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Microsoft's blockbuster purchase of video game developer Activision Blizzard could pose a serious threat for Sony

Sony takes a big hit in the console wars

By Diksha Madhok, CNN Business Microsoft’s blockbuster purchase of video game developer Activision Blizzard could pose a serious threat for Sony. Shares of the maker of the PlayStation console, a major rival to Microsoft’s Xbox, plummeted nearly 13% in Tokyo on Wednesday after Microsoft announced the nearly $70 billion deal. That was the worst plunge… Continue Reading
AT&T and Verizon announced that they would delay activating 5G on some towers around certain airports

AT&T, Verizon delay launching 5G near some airports after airlines ask Biden to intervene

By Pete Muntean, CNN Business AT&T and Verizon announced Tuesday that they would delay activating 5G on some towers around certain airports. The wireless technology’s rollout near major airports had been scheduled for Wednesday, but airlines warned of dire consequences for transportation and the economy. AT&T made the announcement as it works with the aviation… Continue Reading
Recovery operations continue after the partial collapse of an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Edwardsville

Parents of worker killed in tornado that hit Amazon facility are suing the company for wrongful death

By Sara Ashley O’Brien, CNN Business The parents of Austin McEwen, one of the six victims killed after a tornado pummeled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, last month, said Monday during a press conference that they are suing Amazon over the alleged wrongful death of their son. McEwen’s parents allege that the e-commerce giant,… Continue Reading
The Federal Aviation Administration allows many US commercial aircraft to make low-visibility landings at some airports.

Airlines ask Biden administration for ‘immediate intervention’ on 5G

By Pete Muntean and Gregory Wallace, CNN Business Executives from the largest US airlines asked the Biden administration for “immediate intervention” in the planned rollout of 5G technology near major airports on Wednesday, warning of dire consequences for transportation and the economy. The representatives of 10 carriers asked the administration in a letter obtained by… Continue Reading
North Korean hackers stole nearly $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021

North Korean hackers said to have stolen nearly $400 million in cryptocurrency last year

By Jennifer Korn, CNN Business North Korean hackers stole nearly $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021, making it one of the most lucrative years to date for cybercriminals in the severely isolated country, according to a new report. Hackers launched at least seven different attacks last year, primarily targeting investment firms and centralized exchanges… Continue Reading

More than 80 fact-checking organizations call out YouTube’s ‘insufficient’ response to misinformation

By Clare Duffy, CNN Business A group of more than 80 fact-checking organizations from around the world has called YouTube “one of the major conduits of online disinformation and misinformation worldwide” and wants the platform to do more to address the problem. In an open letter to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki published Wednesday, the group… Continue Reading
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