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2014-10-03 12:23:24

"Minecraft: the rise of a world-class game and brand" will be presented by Vu Bui, COO, Mojang LONDON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Licensing Europe, the Advanstar organised exhibition, has announced that Vu Bui, COO at Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, will give the Keynote Address at BLE 2014 on Wednesday 8th October at 13:00. Minecraft is a sandbox game, distinguished by its building blocks and created by Swedish programmer Markus 'Notch' Persson. In its five years...

microsoft minecraft purchase
2014-09-11 06:18:40

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 Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Journal’s Evelyn M. Rusli, Shira Ovide, Sven Grundberg and Joann S. Lublin, unidentified sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the two companies were engaging in...

Minecraft Pi Edition Announced At Minecon 1012
2012-11-26 09:52:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Thousands of excited and fervent gamers took to Disneyland Paris this weekend to celebrate their favorite video game in typical gamer fashion: With a convention. More commonly referred to as a “Con,” Minecon 2012 was the meeting ground for worldwide fans of Minecraft, the blocky gaming sensation. Mojang AB, the Swedish development company responsible for Minecraft, has been hosting these cons since 2010, first in...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin