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Engadget Podcast: James Webb’s eye within the stars, Microsoft buys Activision

Now that the James Webb House Telescope is safely on the way in which to its orbital dwelling, Cherlynn and Devindra chat about why it’s so necessary with editor-in-chief Tariq Malik, in addition to science and know-how journalist . They dive into why it’s such an enormous improve from Hubble, in addition to the discoveries astronomers hope to make about exoplanets, black holes and our personal photo voltaic system. Additionally, Senior Editor Jessica Conditt joins to speak about Microsoft’s mammoth $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Is extra consolidating a nasty factor for the online game business? (Spoilers: Most likely.)

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  • James Webb House Telescope post-launch replace – 1:07

  • Microsoft buys Activision/Blizzard for $68.7 billion – 31:03

  • Working On – 58:46

  • Pop Tradition Picks – 1:01:06

Video livestream

Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Friends: Tariq Malik and Swapna Krishna
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos and Luke Brooks
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks, Kyle Maack 

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