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Microsoft's Minecraft Buy for Mobile?

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The rumor mill was right -- again. Microsoft has acquired Minecraft. Redmond is paying $2.5 million for Mojang, the video game's maker, maybe to boost its evolving mobile business.
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Will Apple Tech Kill the Card Swipe?
With the launch of Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones, paying with a plastic credit card may become as rare as paying with a paper check.
Texting? This Sidewalk Is Not for You
As the issue of cell phones and distracted driving grows more divisive in many countries, a city in China has created its own way of discouraging distracted walking: a phone-free pedestrian lane.
Chromebooks Add First Android Apps
Google is bringing its two operating systems -- Android and Chrome -- closer together with the release of its first four Android apps for Chromebooks. The goal is "a more seamless experience" with phones.
Phone Apps Abysmal on Privacy
A global study of more than 1,200 mobile apps found serious privacy issues with up to 85 percent of them, according to a report by an international privacy watchdog.
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WholeWorldBand Offers Collaboration
Gives artists new ways to reach fans.
Google Offers Cloud Help for Startups
Looking to encourage the next big thing.
Apple Lures Users to Mobile Pay
With iPhone, Apple Pay, Apple Watch.
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