Britain’s antitrust regulator on Friday cleared Microsoft’s acquisition of Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard.
Microsoft is reportedly aiming to close its $69-billion deal for Activision Blizzard on 13 October.
Ofcom has asked the UK’s antitrust authority to investigate AWS and Microsoft’s dominance of the UK cloud market.
Britain’s competition regulator has proposed principles to govern new artificial intelligence models.
Activision will sell its non-European streaming rights as part of a plan to get its acquisition by Microsoft past UK regulators.
Activision Blizzard has extended the deadline for the close of its $69-billion takeover by Microsoft to October.
The fight between Microsoft and the UK competition watchdog is a battle of legal firepower and tactical nous. Guess who has the upper hand.
Microsoft’s president met Britain’s finance minister for talks on Tuesday that included the UK’s rejection of the biggest-ever deal in the videogame industry.
Britain’s competition regulator said on Thursday it has opened an investigation into Apple after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions for app developers are unfair and anticompetitive.