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Microsoft Close To Acquiring Minecraft-Developer Mojang AB

Microsoft Close To Acquiring Minecraft-Developer Mojang AB

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is currently in talks to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish video game developer behind the popular “Minecraft” title, and a deal could be completed by the end of the week, the Wall...

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2014-09-16 04:22:14

Denmark-based brewery finds the right balance between working together at a global level and allowing its many strong regional beer brands to flourish. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JC Jacobsen founded his brewery, Carlsberg, more than 160 years ago to serve the Danish market. Recently the company has experienced tremendous growth, particularly within the past 14 years, expanding from a local production base of just six markets in 2000 to now the fourth-largest...

2014-09-15 23:10:33

Former CVP for Microsoft Dynamics ERP R&D joins Dynamics Podcast for his first interview since leaving Microsoft. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Dynamics Podcast is the world’s first podcast devoted to Microsoft Dynamics AX, CRM, GP, NAV and SL. The inaugural podcast was launched earlier this year and hosts Bob McAdam, of Dynamic Communities, and Todd McDaniel, of Dynavistics, enjoy the opportunity to interview key resources from the Dynamics community. In this special edition...

2014-09-15 23:04:35

Former Executive with Xenex Seattle and Forepoint LLC to Head Synergy’s Intacct and Dynamics SL Business Development Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Synergy Business Solutions announced today that John Foster has joined the company as their new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. John brings 31 years of experience in sales, marketing, implementations, and system development of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and accounting software. He helped Xenex Seattle become an ACCPAC...

2014-09-15 08:27:09

Iconic cross-platform franchise to become part of Microsoft Studios. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the celebrated Stockholm-based game developer, and the company's iconic "Minecraft" franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises "Halo," "Forza," "Fable" and...

2014-09-12 23:08:42

Compute-Intensive Risk Analysis of Excel Models, Formerly a "Desktop Only" Option, is Now Available on Any Device Through a Web Browser Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Risk analysis using Monte Carlo simulation is a popular form of advanced analytics for decision-making – often based on business and financial models in Microsoft Excel. Specialized Excel add-ins perform the compute-intensive simulation and statistical analysis. Doing this with web-based...

2014-09-12 23:04:06

ERPVAR.com network of CRM and ERP consultants announces partnership with Complete Programmed Accounting, Inc. to offer SYSPRO ERP, TRAVERSE ERP and SYSPRO and TRAVERSE CRM solutions to manufacturers, distributors, and service-based companies. Dana Point, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 ERPVAR.com, a CRM and ERP consultant network comprised of Acumatica, Epicor, Infor, Intacct, Intuit, Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite,and SAP Business One value-added-resellers (VARs) is pleased to announce a...

2014-09-12 12:23:54

Venture Capitalists to Meet, Judge New Internet Marketing Firms LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Me Up! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142274 Representatives of nearly a dozen new firms in the field of Internet Marketing will be quoting, if a bit out of context, the Rolling Stones during the Startup Battlefield event at IMPACT14, the Internet Marketing Association's annual event held at the Aria Convention Center, September 24 through 26. A new...

2014-09-11 23:13:14

Data Masons Software, LLC., a leading provider of Integrated EDI and XML solutions for Microsoft Dynamics® customers, is proud to announce its Bronze sponsorship of Directions 2014, September 14 – 16, 2014, in San Diego, CA. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Data Masons Software, LLC., a leading provider of Integrated EDI and XML solutions for Microsoft Dynamics® customers, is proud to announce its Bronze sponsorship of Directions 2014, September 14 – 16, 2014, in San...

2014-09-11 23:05:49

EmpowerID Releases Office 365 Manager for Delegated Administration, Single Sign-On, Provisioning, and Access Governance Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 EmpowerID, the leader in workflow-based Identity and Access Management (IAM), today announced the release of Office 365 Manager, a new module that enables organizations to extend their existing on-premise security and audit control model to the Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Active Directory Cloud. Organizations are rapidly...

2014-09-11 12:31:17

Zenium(TM) software defined workflow management platform enables Microsoft customers to design scalable, cloud-based processing and compression applications and services AMSTERDAM, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine Communications, a market leader of media software and video infrastructure solutions serving the global broadcast, multichannel video programming distributor and enterprise markets, is collaborating with Microsoft Corp., to make the next generation Zenium(TM) software...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.