The week of December 5 was marked by the soap opera between Microsoft and Sony and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the outcome of which is uncertain. Tesla also made a name for itself thanks to its semi-electric truck when Nvidia finally decided to lower the price of its GeForce RTX 4080 and 4090.
Microsoft’s takeover of Activision Blizzard: the soap opera continues
It’s common knowledge: Microsoft wants to buy Activision Blizzard, the publisher of call of duty, World of Warcraft, Overwatch and Diablo. Except here, this massive acquisition estimated at $69 billion poses many problems for certain actors and organizations. This soap opera with several twists and turns is told in this complete summary, after it Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has initiated a federal antitrust case to block the deal.
Elon Musk’s Tesla Semi makes Bill Gates lie
In 2020, Bill Gates pinned down Elon Musk, saying it was impossible for Tesla’s future electric truck to travel a very long distance on a single charge. Two years later, the head of SpaceX proves the opposite. A video actually confirms that the Semi was able to travel 500 miles in one go from Fremont to San Diego with a 37-ton trailer. Initially, 500 examples of the Semi will be produced each year in the United States.
Nvidia: its high-end graphics cards are falling in price
Good news, the GeForce RTX 4080 and 4090 graphics cards have been subject to a price reduction signed by Nvidia. In our testing of each model, their prohibitive price had been singled out by the editors and categorized as a negative point. The American company has reduced their price by 70 euros for one, against 90 euros for the other.
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