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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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$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 February 9, 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 February 27, 2014

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Minecraft for Raspberry Pi coming 'soon'

Minecraft developer Mojang promises the building game will be free, and will let you tinker with code to change gameplay.

By November 26, 2012

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Minecraft for Raspberry Pi coming 'soon' for hackable fun

Minecraft developer Mojang promises the game will be free, and will let you tinker with code to change gameplay.

By November 26, 2012

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-sized radios, and more

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.

By September 15, 2014

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Microsoft said to be nearing $2B-plus deal for Minecraft maker

The deal would boost Microsoft's Xbox game division and be the first billion-dollar-plus deal under new CEO Satya Nadella, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By September 9, 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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Microsoft cuts 2,100 employees worldwide

As part of a second wave of cuts announced in July, Microsoft is laying off 2,100 employees worldwide on September 18.

By September 18, 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