Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Sells Half His Shares

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unloaded half his shares in the company last week. He earned $285 million in the sale.

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Niantic Raises $300 Million to Build Metaverse

Niantic, the creator of augmented reality gaming hit “Pokémon Go,” has raised $300 million to build a metaverse.

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Gaming Industry Pressures Activision Blizzard Over Scandal

Sony and Microsoft have internally expressed displeasure regarding Activision Blizzard’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations.

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Epic CEO: Metaverse Could Be ‘Multi-Trillion’ Industry

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney said that the multiverse could eventually grow to be a multi-trillion-dollar industry.

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Microsoft Plans Gaming Metaverse

Microsoft introduced virtual office software, combining Microsoft Mesh and Microsoft Teams. Gaming may be next.

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Xbox Sales Grow 166% as Microsoft Banks $45.3 Billion

Xbox sales grew 166% year-over-year as Microsoft saw growth across all of its major segments, despite supply chain issues.

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Apple Dominates as Gaming Platform

Apple made more in video games in fiscal 2019 than Microsoft, Sony, Activision Blizzard, and Nintendo combined.

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Epic Games, Amazon Offered On Microsoft

Microsoft announced Epic Games, Amazon, and eventually other firms will integrate their app stores into Microsoft’s marketplace.

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Discord Doubles Value With $500M Funding Round

Discord more than doubled its valuation to $15 billion off of a $500 million funding round, led by Dragoneer Investment Group.

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Video Games Drive Record Spending in August

August saw record highs for consumer spending on video game hardware, content, and accessories.

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