EU antitrust regulators set Nov. 8 deadline for Microsoft, Activision decision

EU antitrust regulators set Nov. 8 deadline for Microsoft, Activision decision

EU antitrust regulators will decide by Nov. 8 whether to clear Microsoft Corp’s proposed $69 billion acquisition of “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard, according to a European Commission filing on Friday. The deal, the biggest in the gaming industry, will help the US software company better compete with leaders Tencent and Sony. The EU … Read more

FAANG 2.0: The Energy Crisis Is Ushering In A New Era Of Growth Stocks

FAANG 2.0: The Energy Crisis Is Ushering In A New Era Of Growth Stocks

Over the past decade or so, investing in the US stock market has been pretty straightforward: buy the big names in tech, rinse, repeat. The famous quintuplet of Meta Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) (formerly known as Facebook), Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc.. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Netflix Inc.(NASDAQ: NFLX) and Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)) (formerly known as Google) became so … Read more

Meta.Is Sues Facebook Parent Meta for Reputational Damage

Meta.Is Sues Facebook Parent Meta for Reputational Damage

It’s a fact that the “Facebook” name has become radioactive because the company did all sorts of bad things (Facebook denies doing some of the bad things and is very sorry about the others). Facebook likely realized this, too, and thus surprised no one when it changed its name to Meta last year, with the … Read more

Meta Reality Labs division reveals latest VR headset prototypes

Meta Reality Labs division reveals latest VR headset prototypes

Tech giant Meta’s Reality Labs division has revealed new prototypes in its roadmap toward the lightweight, hyper-realistic virtual reality graphics. The breakthroughs remain far from consumer-ready, but the designs, codenamed Butterscotch, Starburst, Holocake 2, and Mirror Lake, could add up to a slender, brightly lit headset that supports finer detail than its current Quest 2 … Read more

EU Regulators Could Convince Google to Open YouTube Ad Business

EU Regulators Could Convince Google to Open YouTube Ad Business

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) While Google’s multiple antitrust cases continue to drag on here in the US, it looks like the search giant’s starting to make a few concessions across the pond. Reuters reports that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has made an offer to European Union regulators in response to an ongoing investigation into … Read more