Microsoft’s $68.7 billion deal for Activision once again shows big tech’s dominance over legacy media

Microsoft’s decision to buy video game company Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal shows big tech firms keep pushing the envelope, while legacy media companies, desperate to reposition themselves for younger audiences, sit on the sidelines. The largest technology companies, including Apple, Amazon and Alphabet, have drawn consistent scrutiny from regulators and U.S. lawmakers […]

Senate confirms FCC Chair Rosenworcel to another term, narrowly avoiding a Republican majority

Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 05, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images The Senate voted 68-31 to confirm Federal Communications Commission Chair Jessica Rosenworcel, the first woman to hold […]

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