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  • Microsoft Close to Buying 'Minecraft' Maker for $2 Billion

    Microsoft is in talks to buy Swedish gamemaker Mojang AB, behind the wildly popular "Minecraft" games, for $2 billion. Should the deal occur, it would mark the largest acquisition for Satya Nadella since becoming CEO of Microsoft earlier this year....
  • NFL Now Adds 2 Shows, Expands to Yahoo and More Devices for Regular-Season Debut

    The National Football League is stocking its NFL Now online network with two new original series and has launched on five additional platforms leading up to the kickoff the 2014-15 regular season as the league hopes to super-serve fans -- and generate...
  • Will 'The Fault in Our Stars' Get More Teens Hooked on Digital?

    This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions. As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
  • IndyCar racer Josef Newgarden has game off the track

    GamerHub.tv IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden has worked with Microsoft to promote its "Forza 5" game. Now the 23-year-old is helping to raise money for Teen Cancer America by playing the "Forza 5" game against fans as part of a Tiltify.com charity...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday. The deal is for a...
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...
  • ‘Destiny’ review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war

     
    THE PLAYER The opening moments of “Destiny” are mesmerizing. It’s a Mars landing, complete with sparkling views of our galaxy […]...
  • Microsoft Eliminates 2,100 Jobs in Latest Round of Layoffs

    Microsoft handed out pinkslips to 2,100 employees Thursday as part of the company's plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000 through the end of the year. Those impacted by the cutbacks this week involved staff across all of its divisions, including...
  • 'Destiny' review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war

    'Destiny' review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war
    The opening moments of “Destiny” are mesmerizing. It’s a Mars landing, complete with sparkling views of our galaxy and crystallized red space dust. It’s a vision that looks lifted straight from photographs sent in by NASA’s...
  • Microsoft agrees to $2.5-billion deal to purchase 'Minecraft'

    Microsoft Corp. plans to spend $2.5 billion to buy what it called the most popular online game on Xbox, the building adventure title "Minecraft." “Minecraft is more than a great game franchise – it is an open world platform, driven by a...
  • Microsoft to Acquire 'Minecraft' Maker for $2.5 Billion

    Microsoft said it reached an agreement to acquire Mojang AB, the Swedish game developer behind the blockbuster "Minecraft" franchise, in a deal worth $2.5 billion. Microsoft said its investments in cloud and mobile technologies will let "Minecraft"...