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Microsoft to purchase Bethesda Softworks parent for $7.5 billion

Microsoft to purchase Bethesda Softworks parent for $7.5 billion:

Just a few minutes ago (while my morning coffee was brewing), Microsoft announced plans to acquire storied game developer and publisher Bethesda Softworks’ parent company Zenimax Media in a $7.5 billion deal – three times what the company paid for Minecraft creator Mojang Studios in 2014.

CIA’s new tech recruiting pitch: More patents, more profits

CIA’s new tech recruiting pitch: More patents, more profits:

The newest federal lab gives the CIA and its officers the unprecedented ability to make money off inventions that come from within the agency. America’s most famous spy agency has a major competitor it can’t quite seem to beat: Silicon Valley.