Microsoft in talks to buy Discord

Software company Microsoft is interested in acquiring the chat and video platform Discord, which has become especially big among gamers but has also become popular with other target groups due to lockdowns. Microsoft would pay 10 billion…

DoJ launches on possible abuse of VISA monopoly

The US Department of Justice has opened an investigation into possible distortions of competition by credit card company Visa. Prosecutors suspect that the company has made it extra difficult for retailers to make card payments via networks…

Putin has reacted laconically on Biden’s rant

Russian president Vladimir Putin has reacted laconically to statements by his American colleague Joe Biden. He confirmed this week that he sees Putin as " a murderer." Putin said on television that the American probably attributes his own…

Honda closes US and Canada plants for a week

The Japanese car company Honda Motor will temporarily stop production at many of its plants in the United States and Canada. The company suffers from a lack of chips for cars and disruptions in the supply of parts due to severe weather…

Mar10 day: Mario turns 40

March 10, abbreviated as Mar10. This year it's an extra reason for a party, because exactly forty years ago (plus one day) Mario first appeared in a game. Spiritual father Shigeru Miyamoto, the renowned developer who also created The Legend…