Sony Group (SNE) – Get Sony Corp. Report appears to be the big loser from Microsoft’s (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report $68.7 billion proposed acquisition of video game studio Activision as Microsoft now controls some of the biggest games on the market.
Microsoft Gaming has just announced that it is acquiring Activision Blizzard in a record-breaking acquisition that will total $68.7 billion – roughly five times bigger than the previous record which was recently set by Take-Two Interactive’s acquisition of Zynga.
A poll has found a sweeping majority of voters in favor of banning members of Congress from trading stocks, adding to arguments in favor of regulating lawmaker’s trades after an Insider investigation.
Rumble Partners With Dan Bongino Backed Payment Processor Parallel Economy To Create An Economy “Free From Discrimination”
Free speech video sharing platform Rumble has invested in a new “censor-resistant” payment processor, Parallel Economy, to continue its mission of building “the rails and independent infrastructure for a digital economy immune from cancel culture.”
Gaming application Pavia launched on the Cardano network last week, becoming the first-ever metaverse project on the blockchain.
Some 100,000 “land parcels” were issued on Pavia, each being minted as a unique non-fungible token (NFT) with individual “coordinates.” Over 60% of these parcels were pre-sold in October and November 2021, with the remaining set to go on sale in the first quarter of 2022.
Californian legislators are planning to pass an amendment to the state’s constitution to establish a universal, single-payer healthcare system with taxpayers bearing the brunt of the costs.