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Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

  What is Minecraft? NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Microsoft is expanding its video game empire, buying the wildly popular Minecraft and the tiny production studio that designed it for $2.5 billion. With Minecraft, Microsoft will be acquiring one of the most popular games ever. Minecraft has been downloaded more than 100 million times since it launched […]

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Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

  What is Minecraft? NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Microsoft is expanding its video game empire, buying the wildly popular Minecraft and the tiny production studio that designed it for $2.5 billion. With Minecraft, Microsoft will be acquiring one of the most popular games ever. Minecraft has been downloaded more than 100 million times since it launched […]

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Can YouTube’s Subscription Music Service Compete With Spotify, Pandora, and the Rest?

Google’s  (NASDAQ: GOOG  ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) YouTube brand has been a dominant force in online video and has become a major player in the music industry by functioning as essentially a modern version of MTV. Pretty much every music video ever made is available on the service for free, and now the company appears ready to […]