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  1. Microsoft Branches Out With Minecraft Buy

    Will this modification drive gamers crazy? Microsoft is buying the hugely popular 3D world-generating game for $2.5 billion. In return, it gets Minecraft’s parent company, Mojang of Sweden, and possibly more users for the software giant’s Windows Phone products, just as Apple’s new iPhones are released. Mojang’s three founders leave the firm, with ever-busy co-founder Markus “Notch” Persson telling fans: “It’s not about the money. It’s about my sanity.” 

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