After Microsoft's £55 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard was blocked in the UK, the company brought in top legal talent to take the fight to the UK's CMA in a Competition Appeal Tribunal.
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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.
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.
The much debated, and often contested, purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk looks like it's set to close on Friday after indication to bankers who are helping to fund the deal by Musk himself.
Microsoft has faced a major setback in the UK where the country's regulator has put up a hurdle in the form of a "Phase 2" investigation of the multi-billion dollar acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Adobe is acquiring its creative design tools rival Figma in a major deal worth $20 billion. The half cash and half stock transaction is expected to close in 2023, subject to regulatory approvals.
The Twitter vs. Elon Musk legal battle continues as the trial date approaches. According to sources, Twitter's shareholders voted in favor of Musk completing the $44 billion purchase of Twitter.
Chinese tech giant NetEase Games is acquiring Quantic Dream for an undisclosed amount. The latter is a David Cage-led studio behind popular titles like Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human.
Sony has announced that it is acquiring mobile game developer Savage Game Studios, which is also working on a AAA mobile game. The PlayStation Studios Mobile Division has been announced too.
Unity's board has rejected mobile app monetization company AppLovin's surprising offer to purchase Unity for $17.5 billion. Instead, the firm will purchase AppLovin's competitor ironSource.
After Elon Musk's announcement that he is terminating his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, the latter's attorneys have filed a letter to the billionaire's lawyers, calling the decision "wrongful".
Elon Musk has filed to terminate his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, claiming that the platform did not provide him information about bot accounts. Twitter says that it will pursue legal action.
A UK regulator has begun its investigation of Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard to determine its potential impacts. The deal is already being probed in the U.S. too.
Twitter has reportedly put a temporary ban on product changes to preemptively prevent sabotage from employees who might go rogue following the deal with Elon Musk. Employees are divided on the topic.
Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter for $43 billion and expressed intentions to take the company private and make it a bastion of free speech. If the offer is not accepted, he may dump his shares.
Citing unnamed sources, a new report claims that Nvidia is considering dropping plans for its $40 billion Arm acquisition due to regulatory hurdles. Meanwhile, SoftBank is considering an Arm IPO.
Microsoft has announced another acquisition, this time by the way of Clipchamp, a startup from 2013 that offers browser-based video-editing capabilities. Its pricing currently goes up to $39/month.
Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a company with expertise in using AI to optimize financial expenditure by providing actionable insights. This is Microsoft's third acquisition this month.
Today, HP announced that it's buying HyperX, a Kingston Technology division that it's had a longstanding partnership with. The Palo Alto firm is set to pay the sum of $425 million.
Reddit has acquired TikTok rival and short video-sharing platform, Dubsmash. Dubsmash will retain its brand and platform with the entire team including the three co-founders now working under Reddit.
With sales ongoing, it's likely that gamers have bought numerous titles at discounted prices. However, if you don't like all of your purchases, the good news on Steam is that you can refund them.
In its continued attempts to take over HP's business, Xerox has now launched a tender offer for all outstanding HP shared, valuing the company at $24 per share, in both cash and Xerox shares.
Japanese display manufacturer Sharp has said it plans to buy Toshiba's PC business in an attempt to re-enter the market it abandoned in 2010. The deal will be worth about $36 million.
In his new book 'Hit Refresh', Satya Nadella has described the reasons behind Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn, stating that it was better to purchase the platform rather than partnering with it.
Google has announced that its third-party data partnerships now allow the company to attribute credit and debit card transactions to specific online ads, consumer profiles, and Google users.
Samsung has announced that it has completed its $8 billion purchase of Harman International Industries, a connected automotive manufacturer. This acquisition is the company's biggest yet.
After having only been released last year, Earn by Microsoft, a rewards program providing Microsoft Store credit to members, will be gradually wound back until its ultimate demise next year.
It was recently reported that Apple was in discussions with supercar company McLaren over purchasing its business. However, the vehicle company refuted this, stating that there were no talks going on.
Apple is steadily expanding its music-streaming services, first with Beats and then Apple Music. Now, reports have the Cupertino based company pegged to purchase Jay-Z's Tidal.
Microsoft has completed the acquisition of Italian company Solair, a 2011 start-up which provides businesses with the technology to monitor, manage and maintain their Internet of Things devices.
Nokia has been trying to find itself since it sold its smartphone division to Microsoft, and it looks like the company now has a new passion: health and IoT. To that end it's buying Withings.
There is yet more interest in ailing search giant Yahoo. Today, it's the turn of British tabloid newspaper Daily Mail, who is considering purchasing Sunnyvale company.
Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham Knight has returned to Steam with performance issues for the game presumable fixed. Windows 10 users are still recommended to have 12GB of RAM for smooth gameplay.
It seems Microsoft has made another acquisition, reportedly purchasing Israeli firm Adallom for $320m, with plans to establish a new cyber security center there for its cloud business.
Microsoft has opened up a new beta program for three states in the US and the program is called Earn, you can receive rewards for participating in different offers presented by the company.
A reviewer accidentally purchased an Xbox One due to Amazon's Apple Watch app and large fingers. The $350 Xbox was bought using "One Click Buy" and includes Assassin's Creed Unity.
Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon.
Google has announced that it will be buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million and will use the IP to improve its maps and eventually to deliver Internet to remote parts of the world.
Twitter is reportedly considering making an offer for online music sharing service SoundCloud to facilitate a re-entry into the music industry in a deal that could be worth up to $700 million.
Microsoft says that its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business will be finalized later this week, adding that some changes that have been made to the original terms of the deal.