Will Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal finally get done?
Aug 22, 2023

Will Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal finally get done?

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From the BBC World Service: Microsoft has filed changes to its proposed takeover video game maker, Activision Blizzard, in an attempt to win over the U.K. competition regulator, which previously blocked the $69 billion deal. The BRICS group of developing economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — are meeting in Johannesburg for their annual summit. Expanding membership and de-dollarization are both high on the agenda. Jakarta is the world's most polluted city; the air quality is so bad, that from today, thousands of civil servants will work from home for the next two months.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC