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Activision and Raven Software lay off Call of Duty QA testers

Sometimes it seems like Activision can't help but shoot themselves in the foot. Call of Duty community leader Austin O'Brien's tweet stated that Activision has begun meeting with the game's quality assurance (QA) test team to inform them of upcoming.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotDec 4th, 2021

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Will Reportedly Leave the Company After Microsoft Acquisition Closes

Earlier today, Microsoft announced it will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal. It's the largest video game acquisition in history and will make Microsoft the world's third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

Can Microsoft buy Activision? Here’s what may kill the deal

Microsoft announced that it plans to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, but the companies have a long road ahead before the deal closes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Some Roku smart TVs are now showing banner ads over live TV

It's still unclear which TVs are affected. Enlarge / A Roku streaming box. It seems these ads aren't appearing on Roku's own hardware like this device; instead, they're appearing on TVs that license Roku's software platform......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard purchase is a disaster for gaming

It probably won't be in the next couple of years, but the repercussions of Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal are coming......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 0 min. ago

4 takeaways from Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard bombshell

Microsoft's plans to acquire Activision Blizzard will entirely change the gaming landscape. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Will Activision Blizzard games be Xbox exclusive? Look at history

Microsoft is likely going to do with Activision Blizzard the same thing it did with Bethesda's games, just on a larger scale......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal [Updated]

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard in $69 Billion Video Game Mega-Deal

Microsoft will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that would reshape the gaming landscape. From a report: The deal, if completed, would bring together Microsoft, which owns the Xbox game platform and the Xbox Game.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal

Microsoft on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard in a blockbuster deal worth nearly $70 billion. It's one of the biggest acquisitions in the tech industry in recent years, one that will boost Microsoft's standing in the growing gam.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 0 min. ago

Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard in shocking deal

Microsoft announced its upcoming acquisition of Activision Blizzard and what will come with it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

Microsoft investors call gives more details on Activision Blizzard purchase

Microsoft's CEO alluded to Activision Blizzard's record of cultural toxicity as well, saying the company will have significant work to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

Apple May Have Dropped Built-In Noise Cancellation On the iPhone 13

Apple's "Noise Cancellation" accessibility feature may have been permanently removed from the iPhone 13 series," according to Engadget, citing a report last week from 9to5Mac. The feature was designed to improve call quality by "[reducing] ambient no.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Report: Apple’s first AR/VR headset faces delays

The delay is attributed to problems with "overheating, cameras, and software." Enlarge / The "Sword of Damocles" head-mounted display, the original augmented reality headset, circa 1968. (credit: Ivan Sutherland) Apple may del.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

What will Apple call its VR headset? We might have an answer

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is coming, but its name has long been a mystery. Now, we might know what it could be called, and how much it might cost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

What Happened at the Hearing for New Hampshire"s Free Software Law?

What happened after a New Hampshire state representative proposed legislation either encouraging or requiring free software in much of the state government? The Concord Monitor writes, "It's been three decades since Linux launched the modern world of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro ready to fire on all cylinders as January OTA update brings dozens of vital fixes

 Image Credit: Eric Zeman/ Android        AuthorityThe January OTA pack for  Google Pixel 6 (“oropiole”) and Google Pixel 6 Pro (“raven”) has started rolling out. The software update brings fixes from December an.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Host of Youtube-dl Web Site Sued by Major Record Labels

"As part of their growing battle against popular open source software tool youtube-dl, three major music labels are now suing Uberspace, the company that currently hosts the official youtube-dl homepage," reports TorrentFreak: According to plaintiffs.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Apple"s mixed reality headset reportedly facing design challenges, could be delayed until 2023

Those with knowledge of the company’s plans claim Apple is facing challenges with the device’s camera and software. Overheating is another concern, and it is believed that one of the wearable’s two main processing chips is to blame......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Google wants secure open-source software to be the future

Google wants to create a public-private partnership to identify, fund and staff critical open source projects......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022