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Nintendo recap: Pokémon leaks, Kingdom Hearts coming to Switch, and more

Nintendo recap: Pokémon leaks, Kingdom Hearts coming to Switch, and more

1 day ago   |   iMore

Plus, Banjo-Kazooie finally came to the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack and Majora's Mask is on the way. Hello everyone, and welcome to this week's Nintendo recap...
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Davos Man

1 day ago   |   Slate

Slate Money talks Peter Goodman's book Davos Man, Microsoft buying Activision, and the 5G fiasco.
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Workers at Activision Blizzard-owned game studio Raven Software vote to unionize

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Days after Microsoft secured a deal to acquire Activision Blizzard, workers at one of its units, Raven Software, have formed a union.
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Esports owners, executives react to Microsoft's Activision deal: ‘We are definitely surprised'

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post


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Activision-owned Raven Software employees form union

Activision-owned Raven Software employees form union

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Members of Raven Software's QA team have formed the Game Workers Alliance Union and are asking Activision Blizzard to recognize.
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Workers at an Activision Game Studio Say They Are Forming a Union

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The Game Workers Alliance represents workers at Raven Software, a studio owned by Activision Blizzard where some employees walked out in early December to protest work conditions.
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Activision Blizzard CEO addresses employees on layoffs, potential departure in ‘fireside chat'

3 days ago   |   The Washington Post


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World Bank rips Microsoft purchase of Activision Blizzard in social justice rant

World Bank rips Microsoft purchase of Activision Blizzard in social justice rant

3 days ago   |   RT

The money should be used to address the flow of refugees and malnutrition instead, the global financial body said World Bank President David Malpass has questioned Microsoft's...
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Microsoft and the Metaverse

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Why are so many major companies investing in this new digital world - and what is it, anyway?
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Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick set to receive almost $400 million windfall payout from Microsoft sale after taking a massive pay cut last year amid company scandal

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is set to receive a huge payout after Microsoft's acquisition of the company. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Activision CEO...
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LA schools to require students to wear non-cloth face masks

LA schools to require students to wear non-cloth face masks

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Sean McVay calls bizarre timeout, Buccaneers tie the game with Leonard...

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