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EU's Call of Duty: Probe Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal

The European Union has launched an investigation into Microsoft's planned takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard, fearing the $69 billion deal would distort fair competition to popular titles like Call of Duty.

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'Bad buzz': Gaming industry reels from 'Grand Theft Auto' hack

The video game industry is coming to terms with one of the biggest hacks in its history, after footage was leaked online of "Grand Theft Auto 6"—the next instalment of one of the world's most popular franchises.

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'Grand Theft Auto' maker says game code stolen

Rockstar Games said Monday that data from the next installment in its blockbuster "Grand Theft Auto" franchise was stolen, as glimpses of play spread on social media.

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Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal gets global scrutiny

Microsoft's plan to buy video game giant Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion could have major effects on the gaming industry, transforming the Xbox maker into something like a Netflix for video games by giving it control ...

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Zuckerberg staying at Meta helm for years 'makes sense': Clegg

Mark Zuckerberg's presence at the helm of Facebook parent Meta for "many, many years" would be perfectly natural, his global affairs director has told AFP, even as the founders of many tech companies hand off to fresh blood.

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