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Watch Microsoft's Eye-Popping Hololens Demo Using Minecraft
Minecraft

Watch Microsoft's Eye-Popping Hololens Demo Using Minecraft

Hold your pickaxe, partner. Microsoft just blew Minecraft clear out of the sandbox. Way out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's What Oculus Just Revealed at Its Much-Anticipated Press Event
Oculus VR

Here's What Oculus Just Revealed at Its Much-Anticipated Press Event

Big news about partnerships and hand controllers, but still no word on a release date or a concrete price point.
Laura Entis
Lego Has Finally Created a Minecraft Competitor
Video Games

Lego Has Finally Created a Minecraft Competitor

The new game, Lego Worlds, is available for beta download now.
Jason Fell
Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine
Video Games

Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine

Can a kids' game turn the ailing tech giant around?
Ryan Holmes
Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion
Social Media

Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

Social media can change the entire course of your company's future.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset
Virtual Reality

Microsoft Pushes Toward Virtual Reality With Hologram Headset

The tech company unveiled plans for a prototype visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and more to 3-D life.
'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup
Candy Crush

'Game Guru' of Candy Crush Saga Leaves King Digital to Found New Gaming Startup

King's social games and mobile lead developer is parting ways with the company to launch a startup focused on virtual reality.
Laura Entis
What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money
Money Management

What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.
Microsoft's Strategy Behind Taking Minecraft and Not Its Founders
Co-founders

Microsoft's Strategy Behind Taking Minecraft and Not Its Founders

Steve Blank explains the importance of 'outward facing' founders.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis
Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?
Acquisitions

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'
Laura Entis
Unintended Consequences: How Consumer Misuse Can Boost Sales
Customer Engagement

Unintended Consequences: How Consumer Misuse Can Boost Sales

The maker of Mentos saw dollar signs with the user discovery that the candy exploded in Diet Coke. You should encourage consumers to tinker with your products.
Kalle Lyytinen and Michael Fisher
Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase
Virtual Reality

Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

Facebook announced plans to buy the virtual reality headset maker for $2 billion, angering a lot of vocal gamers in the process.
Laura Entis
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool
Marketing

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall
Minecraft is the popular world-building, cross-platform video game released in 2011. The game was created by Swedish developer and designer Markus Persson at his company Mojang, which he co-founded in 2010. In 2014, Persson sold Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion.
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