal unless concessions are made.
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has kicked off an investigation into Broadcom's $61 billion acquisition of VMware. Results of Phase 1 are expected after a couple of months.
Google and Nvidia have raised concerns with the FTC over Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Nvidia isn't opposed to the deal but wants the games to remain open-access.
Our latest edition of Microsoft Weekly covers a quieter week where we learned about a couple more Windows bugs along with a few patches, a fine on Microsoft Bing, and some Teams and Excel updates.
A group of 10 gamers have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft seeking to block its purchase of Activision Blizzard. Three of the plaintiffs have admitted to being PlayStation-exclusive gamers.
Microsoft has acquired Lumenisity for an undisclosed amount. The company is a producer of hollow core fiber (HCF) technology that provides faster and more secure networking solutions.
FTC has announced that it wants to block Microsoft's acquisition of Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard. The main reason for this seems to be earlier unfulfilled promises by Microsoft.
Microsoft was allegedly making a new "Super App". And despite earlier reports suggesting that such an app already existed in Windows, new indications point towards it being a new thing.
Microsoft could give Sony a 10-year licensing deal where it would continue to offer Call of Duty on the PlayStation, sources familiar with the matter said. The move could assuage EU regulators.
Elon Musk and his transformations to Twitter are causing a stir. Reports suggest companies like HubSpot are beginning to attract ex-Twitter recruits by firing shots at Musk's decisions for Twitter.
The European Commission has commenced an in-depth investigation into the Microsoft-Activision acquisition deal as it believes the transaction could damage competition in several industries.
This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is jam-packed with news about Windows 11, including items related to its performance and bugs, growth, as well as some new features that were recently added.