Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.



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Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.
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What excites CEO Larry Page about Alphabet? Wi-Fi beaming balloons

The Google co-founder talks about connecting remote populations to the Internet and picking the name “Alphabet" for Google’s new parent company.
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Twitter swaps star for heart as its new favorite icon

The switch to a “more expressive" symbol comes as the microblogger is trying new ways to get a mainstream audience to love it.
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Amazon to begin selling books in its own real-world bookstore

The Internet retailer opens its first bookstore in Seattle, two decades after it began selling books online.
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Sprint adds 1.1 million customers as costly comeback takes hold

CEO Marcelo Claure has changed up the service plans and upgraded the wireless network. That’s led to improving customer growth, but also financial losses.
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Steve Jobs’ legacy includes the women he inspired

Women played a key role in helping create the Macintosh. Some of the women on the original Mac team share how Jobs pushed them to extraordinary levels of creativity.
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​Oculus founder: Virtual-reality gear will displace smartphones

It won’t happen for years, but today’s highest-tech smartphones eventually will look like primitive slabs of electronics, says Palmer Luckey of Facebook’s virtual-reality division.
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