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The Lex Newsletter: Nadella wants Activision sales more than metaverse

The Lex Newsletter: Nadella wants Activision sales more than metaverse | Financial Times Accessibility helpSkip to navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Make the most of 2022 Lead your own way in business and beyond with our unrivalled journalism. With 390m monthly active users, it is easy to see why the video game publisher’s numbers have…
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19 January 2022 0

Tesla investors urge judge to order Musk repay $13 bln for SolarCity deal

  REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shareholders on Tuesday asked a judge  to find that Elon Musk forced the company’s board of directors into a  deal for SolarCity in 2016 and wanted the CEO convicted, the electric vehicle maker one of the largest judgments in history paid $13 billion. “This case was always  about…
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19 January 2022 0

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 19th January.

To CBDC or not, that is the question! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we saw arguments for and against the implementation by Central Banks of a state backed stablecoin or CBDC.   Firstly, the BIS published a study on the rise and power of digital…
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19 January 2022 0

SoftBank faces test of new China strategy

This article is an on-site version of our #techAsia newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every Wednesday Hi everyone, James here. We have a rare change to our line-up this week. We are delighted to welcome Nian Liu, who is taking over from the wonderful Mercedes, a founding…
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19 January 2022 0

We are all complicit in climate change — so we should all pay to fix it

Waste land: a lorry dumps rubbish in a landfill in Brazil’s Pará state, where rampant deforestation is contributing to climate change © Bloomberg The author is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and author of Net Zero One definition of madness is said to be persisting with Plan A in the face of all the…
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19 January 2022 0

Carmakers criticise French plan for health warning on adverts

The car industry has turned on France’s plan to force manufacturers to attach the equivalent of a public health warning to their advertising, claiming it reflects the jaundiced view of politicians in Paris where other means of transport are readily available. The measures, which comes into effect in March, will require carmakers to pick from…
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19 January 2022 0

Social media sites should not ban misleading content, UK scientists say

Calls for social media sites to remove misleading content — for example about vaccines, climate change and 5G technology — should be rejected, according to the UK’s senior scientific academy. After investigating the sources and impact of online misinformation, the Royal Society concluded that removing false claims and offending accounts would do little to limit…
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