Microsoft said Monday that it is buying ZeniMax, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion in cash. The deal will see popular games such as Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, and Quake join Microsoft’s Xbox division. Bethesda is one of the largest privately-held game companies in the world with 2,300 employees worldwide. The acquisition, Microsoft’s largest in the...
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Anyone who works in media—and especially in news—can feel the change. Everything about this business, from the editorial content to the talent to the (restless) energy of virtual newsrooms, is growing more intense.The pandemic is obviously a big part of the story. But there’s something bigger going on: a new phase of disruption as powerful as the last—if not more powerful. The last sea...
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