Microsoft has launched its own live videogame streaming service called Mixer. The move sets up another battle among some of the largest names in tech. Despite Microsoft’s long history in video games, they are late to the live streaming business and will face steep competitors from like Amazon.com and YouTube. The live steam videogame craze allows users to watch and play video games with their friends. Launching a live-steaming service is a logical step for Microsoft as they are one of the few tech titans that already owns and produces dedicated gaming hardware. Mixer will predominately be features on Windows 10 and Xbox consoles, thought the company will continue to make the YouTube and Twitch apps available for download.
British Airways (ICAGY) suffered a major IT outage over the weakened which lead to the canceling of hundreds and flights and could cost the airline millions. The electrical malfunction caused the airline’s IT system which handles flights, bags and customer’s communities to completely shut down. The airline’s back up system failed to kick in. All of this on one of the busiest holiday weekend in both the U.K and U.S. The outage caused the airline to cancel more than 580 flights and delay hundreds more at 170 airports in 70 different countries. The company announced as of today all is well and its computer networks are operation normally.
Asia: Asian markets closed mixed on Monday as several of its major markets are closed for holiday.
Europe: European equities inched lower in quiet trading as Investors contemplated the possibility of an early election in Italy.
U.S: U.S. markets closed flat on Friday as traders and investors get ready for summer. DJIA: +2.67 21,080.28 NASDAQ: +4.94 6210.19 S&P: +0.75 2415.82
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