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Blizzard’s ‘Workplace Ranking’ for Employees Looks Like Hell

Picture: Snow storm A the story unfolded Bloomberg earlier today with the caption “Blizzard manager leaves to protest employee ranking system”. It sounds very commercial, maybe something that would land on an HR manager’s Linkedin newsfeed, but what he’s describing is important because it looks absolutely dystopian. of the Lord how this “employee filing system” …

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Microsoft responds to FTC attempt to block Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft on Thursday filed its response to US regulators’ antitrust case attempting to block the software maker from buying video-game publisher Activision Blizzardsaying that the deal will not harm competition. The Federal Trade Commission’s challenge to the proposed $68.7 billion acquisition stands out as the biggest government pushback Microsoft has dealt with on home turf …

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FTC sues to block Microsoft-Activision Blizzard $69B merger

The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft’s planned $69 billion takeover of video game company Activision Blizzard, saying it could suppress competitors to Microsoft’s Xbox game console and its growing games subscription business. The FTC’s challenge could be a test case for President Joe Biden’s mandate to scrutinize big tech mergers. The …

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Dow rises more than 150 points as Wall Street looks to end winning week

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Friday as Wall Street pushed for solid gains in the holiday-shortened trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 174 points, or 0.51%. The S&P 500 gained 0.06% and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 0.36%, weighed down by shares of Activision Blizzard, which fell more than 4% following news …

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