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Activision Blizzard Settles Federal Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Over Objection From California

A judge blessed a deal between Activision Blizzard and a federal agency that resolves one of numerous sexual harassment lawsuits the video game publisher faces, despite concerns that the agreement may undermine California’s pursuit of further damages in a separate case. The company, which awaits permission to be acquired by Microsoft in an deal that […]

Activision Shareholders Sue to Block $69B Sale to Microsoft

Activision shareholders are suing to block the video game company’s proposed $68.7 billion sale to Microsoft, alleging the deal will primarily benefit Activision insiders to the detriment of ordinary investors. According to a pair of lawsuits filed on Thursday in California and New York federal court, Activision’s disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing […]

Activision Blizzard CEO Responds to Company’s #MeToo Reckoning: “I Am Truly Sorry”

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick sent a memo to all of the company’s employees early Thursday morning, apologizing for how the company dealt with claims of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company and outlining steps it intends to take to move forward. “Over the last decade, as we’ve brought in new companies, grown our […]

Activision Blizzard to Create eSports League for ‘Overwatch’ Video Game

According to SuperData, 214 million people will watch competitive eSports gaming this year, and the industry will grow its revenue 19 percent to $892.8 million.

Activision Blizzard Beats Expectations on Record Second-Quarter Revenue

The gaming company behind the 'Warcraft' film also has movies and TV shows in development based on its 'Call of Duty' franchise.

Milken Conference: Robert Pittman Praises Interactive Billboards, Barry Diller Talks Tinder, ‘Warcraft’

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick mulls the possibility of a movie or TV show based on the "Skylanders" video game franchise.

Activision Blizzard Quarterly Earnings Show Revenue Increase

This week, the company released 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare'

Activision’s ‘Destiny’ Scores $500 Million in First-Day Sales

Could it be Activision's next billion-dollar brand?

Jeff Shell, Les Moonves Zing Katzenberg: Movies ‘Tremendous Growth Business’

The Universal film head also told a panel moderated by Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group chief creative officer Janice Min that "Fifty Shades of Grey" would not be released at home the same day it hits theaters, despite the studio's enthusiasm for digital distribution methods.

Les Moonves Defends ‘Moderate’ Stephen Colbert From Attacks on the Right

"He's a great social commentator, and that's sort of what we want," the CBS CEO said Wednesday.

Activision Beats Expectations With Quarterly Results

The company also raised its outlook for the full year, and shares were climbing 2 percent in the after-hours session after having risen fractionally to $16.54 during regular trading hours.

Court Clears Way for Vivendi to Sell $8.2 Billion in Activision Blizzard Stock

The deal will make an investor group that includes CEO Bobby Kotick as the largest shareholder.