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United Airlines Offers Big Buyouts to Flight Attendants

United Airlines announced Monday that it will offer its thousands of flight attendants an early and voluntary buyout option, a lump-sum payout worth up to $100,000. 141 more words

Mojang Tells Minecraft Users "F*@K YOU!" With Their Sale to Microsoft

Markus Persson, aka “Notch” has broken his silence on the sale of his company, Mojang, creator of Minecraft to Microsoft. Essentially he’s a hypocrite and has no clue how to respond to being called out on it. 374 more words


Mojang has Officially Been Acquired By Microsoft, Notch Leaves the Company

It’s official, Microsoft has acquired Minecraft developer Mojang in a deal worth $2.5 billion.

Mojang announced the news earlier on their official website.  As part of the deal, Minecraft creator and Mojang co-founder, Markus Persson(Notch), will leave the company.   287 more words

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Blackberry Jumps with Movirtu


BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) has acquired mobile technology company Movirtu Ltd., shoring up its smartphone management features as it targets business users.

London-based Movirtu uses a virtual SIM card enabling customers to connect more than one phone number to a single device. 529 more words


Compuware Sold To Private Equity Firm

DETROIT — The software and technology services company Compuware Corp. is being bought out by a private equity firm.

Michigan’s largest tech company announced Tuesday morning a $10.92-a-share buyout by Chicago-based Thoma Bravo LLC. 555 more words


Burger King buys Tim Hortons

Today marks the day that our iconic Canadian brand, Tim Hortons, has been taken over by corporate giant Burger King or more 3G Capital, which has a 70 per cent equity stake in Burger King, who will own approximately 51 per cent of the new company.   36 more words

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Google and Twitch gang up and kill off the little streamer

So, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks you’ll be aware a lot has been going on in the streaming verse. 1,627 more words