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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 Nov. 7, 2013

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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 Jun. 17, 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 Jun. 9, 2014

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Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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Minecraft movie in the works at Warner Bros.

Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the beloved indie sandbox sensation, reveals on Twitter that Warner Bros. and his studio Mojang are bringing Minecraft to the big screen.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Zuckerberg's Oculus acquisition kills Minecraft deal

Facebook's proposed purchase of Oculus VR scuttles an in-progress deal with Minecraft, says the company's founder.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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$600K Minecraft movie Kickstarter cancelled

A third-party film based in the world of Minecraft has been cancelled for failing to make a licensing deal with IP holder Mojang.

By Feb. 9, 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 Jun. 11, 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 Apr. 23, 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 Jul. 2, 2014