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Dignitas Makes Personnel Changes, Names Johansson as New VP of Esports | The Esports Observer

North American Esports organization Dignitas announced that it has promoted its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Manager Robin “@Fifflaren” Johansson to the position of VP of esports. Additional moves include the promotion of James “Bakery” Baker from Dignitas assistant general manager to director of esports and Heather ‘sapphiRe’ Garozzo has moved into the role of VP of […]

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Epic Games, Spotify Take Aim at Apple’s App Store Policies with New Coalition | The Esports Observer

Several critics of Apple’s app store policies have formed a nonprofit group called “The Coalition for App Fairness” to challenge the platform holder by advocating for “legal and regulatory action” against the company. Based in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, the group’s members include Fortnite maker and Rocket League owner Epic Games, music streaming service Spotify, […]

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Riot Games Teams With Esports AcadArena to Develop Collegiate Esports in the Philippines | The Esports Observer

Riot Games Southeast Asia has partnered with Philippines campus esports program Esports AcadArena to develop collegiate esports initiatives in the country. The partnership will kick off with the inclusion of Valorant in AcadArena’s University Alliance Cup. The companies will also collaborate on programs for Legends of Runeterra and eventually for Riot’s mobile iteration of League […]

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U.S. Government Seeks Stay of Preliminary Injunction Against WeChat Ban | The Esports Observer

On Friday morning, the Justice Department filed a motion with the U.S. District Court in San Francisco seeking a stay of the preliminary injunction granted on behalf of WeChat on Sept. 20.  Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler issued a preliminary injunction halting a ban on WeChat that would have removed Tencent’s multi-purpose messaging, social media, and […]

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