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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.
New companies showed off their gadgets and inventions to attract investors along StartUp Alley inside the annual TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco.
John Dalzell is chief executive of Waterfront Auckland, a council-controlled organisation whose biggest project is revitalising the western area at the Wynyard Quarter.
Polls in Scotland's independence referendum show the two sides more or less neck and neck, forcing Britain to seriously start considering the implications of a "Yes" victory.
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