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US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal

A U.S. court has delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. back to the video game maker and an investor group led by CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly.

dateSep 19, 2013 in Business
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Media, advertisers ready for audience surge

Sometimes it's not the size of the storm, it's where it hits. As Hurricane Sandy raged through one of the country's most densely populated regions, it created a surge in online traffic Monday as people sought weather-related ...

dateOct 30, 2012 in Internet
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Activision, EA settle lawsuit over execs' leaving

(AP) -- The legal battle between gaming giants Activision Blizzard Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. is over, with the companies announcing they have settled a case that accused EA of improperly recruiting two ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Business
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New 'Call of Duty' blows away sales records

"Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," the latest installment of the blockbuster videogame franchise, blew away sales records on its first day to become the highest-grossing entertainment launch ever, publisher Activision said ...

dateNov 11, 2011 in Business
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Activision 3Q earnings soar, 2011 outlook raised

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income nearly tripled thanks to strong demand for its video games. The company also raised its full-year outlook on the heels of Tuesday's launch of ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Business
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