Activision Blizzard illegally threatened staff
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US government agency claims

Activision Blizzard enforced a social media policy that conflicted with workers’ rights and illegally threatened staff in the policy's enforcement, according to a US government agency.

Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits
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Activision Blizzard faces more lawsuits

Shareholders CEO Bobby Kotick and his board of director took the money and ran

Activision Blizzard faces a new lawsuit from shareholders who say the company sped through its $69 billion mergers with Microsoft earlier this year to avoid answering allegations that they turned a blind eye to workplace harassment.

Activision Blizzard accused over insider trading
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More trouble ahead for Kotick

The mates of senior Activision Blizzard executives mysteriously had a windfall after the company disclosed its sale to Microsoft.

Activision Blizzard gets new diversity, equity, and inclusion officer
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Poison chalice anyone?

Activision Blizzard announced that it has appointed Kristen Hines as its chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.

Controversial Bobby Kotick set to get $15 million
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There is no such thing as karma

Microsoft is set to give controversial Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick more than $15 million to go away or $22 million if he sorts out the mess he created first.

FTC investigating Vole's purchase of Activision Blizzard
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Toxic monopoly

The FTC said it is going to have a look at Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard.

Volish take over Activision Blizzard could see rebirth of old games
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StarCraft, Kings Quest and Guitar Hero are a go

Microsoft has implied that it will dust off some of Activision Blizzard’s old games once it takes over.

Activision Blizzard considered buying tech magazines
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To stop them talking about workplace harassment and discrimination

In 2021 Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick thought that the best way to stop tech magazines from talking about the scandals in his toxic empire would be to buy them out.

Microsoft deal will clean up Activision Blizzard’s toxic culture
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Who saw that coming?

Software King of the World has just written a huge cheque to buy the troubled video game publisher Activision Blizzard in $69 billion deal.

Activision Blizzard purging employees over harassment and misconduct
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37 fired and 44 have been disciplined

Since July Activision Blizzard has fired 37 employees and disciplined another 44 as the games maker tries to address accusations of harassment and misconduct.