Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, says Minecraft is a learning tool. Thus the $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition.
Microsoft's services aren't exclusive to Windows anymore, and neither are its peripherals. Of the four devices the company debuted for the fall, only the Xbox controller requires Windows.
Microsoft begins inviting reporters to see the next generation of Windows—almost certainly a preview of Windows 9.
Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.
The next version of Windows could make it easier to get online and clear up storage space.
Microsoft is buying Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion, and Notch is saying goodbye.
Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.
The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.
Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication.
A Harley-Davidson phone exclusive to Europe leads a pack of new, cheap Windows Phones from BLU, YEZZ, and Archos, the rest of which will be available stateside.