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With Activision Blizzard, Microsoft's Gaming Division Is Set to Overtake Windows

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Microsoft already makes a lot of money from video games, but that revenue will be even higher once it formerly acquires Activision Blizzard.
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Sony shares nosedive after Microsoft's deal with competitor Activision-Blizzard

Sony shares nosedive after Microsoft's deal with competitor Activision-Blizzard

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Sony's stock on Wednesday suffered its biggest one-day fall since the global financial crisis of 2008 as the Japanese conglomerate reeled from Microsoft's planned acquisition...
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Why Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal could mean better games

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Activision Blizzard has been stuck in a 'Call of Duty' rut. How Microsoft could shake things up.
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How Microsoft Bought Activision Blizzard

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The blockbuster deal for the video game maker came together quickly and opportunistically.
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Sony loses $20 billion in market value after Microsoft's massive deal to buy Activision Blizzard knocks its shares

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Rokas Tenys/Shutterstock Sony's market value dropped $20 billion in a single day after its shares lost almost 13% in Tokyo. The stock fell after Microsoft said it plans to buy...
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Why Microsoft spends $69 billion for video games

Why Microsoft spends $69 billion for video games

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Sara McMunn of Lake Forest was one of more than 35,000 people, many dressed up as video game heroes, that made their way to BlizzCon, at the Anaheim Convention Center, in...
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Microsoft will seek to reboot Activision Blizzard's culture after $68.7-billion acquisition

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Microsoft would gain access to games such as 'Call of Duty' and 'Candy Crush,' as Activision remains in turmoil over claims of misconduct and unequal pay.
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Gamers Greet Microsoft's Activision Deal With Guarded Optimism

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Some players, unhappy with Activision in recent years, said the Microsoft deal could reverse a decline in quality.
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Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard in $68.7M all-cash deal

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   9 articles

Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of Candy Crush and Call of Duty, to boost its competitiveness in mobile gaming and virtual-reality...
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Microsoft sets record for biggest tech deal ever, topping Dell-EMC merger in 2016

2 days ago   |   CNBC

Microsoft's agreement to pay almost $69 billion for Activision Blizzard marks the highest price ever paid by a U.S. tech company in an acquisition.
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