Microsoft Acquires Simplygon to Accelerate “3D for Everyone”

Microsoft acquired Simplygon on Jan. 17 for an undisclosed amount to further develop Microsoft’s “3D for Everyone” vision. Simplygon, which developed by Donya Labs AB, a privately held company based in Sweden, develops 3D-optimization solutions for game developers, focusing on helping developers create 3D content faster, streamlining the workflow.   This saves AAA game studios […]

Windows Holographic and Microsoft HoloLens Announced

At Microsoft’s Windows 10 press conference this week the company announced it has been working on something behind the scenes, Microsoft HoloLens. HoloLens are their holographic augmented reality glasses. While Microsoft is known for showing research projects at events that are not fully available for some time, the HoloLens were being made available for hands-on demos […]

Microsoft Buys ‘Minecraft’ for $2.5 Billion but Founders Will Leave

Mojang Team to Join Microsoft Studios, but Top Executives Plan to Leave for New Projects Microsoft Corp. MSFT -0.87%  agreed to buy the company behind the hit videogame “Minecraft” for $2.5 billion, but the startup’s founders and top executives won’t be joining the software giant. The deal for Mojang AB will give Microsoft an asset […]