WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Four members of an alleged international computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data- some of it used to train military pilots and some related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox gaming console- the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.» Read More
Norman Young, Senior Equity Analyst at Morningstar, explains why the $2 billion deal will be more significant for the Swedish game developer Mojang than Microsoft.
Discussing the potential deal between Microsoft and Minecraft developer Mojang, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets. "Nadella needs to go aggressive," he says.
The video game's sales, which equate to roughly 9 million copies sold, were even higher than most analysts had forecast.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Mojang, the developer behind blockbuster game MineCraft, may be bought up by Microsoft.
CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss Microsoft's potential buy of Sweden's "Mojang," the maker of the "Minecraft" video game. Cramer says Xbox is not core to Microsoft and this is the beginning of a spin off.
We are still very relevant, says Robert Lloyd, GameStop CFO, weighing in on the pulse of the video game industry and the rise of downloadable games.
Microsoft Corp is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" video game, The Wall Street Journal said.
Michael Pachter, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, discusses the release of Destiny - the most expensive video game ever made - and whether it will sell enough to break even.
The company that made the Master Chief a household name is introducing a new game, and they hope it will become the next billion-dollar franchise.
Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, and Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, discuss the appeal of esports and how it could be lucrative for many companies.
Finland's Rovio has hired Pekka Rantala from beverage maker Hartwall to take over as its new chief executive by the beginning of next year.
Actor Dulé Hill discusses his social gaming app Nomino, which allows users to challenge their followers to solve riddles associated with a photo or video.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Electronic Arts' promo for its new "Madden NFL 15" game has been viewed more than 21 million times.
Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," shares his thoughts on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Amazon's acquisition of Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash. Cramer explains why he likes the deal.
Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners, provides insight on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.
After a Sony executive was threatened by hackers, Dan Murphy, Violence Prevention Strategies co-founder, discusses how people can stay safe on social media.
NBC's Pete Williams reports on the hacker attack on Sony by "Lizard Squad," and the disruption of travel for a Sony executive.
Sony says its online network experienced a distributed denial of service attack, and its PlayStation network was taken offline by hackers, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Sony's PlayStation network was taken offline by hackers. The "Squawk Alley" team and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discuss the severity of the hack and if it will impact revenues.