• Nov- 2023 -
    20 November

    Microsoft Hires OpenAI’s Ex-CEO Sam Altman

    Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced on Monday that OpenAI’s ex-CEO Sam Altman will be joining Microsoft along with other members to lead a new advanced AI research team, days after the co-founder of ChatGPT was fired. Nadella came to X to express Microsoft’s and OpenAI’s current relationship and the hiring…

  • 6 November

    Xbox Games Will Soon Feature AI-Generated Characters That Are Better Than Real, Scripted Actors

    Microsoft has recently announced a partnership with Inworld AI, an M-12 portfolio company, to create game development tools that will allow developers to use the power of AI to create more realistic and engaging characters, storylines, and quests than traditional scripted ones. Microsoft’s New Game Development Toolkit Uses AI to…

  • Aug- 2023 -
    11 August

    Microsoft To Revise its Terms of Service Related to AI Applications

    As of September 30th, Microsoft’s Terms of Service will include new limits and restrictions pertaining to its AI capabilities. On July 30th, the updated version was made public. Specifically, “AI Services” are defined as “services that are labeled or described by Microsoft as including, using, powered by, or being an…

  • May- 2023 -
    30 May

    South Korea’s Regulator Approves Microsoft’s Acquisition of Blizzard

    After a somewhat rocky two months, Microsoft has finally received another approval for the Activision merger, this time from South Korea. The main reason being that due to their relatively small market share, the South Korean Fair Trade Commission found that Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard will not have a negative…

  • 10 May

    EU Expected to Approve Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

    After UK’s ruling, it seems as Microsoft has been making progress for its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, and the latest news suggests that the EU may be set to approve the takeover as early as next week. According to some sources, the European Commission is expected to give the…

  • Apr- 2023 -
    27 April

    Microsoft’s Attempt to Acquire a Mobile Games Publisher Revealed by CMA Report

    After the recent developments over Activision acquisition, it has been discovered that the report by the CMA has shed some light on how Microsoft had attempted to acquire a mobile games publisher as a part of its strategy to strengthen its presence in the mobile gaming market. For context, earlier…

  • Mar- 2023 -
    4 March

    The Potential Impact of a Failed Xbox Activision Deal on Competition

    The proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft has been the talk of the gaming industry for a while now. However, there is always the possibility that the deal may fall through, and this raises the question of what would happen if that were to occur. In this article, we…

  • 2 March

    Xbox’s Activision Deal Expected to Get Green Light in Key Regions, Particularly China and EU

    The proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft‘s Xbox division has been making headlines for months now, and it seems that the deal will be approved in key countries. We have seen today how the FTC have heavily tipped in the favor of Microsoft. China is one of the countries…

  • 1 March

    Microsoft Has Reportedly Been Granted Access to PlayStation Documents by FTC

    We have seen for the past few months how the struggles to get Microsoft’s proposed $69 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard over the line aren’t just playing out at government watchdogs and in the public eye, but in courtrooms (with Sony as the main culprit) as well. In one of…

  • Jan- 2023 -
    29 January

    Will Bing, Microsoft’s Search Engine, Eventually Be Defined by ChatGPT?

    ChatGPT, the language model developed by OpenAI, has been generating a lot of buzz in the tech industry. It has been called a breakthrough in language processing because it can respond to text prompts in a way that sounds like it came from a regular person, and so this was…

  • Nov- 2022 -
    23 November

    Sony Tries to Downplay Competition By Making Their Subscription Service Seem Less Successful

    We can now see that Microsoft is moving closer to finalising the Activision deal every day. Sony, on the other side, is making a last-ditch effort to stop the deal from being finalised. Some very interesting statements in Sony’s response… — Everborn Saga (@EverbornSaga) November 23, 2022 They managed…