WINDOWS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WINDOWS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Microsoft to buy ‘Minecraft’ maker for $2.5 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415705-79/microsoft-game-minecraft-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415705-79/microsoft-game-minecraft-billion.html.csp">Microsoft to buy ‘Minecraft’ maker for $2.5 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones. The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang in a deal expected to close in late 2014. Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a Lego-like virtual multiplayer world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch in 2009. It is the m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584157052014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:13:01 MDT HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312786-79/windows-htc-phone-version.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312786-79/windows-htc-phone-version.html.csp">HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft’s Windows software inside. HTC says it developed the new model at the request of Microsoft, which has been trying to boost its Windows Phone system. The company will continue to make an Android version of the One, as well as other Android phones. The Android version of HTC One is called M8, while the Windows version will be called M8 for Windows. The two look identical on the outside, except for a Windows Pho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583127862014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312786@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:12:01 MDT Op-ed: Fix Utah’s “broken windows,” or we’ll see more scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246249-82/utah-shurtleff-judge-broken.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246249-82/utah-shurtleff-judge-broken.html.csp">Op-ed: Fix Utah’s “broken windows,” or we’ll see more scandal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marcus R. Mumford</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T16:09:10.463-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In response to criminal charges recently filed against former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, many Utahns are asking: How could this happen? Acknowledgement: I’m not disinterested. I represent some of the principal accusers in those matters. I have also been litigating a class action on behalf of Utah homeowners against Bank of America for illegal foreclosure practices – a case Shurtleff allegedly attempted to undermine before going to work for the bank’s D.C. law fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246249@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:09:10 MDT Microsoft spreading Cortana to U.K., China http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241578-79/microsoft-update-users-windows.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241578-79/microsoft-update-users-windows.html.csp">Microsoft spreading Cortana to U.K., China</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:13:02.407-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K. The company’s corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing app in an update to Windows Phone 8.1 that will begin rolling out to developers next week and to users in the coming months. In China, the app nicknamed “Xiao Na,” will speak Mandarin and include locally relevan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582415782014-07-30T11:13:02.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T11:13:02.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241578@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:13:02 MDT