44 min

Episode 445 | Is 2022 the Year of Gaming Consolidation or the Metaverse Burn Pit Microsoft Cloud Show

    • Technology

Is 2022 the year of gaming acquisitions after we’ve seen over $80 billion spent in the first 5 weeks? Or will it be the metaverse burn pit after Meta has already blown through $10 billion & Microsoft cans Hololens creating turmoil in the halls of Redmond? Tune into episode 445 and hear what AC & CJ have to say!
Banter

Andrew Connell’s Website
Black Creek Outfitters
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News

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Take-Two Interactive to buy FarmVille creator Zynga for $12.7 billion
Sony buying Bungie for $3.6 billion
YouTube Q2 Ad Revenue Hits Record $7 Billion as Alphabet Trounces Estimates
Meta estimates Apple’s iOS changes will cost it $10B in 2022
Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ business lost more than $10 billion last year, and the losses keep growing
Inside Microsoft’s mixed reality mess, where confusion, rivalries, and canceled projects have roiled the company’s metaverse strategy

Picks
AC’s Pick


Arecibo Observatory Movie - The Biggest Dream TRAILER

CJ’s Pick


North Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet

Is 2022 the year of gaming acquisitions after we’ve seen over $80 billion spent in the first 5 weeks? Or will it be the metaverse burn pit after Meta has already blown through $10 billion & Microsoft cans Hololens creating turmoil in the halls of Redmond? Tune into episode 445 and hear what AC & CJ have to say!
Banter

Andrew Connell’s Website
Black Creek Outfitters
The ‘End of an Era’ for Black Creek Outfitters
Black Creek Outfitters closing after 39 years of helping people explore, enjoy the wild
Black Creek Outfitters on Facebook

News

Try Microsoft Lists with your Microsoft account (Preview)
Take-Two Interactive to buy FarmVille creator Zynga for $12.7 billion
Sony buying Bungie for $3.6 billion
YouTube Q2 Ad Revenue Hits Record $7 Billion as Alphabet Trounces Estimates
Meta estimates Apple’s iOS changes will cost it $10B in 2022
Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ business lost more than $10 billion last year, and the losses keep growing
Inside Microsoft’s mixed reality mess, where confusion, rivalries, and canceled projects have roiled the company’s metaverse strategy

Picks
AC’s Pick


Arecibo Observatory Movie - The Biggest Dream TRAILER

CJ’s Pick


North Korea Hacked Him. So He Took Down Its Internet

44 min

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