Microsoft criticized U.K. regulators for their probe into its $69 billion deal to buy Activision Blizzard, arguing that the nation’s Competition and Markets Authority has lent too much credence to Sony’s claims that the merger would harm Sony’s ability to compete. Microsoft’s comments followed the CMA’s publication of a report on Wednesday, in which it said the deal could pose “a realistic...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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