Markus Persson

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Name: Markus Persson
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Is Facebook, Inc.'s Oculus Rift VR Headset Getting Ready for Prime Time?

Facebook's first foray into hardware via the deal for Oculus and its Rift VR headset may have caught some by surprise, however, it has a clear path to monetization: gaming. But the Rift is still in development mode, so who knows when Facebook will actually ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge and Warframe

For those of you who have been under a rock for the last month, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has swept throughout the internet, with celebrities and big brands promoting a drive to secure donations towards research into a cure for Amyotrophic lateral ... [Published NAG - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Oculus Rift Intrigues and Pays

Oculus Rift has several applications that both intrigues the masses and offers to pay certain parties handsomely. The project, which sprang from the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter, has grown to intrigue many different businesses in many different ... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Worth Reading: 08/04/2014

I captured the screen shot to your right on Sunday afternoon, while I was quietly nursing a hangover and playing Divinity: Original Sin. It's a little dark, and if you haven't played the game before, it might not make much sense.A good ways into the game, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Minecraft didn’t pass its PS4 certification — developer is fixing bugs now

Above: Minecraft for PS4.Image Credit: 4J StudiosPeople are building block worlds in Minecraft on all kinds of devices, but you’re gonna have to wait a bit longer before you can do so on PlayStation 4.Developer 4J Studios, which is handling the port of ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Minecraft once again coming to the Oculus Rift?

Back in March when it was announced that Facebook had purchased the Oculus Rift technology the creator of Minecraft, Notch, loaded up his personal blog and went to town against Facebook, Oculus and how Minecraft will now not be ported to the Oculus R ... [Published Lazygamer - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Minecraft for Oculus Rift may happen after all

When Facebook announced it was buying Oculus Rift , a lot of people were unhappy, but perhaps no one more so than Minecraft creator Notch.In fact, he was so annoyed that he scrapped plans to build a version of the wildly popular game for the VR visor. ... [Published TechRadar.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Minecraft' might actually come to virtual reality after all

Earlier this year when the Facebook purchase of Oculus VR went down, there were more than a few detractors but none as prominent as the man behind Minecraft . At the time , Markus "Notch" Persson said that his company Mojang was in talks to bring ... [Published Engadget HD - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Perfect Back-to-School Gift: Minecraft Backback

Are you looking for a perfect back-to-school gift for your grandkids that will make you their fav grand?  If you’re a cool grandparent, you’ve heard of Minecraft and maybe already played it with your g-kids.  Minecraft has more than 100 million registered ... [Published Grand Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 3 reports

Minecraft Creator’s New Game Is About a Horse and a Ball

Markus “Notch” Persson, the fellow most know as the creator of indie cube-building wunderkind Minecraft, has an unassuming new game to show us, and it’s about a horse. In fact it’s called Cliffhorse , because…well, your guess is as good as mine. There’s ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 5 reports

Will The Backlash Against Facebook Be The Doom Of Its Acquisition Spree?

Spending your inordinately over-valued 'currency' on an ever-reaching (and increasingly over-valued) portfolio of dreams may have been the stuff of expanding multiples and social media stock-lovers; but for the creator of Minecraft (among the world's ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 5 reports

Facebook Buys Oculus For $2B, Betting On Virtual Reality To Replace Smartphones

Facebook is going virtual in about the biggest way possible. The social network will acquire virtual reality-hardware maker Oculus , creator of the acclaimed Oculus Rift headset, for roughly $2 billion. The deal apparently represents Mark Zuckerberg's ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 25 2014]

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Can surgeons be trained using gaming technology? [Published Medical News Today - Aug 29 2014]
Is Facebook, Inc.'s Oculus Rift VR Headset Gett... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 26 2014]
The ALS Ice Bucket challenge and Warframe [Published NAG - Aug 25 2014]
Oculus Rift Intrigues and Pays [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 24 2014]
Worth Reading: 08/04/2014 [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 22 2014]
Minecraft didn’t pass its PS4 certification — d... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 20 2014]
Minecraft once again coming to the Oculus Rift? [Published Lazygamer - Aug 20 2014]
Minecraft for Oculus Rift may happen after all [Published TechRadar.com - Aug 19 2014]
Minecraft on Oculus Rift Might Be Happening Aft... [Published Softpedia - Aug 19 2014]
'Minecraft' might actually come to virtual real... [Published Engadget HD - Aug 19 2014]
Oculus sucked by Zuck? 'I'm over it' – Minecraf... [Published The Register - Aug 18 2014]
John Carmack to Notch: Gimme Minecraft, and ‘I’... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
Perfect Back-to-School Gift: Minecraft Backback [Published Grand Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
What is Minecraft and why are millions addicted... [Published East African Standard - Aug 04 2014]
Links: Dark Tourism, The Pickpockets Tale, Sowe... [Published Nerdcore - Aug 02 2014]
Weekend news-round-up: Minecraft’s enigmatic ri... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 28 2014]
Minecraft Creator’s New Game Is About a Horse a... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
Minecraft creator accepts Dogecoin donations fo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 09 2014]
Minecraft Creator’s New Game: A Horse And Ball ... [Published TechCrunch - Jun 09 2014]
how_to_install_downloaded_minecraft_maps - This... [Published Lexikon der Atomwirtschaft - Jun 01 2014]
Snapchat Settles with the FTC and Other Fascina... [Published TIME.com - May 08 2014]
A Comparison of Minecraft for PC and Pocket Edi... [Published Venturebeat - May 03 2014]
Minecraft 1.7.8 release addresses support for t... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 14 2014]
Minecraft and ‘The Simpsons’ — watch Homer and ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 07 2014]
Simcraft: What If The Simpsons Did Minecraft? [Published TIME.com - Apr 07 2014]
Those Oculus Kickstarter Investors Sure Are Tic... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 28 2014]
Facebook’s Oculus Acquisition Disheartens Some,... [Published Singularity Hub - Mar 27 2014]
$2B Oculus deal: Is Facebook visionary, or crazy? [Published Seattle Times - Mar 27 2014]
The Inside Story of How Facebook Got Oculus VR [Published The Curious Capitalist - Mar 26 2014]
The Inside Story of How Facebook Got Oculus VR [Published TIME.com - Mar 26 2014]
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'Minecraft' might actually come to virtual real... [Published Engadget HD - Aug 19 2014]
Earlier this year when the Facebook purchase of Oculus VR went down, there were more than a few detractors but none as prominent as the man behind Minecraft . At the time , Markus "Notch" Persson said that his company Mojang was in talks to bring ...
Links: Dark Tourism, The Pickpockets Tale, Sowe... [Published Nerdcore - Aug 02 2014]
Hier die Links, die in der vergangenen Woche liegengeblieben sind, unter anderem mit Hintergründen zum Business der Marvel-Filme, einer DIY-Arcade-Halle in Uganda, einem neuen Datenvisualisierungstool der NYTimes, Binären Rauchzeichen und jeder Menge ...
Minecraft Creator’s New Game Is About a Horse a... [Published TIME.com - Jun 09 2014]
Markus “Notch” Persson, the fellow most know as the creator of indie cube-building wunderkind Minecraft, has an unassuming new game to show us, and it’s about a horse. In fact it’s called Cliffhorse , because…well, your guess is as good as mine. There’s ...
Minecraft Creator’s New Game: A Horse And Ball ... [Published TechCrunch - Jun 09 2014]
 Minecraft began from humble origins, but if the next game from that title’s creator Notch (aka Markus Persson) manages to become a multiplatform, multimillion dollar enterprise, well that’ll be a horse of a different color. Notch’s new game is called ...
how_to_install_downloaded_minecraft_maps - This... [Published Lexikon der Atomwirtschaft - Jun 01 2014]
kingcraft is a sport developed by Markus Persson that has been started in May 2009. Since then, new developers joined the team to assist make mineshaft a much better game. kingcraft is nonetheless in beta but has a lot to give. It's a extremely fun game ...
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