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Markus 'Notch' Persson: The mind behind Minecraft (Q&A)

Two years after the sandbox indie game went public, its creator is now an industry celebrity. We talk with Persson about his favorite player creations and the current direction of the game industry.

By November 7, 2013

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Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5B

In Minecraft, Microsoft is taking control of a game that has become a cultural phenomenon. Markus Persson, though, is bidding adieu.

By September 15, 2014

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Superhero colognes deserve supercool bottles

If Batman, Superman, and Wolverine had their own cologne lines, the bottles that hold all that super scent should look exactly like these.

By July 17, 2014

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IeSF reverses position on male-only e-sports championships

After receiving criticism for its male-only e-sports championships, the International e-Sports Federation has opened those tournaments to all comers.

By July 2, 2014

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Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focused retailer

To follow the desires of its tech-savvy customers, electronics company Newegg starts accepting payments in the virtual currency. Bonus: lower transaction costs, better international sales supports.

By July 1, 2014

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Signal-jamming coat hides your devices from prying eyes

This isn't the first time a garment has promised to protect our privacy, but to an Austrian design team's credit, this one looks a lot cozier.

By June 17, 2014

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Expedia embraces -- and legitimizes -- Bitcoin

Some are leery about the virtual currency's legitimacy and volatility. But for travel booking site Expedia, Bitcoin is just another way to buy stuff.

By June 11, 2014

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Notch releases horse simulator, only accepts payment in Dogecoin

The Minecraft developer has released his own take on wacky animal simulators with Cliffhorse. It's like Skyrim, but only the horse bits.

By June 9, 2014

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Yahoo says mobile isn't an internal 'hobby' anymore (Q&A)

CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn the firm around by making it big in mobile. CNET talks to the man she chose to make that happen.

By June 8, 2014

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Facebook gets thumbs-up from feds to buy virtual-reality firm Oculus

The Federal Trade Commission gives its stamp of approval to the $2 billion deal, according to Reuters, as Facebook readies for "the platforms of tomorrow."

By April 23, 2014