Activision Blizzard CEO used $50 million of his own money in an $8.2 billion deal to take control of the world's biggest video game company from Vivendi, a French company. Activision Blizzard shares surged 15 percent.
Under the Comcast umbrella, a new NBC logo will be one of several changes.
As Americans' media habits shift toward the Internet, cable companies are being marginalized. The potential Comcast-NBC Universal deal is Comcast's bid to remain relevant.