In an attempt to appease UK regulators who initially blocked its $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Microsoft said on Tuesday that it has struck a new deal to sell the streaming rights to Activision’s games to the game publisher Ubisoft after the deal closes. The agreement means that Microsoft won’t be able to make Activision’s popular titles like Call of Duty exclusively available...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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