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CyberPowerPC enters Indian market through strategic alliance with Creative Newtech Ltd

CyberPowerPC Inc., a gaming PC brand in North America, has officially announced its entry into the Indian market through a strategic joint venture with...

Microsoft set to challenge Apple and Google with new mobile gaming store

Microsoft is preparing to introduce its online store in July, aiming to compete with the established app stores of Apple and Google. Sarah Bond,...

Microsoft ends support for Android apps on Windows 11, introduces new features

Microsoft has officially ended support for Android apps and games on its Windows 11 platform as of March 5. Users who rely on the...

Microsoft initiates workforce reduction: 1,900 jobs cut across Activision Blizzard and Xbox

Microsoft has initiated a workforce reduction, affecting approximately 1,900 employees at both Activision Blizzard and Xbox. Although the majority of the layoffs are concentrated...

Acer discloses powerhouse lineup for 2024: Predator Helios 18 & 16, Helios Neo, and Acer Nitro 17

In a bold move marking their step into 2024, Acer, a front-runner in tech innovation, has revealed an impressive lineup of gaming laptops assured...

Minecraft breaches 300 million-mark in copies sold

One of the best-selling games of all time, Minecraft has crossed 300 million game copy sales since its first release back in 2009. This...

CMA approves Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision without cloud gaming rights

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) of the UK has today approved Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. However, as part of the agreement Microsoft...

Microsoft-Activision deal in final stages after positive consultation with CMA

During the latest consultation meeting in which Microsoft presented its changes and new offerings, things are seemingly working out for the gaming giant. The...

Xbox removes discount on Game Pass ahead of Starfield launch

Release for the upcoming single-player AAA title from Bethesda, Starfield is just around the corner. In order to prevent the abuse of two-week trial...

Microsoft scores big as federal court denies FTC’s preliminary injunction in Activision deal

Microsoft won the legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) preliminary injunction against its $69 billion acquisition of gaming giant Activision Blizzard. With...

Making Activision games exclusive would make no economic, strategic sense: Satya Nadella

Addressing concerns regarding the $69 billion acquisition of Activision disrupting the gaming market equilibrium, Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella has said that making Activision games...

Xbox to hike prices of Game Pass along with Series X

Microsoft, the parent company for Xbox, has announced an increase in the prices of Xbox game pass for regular and ultimate along with the...

US judge temporarily blocks Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

A US district judge on Tuesday approved the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) request to temporarily block Microsoft’s $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The FTC's...

Microsoft fined by FTC for illegally keeping minors’ private data

Technology and gaming giant, Microsoft has been fined $20 million by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after their investigation revealed that the company has...

Bill Gates calls himself a gamer now: Read more to know why

Former Microsoft head Bill Gates now thinks of himself as a gamer after reading a novel by Gabrielle Zevin called Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and...

Microsoft lays out appeal against CMA’s stand on Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft is set to challenge UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after the regulator blocked the Activision Blizzard acquisition claiming that it will disrupt...