Markus Persson

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Name: Markus Persson
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

The minecraft building game giving away free coupons for a free minecraft account.

-- The highly popular indie game called by the name Minecraft was first released in the year 2009. This genius of a game was created by a Swedish programmer who is called Markus Persson. The selling factor for this game has been the fact that it is fresh ... [Published Scoop Asia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Minecraft 1.7.8 release addresses support for the new game skin system

Mojang , the developer of Minecraft, has officially announced the release of version 1.7.8 for Windows and Mac. The update fixes some bugs present in version 1.7.7 and 1.7.6 (released just a few day ago) and prepares the popular sandbox game to change ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Developers unfazed by Oculus sale to Facebook as Rift dev kit sales top 85,000

The sales of Oculus Rift development kits have soared since the firm's controversial acquisition by Facebook last month.Developers have snapped up 25,000 'DK2' units since the second iteration went up for pre-order on March 19, less than a week before ... [Published TechRadar.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 3 reports

The Simpsons Look Much Creepier in 'Minecraft' Form

UTC[embedded content]While many were geeking out about the Game of Thrones season premiere Sunday night, The Simpsons was getting equally nerdy with its ever-changing show intro.This week's episode's intro honored Minecraft , as the Simpson family entered ... [Published Mashable - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Facebook's 2 billion dollar question, will account holders go vertigo

, examiner brought you the news of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the top social media site Facebook, shelling out 2 billion dollar acquisition of Oculus VR , the leader in virtual reality technology.Concerns were raised about the business venture when Facebook ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Mark Zuckerberg and virtual reality expectations

Has Mark Zuckerberg , CEO of the top social media site Facebook, gone out on a limb not strong enough to hold his expectation and visionary ideals?On March 25, 2014, Zuckerberg posted on his zuck Facebook page , “ I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

From Kickstarter To Facebook: A Rift In Our Ideas Of Ownership

By Grab Media, a blinkx companyYou might have heard: Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 billion this week. And many people who loved the virtual reality headset, on say, Sunday don't anymore. Perhaps the most notable schism this purchase created was between ... [Published The US Daily - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

$2 billion for Oculus? That's cheap!

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Facebook's $2 billion purchase of virtual reality gaming company Oculus may seem peculiar and overly expensive, but the deal actually makes a lot of sense for both companies. For Oculus, Facebook provides the company with much-needed ... [Published CNN Money - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 12 reports

Minecraft creator severs ties with Oculus Rift following Facebook acquisition because the social network...

As news broke last night that Facebook had bought virtual reality firm Oculus VR, one developer took to Twitter to very publicly voice his concerns.Markus Persson - owner of game company Mojang - said he had been working with the startup to build a virtual ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 13 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 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 7 reports

Oculus fans, supporters upset over Facebook acquisition

AdvertisementOculus may be happy about its $2-billion deal to be acquired by Facebook, but the virtual reality start-up's supporters are definitely not.The Irvine company gained a strong following in the worlds of tech and gaming after taking to Kickstarter ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 12 reports

Facebook to acquire Oculus VR for $2bn, fans express concerns

The famous Oculus Rift virtual reality mask: Facebook is to acquire the gaming startup for a whopping $2bnAcquisition-happy social media company looks to snap up Oculus VR in the near future, but not without inciting criticism from some of the VR firm’s ... [Published World Finance - Mar 26 2014]

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The minecraft building game giving away free co... [Published Scoop Asia - Apr 19 2014]
Developers unfazed by Oculus sale to Facebook a... [Published TechRadar.com - Apr 14 2014]
Minecraft 1.7.8 release addresses support for t... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 14 2014]
The Simpsons parodies Minecraft in latest couch... [Published Licensing.biz - Apr 09 2014]
Minecraft Takes Servers Offline Because of SSL ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 08 2014]
‘Minecraft’ creator Markus Persson discusses th... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
Facebook acquires virtual reality maker Oculus VR [Published Baruch College Ticker - Apr 08 2014]
The Simpsons Look Much Creepier in 'Minecraft' ... [Published Mashable - Apr 07 2014]
Minecraft and ‘The Simpsons’ — watch Homer and ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 07 2014]
Simcraft: What If The Simpsons Did Minecraft? [Published Time - Apr 07 2014]
Simcraft: What If The Simpsons Did Minecraft? [Published TIME.com - Apr 07 2014]
True anger at Facebook’s Oculus VR acquisition [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Apr 05 2014]
The Guilt Of Video Game Millionaires [Published Hard OCP - Apr 04 2014]
Facebook Buys Oculus Rift for $2 Billion [Published Blogger News Network - Apr 04 2014]
The Guilt of the Video-Game Millionaires [Published New Yorker - Apr 04 2014]
Zuckerberg’s shopping spree continues [Published Student Newspaper - Apr 04 2014]
Facebook to acquire virtual reality startup com... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Oculus Rift hack lets you draw in 3D [Published Wired.co.uk - Apr 03 2014]
Tech-knowledgey: Oculus VR's Facebook deal crea... [Published The Stylus - Apr 02 2014]
Facebook's 2 billion dollar question, will acco... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 01 2014]
The virtual reality headset race: Oculus Rift v... [Published MSN UK - Mar 31 2014]
Facebook-Oculus deal sparks anger among mobile ... [Published FierceDeveloper - Mar 31 2014]
Uncertain if Facebook is reality Oculus needs [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
Carmack: Facebook Understands Oculus Rift Vision [Published Softpedia - Mar 31 2014]
Virtually real anger as Facebook buys Oculus VR [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Mar 31 2014]
Tech spectacles: Looking through the glasses [Published Smart Investor - Mar 31 2014]
Is The Oculus Rift Acquisition A PR Disaster Fo... [Published Fast Company - Mar 30 2014]
Precise Social Media Report - 28th March [Published Precise Media - Mar 28 2014]
News Roundup: America’s New CEO, Silicon Valley... [Published IDG Connect - Mar 28 2014]
Those Oculus Kickstarter Investors Sure Are Tic... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 28 2014]
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Minecraft 1.7.8 release addresses support for t... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 14 2014]
Mojang , the developer of Minecraft, has officially announced the release of version 1.7.8 for Windows and Mac. The update fixes some bugs present in version 1.7.7 and 1.7.6 (released just a few day ago) and prepares the popular sandbox game to change ...
Minecraft and ‘The Simpsons’ — watch Homer and ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 07 2014]
Above: The Simpsons pulls a couch gag on Minecraft. Image Credit: YouTube: SuperNecocheaBrosDon't let cyber attacks kill your game! Join GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi for a free webinar on April 18 that will explore the DDoS risks facing the game industry. ...
Simcraft: What If The Simpsons Did Minecraft? [Published TIME.com - Apr 07 2014]
The latest episode of Fox’s indefatigable The Simpsons, “Luca$,” may be something of a critical clunker , but forget the goofy plot about Lisa dating a competitive eater-in-training, or Bart covering up a B-list character’s illicit activities. You’ll ...
Those Oculus Kickstarter Investors Sure Are Tic... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 28 2014]
To go from a $2.4 million Kickstarter funded project to a $2 billion Facebook acquisition in just two years should be cause for celebration. Instead, a crowd of 9,522 Kickstarter investors in Oculus feel cheated that “their” project “sold out,” as the ...
Facebook’s Oculus Acquisition Disheartens Some,... [Published Singularity Hub - Mar 27 2014]
Palmer Luckey, inventor of the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, was literally hacking VR goggles in his garage 18 months ago. Now, he’s a billionaire. A little over a month after paying $19 billion for messaging firm, WhatsApp, Facebook said ...
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