The Daily Populous

Thursday December 22nd, 2022 morning edition

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The company has acquired big publishers like Bethesda Studios, and the gaming giant’s sights have been set on Activision for several months.

New updates on the merger are coming out nearly every week, and we spotted that the latest update reveals some positive information for Microsoft.

According to CMA, almost 75% of the 2100 public responses favor Microsoft.

The CMA document states that responses in Microsoft’s favor highlighted several relevant points about the gaming industry.

The Japanese giants also had a much bigger and higher quality first-party output, while Microsoft struggled throughout the generation.

While Xbox Series S|X consoles are in a much better place, Microsoft missed the Game Pass subscriber target by 10 million users.

Previously, Activision stated that Call of Duty would not come to subscription services if the merger failed. »

Matt Gaetz and Lauren Boebert blow through Capitol security and refuse screenings before Zelensky speech

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Matt Gaetz and Lauren Boebert were seen on the second floor of the Capitol building walking down a hallway outside of the House floor when they veered right towards the chamber.

Neither Mr Gaetz nor Ms Boebert became verbally aggressive or insulting, but made clear that they were ignoring the two Capitol Police agents after getting an unsatisfactory reply.

Metal detectors and their related security procedures were put in place a week after the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. »

Perth Pawsey supercomputer predicts ICU patient outcomes before they worsen

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It could give medical staff up to 20 minutes' notice for patients with traumatic brain injuries.

Now researchers hope a "world first" algorithm that predicts serious brain bleeds before they happen could save lives across Australia.

Royal Perth Hospital intensive care specialist Robert McNamara said the project was a breakthrough in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries. »