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Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn  
     


Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29204518#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=Publi...

Apple releases U2 album removal tool

Apple releases U2 album removal tool  
     


Apple releases a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts in response to complaints six days after giving away the music for free.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technolo...

Tech firms want 'digital ministers'

Tech firms want 'digital ministers'  
     


An influential group of major technology firms is calling on the UK to appoint "digital ministers" in every government department.  
     

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29205372#sa-ns_mchannel...

Microsoft has announced a Windows 9 event for September 30th in San Francisco

Microsoft has announced a Windows 9 event for September 30th in San Francisco

Microsoft has announced that they are holding a press event in San Francisco on September 30th, where it will be talking about the next version of Windows and the ente...

You can now watch Tim Cook's full interview with Charlie Rose

You can now watch Tim Cook's full interview with Charlie Rose

While we see Tim Cook on stage at every Apple event, it is rare to see him in private interviews. Cook sat down with Charlie Rose giving him a 54 minute interview talking about all th...

How a Laughing Fish Could Lead to Medical Breakthroughs

Michael Bell, the head of the New Devices Group at Intel, is trying to shake things up at the semiconductor behemoth. Surprisingly, he's doing that by encouraging the researchers to address public needs, even if they're silly.






Windows 9 May Be Focus of Microsoft’s Sept. 30 Event

Microsoft has announced an event taking place later this month that will likely be a public demonstration of the next version of Windows.






Alibaba to Up IPO Price Range to $66-$68/Share

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to raise the range for its initial public offering to $66 to $68 a share, from $60-$66, making it the largest IPO ever.






Readers Remember More From Newspapers Than Online

If you were reading this story in print, you'd have a better chance of remembering it later, according to a study done at the University of Houston.






Apple Offers to Help You Delete Free U2 Album

Are you one of the people who complained about that new U2 album Apple gave you last week without asking if you wanted it?