Microsoft has hired Chris Young, a technology industry veteran who was most recently CEO of McAfee, as executive vice president of business development. He is replacing Peggy Johnson, who had held that role since 2015 before leaving in July to become CEO of Magic Leap. Young is joining Microsoft two months after it announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent of gaming company...
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Nothing sums up the creative bankruptcy of the television industry better than today’s news—which broke in Sports Business Journal—that Disney, ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal and Fox are close to wrapping up renewals of their deals to carry National Football League games on their broadcast TV networks. Disney, owner of ESPN and ABC, will reportedly pay 30% more for its rights than...
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