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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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Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.

By September 15, 2014

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When it comes to digital games, Microsoft's not playing around

Many on Wall Street thought Microsoft ought to exit the game business, but since taking over as CEO, Satya Nadella has taken the opposite tack. Here's why.

By September 15, 2014

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Minecraft players build working hard drives

Players of the pixelated building block game have taken its virtual simulation tools to an unprecedented level: building functioning hard drives that can read and write data.

By August 20, 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