Fear among the gargantuans:
Microsoft buying something like Minecraft (java based for god sake), clearly shows the fear among the IT Titans that rule our world, of anything threatening their rule.
There will never be "another facebook"! Any would-be creators will be drowned in money by one of the Leviathans (microsoft, google, facebook, amazon or apple)
None of them can tolerate interruptions to the feeding scheme for the AI monsters in their basements!!