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Greek government faces confidence vote after botched blizzard response

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Greece’s main opposition leader, Alexis Tsipras, has filed a motion of no confidence in the government, saying its bungled response to a winter blizzard this week showed it was no longer fit for office. Submitting the...

Activision Blizzard-werknemers vorm die eerste van sy soort Game Workers Alliance Union

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Werknemers by Raven Software, 'n videospeletjie-ateljee wat deur Activision Blizzard besit word, Vrydag aangekondig dat hulle 'n vakbond gestig het - 'n mylpaal in 'n grootliks ongeorganiseerde bedryf wat onlangs deur arbeidsklagtes ontsier is. Verskeie doen...

Blizzard claims four attempting to cross US-Canada border

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Four people, including an infant, have been found dead near the Canada-United States border, after a failed crossing attempt during brutal blizzard conditions. The grim discovery came as officials south of the border ...

Will Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard finally bring scrutiny on the video game industry?

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Microsoft recently announced plans to purchase Activision Blizzard – one of the world’s largest video game companies – for nearly $70bn, making it the biggest acquisition in tech to date. While big tech always seems t...

Monopoly money: is Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard good for gaming?

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In 2014, Microsoft bought Minecraft’s developer Mojang for what seemed, op daardie stadium, an eye-popping figure: $2.5bn (£1.8bn). It was the first in a series of bullish video-game studio acquisitions by the tech giant, wh ...

Covid nuus regstreeks: South Africa says fourth wave has peaked; US will soon see ‘viral blizzard’, expert warns

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Health officials in South Africa say its fourth wave has passed after a dip in infections; the US will see new Covid cases rise dramatically next month, an infectious disease expert warns

Winter storm creates blizzard conditions in central California – video

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Severe weather sweeping across parts of the US continues to bring record-breaking cold temperatures to the Pacific north-west and heavy snow to mountains in California and Nevada.Footage from Mammoth Lakes in central ...

My winter van liefde: I thought we had parted for ever. Then I took his phone call in a raging blizzard

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Seven years ago, in the year before I met the wonderful man I would fall in love with and go on to marry, I had a short but intense relationship with someone I had known as a friend of friends for some time. I’d sudde...

Blizzard warning in Hawaii, record high temperatures across continental US

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A blizzard warning for normally balmy Hawaii and an absence of snow in mountainous Colorado were among a series of bizarre weather forecasts and events in the US as December began. Meteorologists attributed the latest...

Aandeelhouers doen 'n beroep op Activision Blizzard se uitvoerende hoof om te bedank na werknemers se stap

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Die bekampte baas van die videospeletjiemaatskappy Activision Blizzard staar 'n aandeelhouersrebellie in die gesig een dag nadat werknemers 'n staking gedoen het om te protesteer oor die maatskappy se reaksie op bewerings van seksuele wangedrag by t..

Activision Blizzard reportedly fires 20 employees following harassment claims

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The embattled video game company Activision Blizzard has fired 20 employees over claims of harassment, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing a letter sent to staff. According to the report, the video game ma...

Activision Blizzard confirms SEC investigation into sexual misconduct allegations

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Activision Blizzard has confirmed an investigation by US regulators following allegations of sexual misconduct and discrimination at one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies. The California-based com...

Activision Blizzard scandal a ‘watershed moment’ for women in the gaming industry

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For women at Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most famous video game companies, showing up to work meant navigating near daily episodes of humiliation, sexual harassment, and even physical abuse, volgens 'n...

Activision Blizzard employees walk out over harassment and ‘frat boy’ culture allegations

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Employees of Activision Blizzard, the video game company that produces World of Warcraft and Call of Duty, staged a walkout Wednesday morning to call for better working conditions as the company faces allegations of a...

Video game company Activision Blizzard sued over ‘frat boy culture’ allegations

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The video game company behind World of Warcraft and Candy Crush is being sued over allegations of its “frat boy culture” and treatment toward its female employees. California’s department of fair employment and housin...

Harm review – savage brilliance and envy in an Instagram blizzard

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Tydens lockdown, the Bush theatre joined forces with the BBC to film Phoebe Eclair-Powell’s razor-sharp monologue about social media toxicity and trolling. It was a stand-out drama, not only for Leanne Best’s deliciou...