The Week in Business: A Big Bet on Gaming

What’s Up? (Jan. 16-22) Microsoft Strikes a Deal Microsoft on Monday announced plans to buy the video game company Activision Blizzard for almost $70 billion, its biggest deal ever. The company said the acquisition would help it compete in the so-called Metaverse, the nascent virtual world where some technologists believe we’ll soon live second lives. […]

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