The UK’s antitrust regulator warned on Wednesday that it may block Microsoft’s $69 billion bid to acquire Activision Blizzard, after finding the deal could stifle competition. The regulator asked the two companies to agree to remedies, including Microsoft selling off Activision’s popular Call of Duty franchise, or committing to certain behavior like keeping Call of Duty available on competitors’...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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