Faced with the European Commission, Microsoft admits that Sony is the leader in video games, Meta separates from an eighth of its employees, this is the recap

Faced with the European Commission, Microsoft admits that Sony is the leader in video games, Meta separates from an eighth of its employees, this is the recap

The Volkswagen office chair / Credit: Volkswagen

The Silicon Valley giants definitely have a hard time. While Microsoft tries to convince the European Commission that Activision Blizzard’s M&A is a boon for free competitionMeta is getting rid of 11,000 employees in an attempt to get out of the spendthrift spiral into which Mark Zuckerberg has led the company. Luckily, there are people who thrive in the workplace and create wacky, useless (and therefore awesome) objects, like this electric chair with VW logo.

Microsoft admits it to the European Commission, Sony is the video game boss

If it were to be confirmed, the merger of Microsoft and Blizzard would create an essential video game giant that would have the freedom to monopolize exclusivity on many successful licenses. Is it a fit of lucidity or just an attempt to pretend to be Tom Thumb? Still, Microsoft has admitted to members of the European Commission that Sony is the true leader of the video game industry. Discover the details of this fun and legal epic in the article.

To read – Xbox vs PlayStation: Microsoft admits it lost the war to be able to buy Activision-Blizzard

Meta lays off 11,000 employees and cuts the budgets of all its projects

We haven’t stopped proclaiming it since this summer. Everything is bad for Meta/Facebook. The stock price has truly plummeted and no one, even within the company, seems to want to follow Mark Zuckerberg into his Metaverse. To limit this haemorrhage of dollars, the social network separates from 11,000 employees, and pauses the progress of many of its projects.

To read – Meta, Facebook’s parent company, lays off 11,000 employees and adopts a major austerity plan

Volkswagen invents the fastest office chair in the world, with integrated horn and LED headlights

The obvious pleasure the engineers had in designing this Volkswagen office chair is a pleasure to see. With its LED headlights and flashy stripes on the sides, it has a vague air of a tuned Golf. What arouse the jealousy of colleagues in the office, no doubt. VW’s designers have put all of the company’s know-how into this electric seat concept, but unfortunately it’s not for sale.

To read – Volkswagen unveils an office chair with headlights, a horn and traveling at 20 km/h… But why?

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