Console wars: Sony shares plunged after Microsoft’s announcement to acquire Activision Blizzard

Console wars: Sony shares plunged after Microsoft’s announcement to acquire Activision Blizzard

About 30% of Sony’s revenue comes from video games. Photo: ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images Shares in the maker of the PlayStation console, one of the main rivals of Microsoft’s Xbox, plummeted almost 13% in Tokyo this Wednesday after Microsoft announced that it would buy video game powerhouse Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion. It was the … Read more

Microsoft reveals a cyberattack against the Ukrainian government

Microsoft reveals a cyberattack against the Ukrainian government

Ukraine.- Dozens of computer equipment in Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, Microsoft revealed on Saturday night. The news suggested that a flashy attack that hijacked official Ukrainian government websites had been a distraction. The extent of the damage was not immediately clear. The attack came as the threat … Read more

Microsoft loses virtual reality talent that has migrated to Meta according to report

Microsoft loses virtual reality talent that has migrated to Meta according to report

Microsoft lost approximately 100 employees working on augmented reality projects over the past year, with a significant portion going to Meta Platforms, as the two compete more and more for the Metaverse, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Journal notes that Meta, as well as other competitors, go after Microsoft employees who have experience working … Read more