Governments pressure Google for more user information 2:07pm EDT

(Reuters) - Google Inc said it was facing increasing pressure from governments around the world to reveal user information in criminal investigations amid ongoing revelations about national surveillance programs.  Full Article

Hachette authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute 4:17pm EDT 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Hachette Book Group authors including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and James Patterson have urged Inc's directors to end a contract dispute with their publisher that has cost some writers' 90 percent of their sales on the online retailer's website.  Full Article  

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion 1:03pm EDT 

STOCKHOLM/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire the Stockholm-based developer of the wildly popular Minecraft video game for $2.5 billion, as it tries to lure a new and mostly young audience into its mobile world.  Full Article