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Microsoft has announced the purchase of zenimax media for 7.5 billion in cash.
The entertainment company owns several industry leading game developers, including Bethesda softworks, the maker of the post apocalyptic Fallout games and the fantasy series The Elder Scrolls The move grows the number of in house Xbox game development studios to 23, giving it control of some of the game industry's most popular franchises.
Microsoft's move comes weeks before the November launch of its next big video game consoles and bolsters the company's game pass subscription service.
Amazon introduced a whole bunch of stuff.
First up, there's the all new echo which is now spherical and covered in fabric.
Inside new hardware will allow Alexa to answer questions quicker and in a more natural way.
There's also a new echo show 10 which features a base that will automatically rotate the screen to face you Amazon has a new member of the fire streaming family and it's called the fire stick light.
It'll cost just $30.
Speaking of streaming, Amazon introduced Luna, its game streaming service that will cost around $6 a month to start.
And finally, Google on Wednesday announced it's adding a COVID-19 layer to the Google Maps app.
Which offers critical information designed to help you decide where to go and what to do while staying safe.
A color coded system will show you the density of new Coronavirus cases in any given area.
And a label will tell you whether cases are trending up or down there, Google said on Wednesday.
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