Minecraft, Egypt, EBSCO, More: Quick Afternoon Buzz, September 116th, 2014

Microsoft bought the Minecraft company. And while I’m very happy those folks made bank – they’ve earned it – I worry about the future of the game.

Dropbox has released a transparency report. “Dropbox received 268 requests for user information from law enforcement agencies in the first half of 2014, the company has revealed in its updated transparency report.”

Web browsing via text message? Why not. If you’re old like me you’ll remember all the services that let you access the Web by e-mail ages ago. (And do Gopher, FTP, etc. Check this out for memory lane: )

Is Google not putting malware warnings on search results that appear due to an ad purchase? This is kind of disturbing.

More Google: Google Maps has more Street View images of Egypt.

So if you have iTunes, you got the new U2 album whether you wanted it or not. Now Apple is offering a tool to remove it.

EBSCO has launched two magazine archives. “Libraries can own the 20th century collections of two of the leading business magazines now that the complete backfiles for Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek are available from EBSCO Information Services.”

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