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Google Bookmarks Gets Public and Private Lists, Collaboration Tools

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Google Bookmarks is one of Google's lesser known services. The new star marker in Google Search - which syncs with Google Bookmarks - gave this tool some added exposure, but most users are probably still unaware of this service. Thanks to some new features Google just introduced today, Google Bookmarks...
Google Bookmarks Gets Public and Private Lists, Collaboration Tools

Leonard Nimoy Retires From Acting, For Good This Time [Leonard Nimoy]

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The 79-year-old icon, Leonard Nimoy, is retiring from the stage and screen. He's passing the pointy-eared mantle to Zachary Quinto, forever. Which means no more classic Spock in the new Star Trek — or William Bell — ever again. More »...
Leonard Nimoy Retires From Acting, For Good This Time [Leonard Nimoy]

Disney and Electronic Arts cut an exclusive deal for multi-year Star Wars game license

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Electronic Arts (EA) and The Walt Disney Company have announced a multi-year video game agreement for the Star Wars franchise. The deal will allow EA to develop and publish new Star Wars titles across multiple interactive platforms. No financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Disney Interactive’s Co-President John Pleasants...
Disney and Electronic Arts cut an exclusive deal for multi-year Star Wars game license

Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

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Today Electronic Arts (EA) reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.04 billon and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.50 per share on revenue of $1 billion. With analyst expectations beat by a margin, EA is doing slightly better than expected, but that doesn’t mean...
Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

EA is the 'Star Wars' games company Disney is looking for

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Disney and Electronic Arts announced today an exclusive deal for the development and publication of new 'Star Wars' video games. [Read more]...
EA is the 'Star Wars' games company Disney is looking for

Carrie Fisher to return as Leia in new Star Wars films

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The actress says she'll reprise the galactic role that made her famous. [Read more]...
Carrie Fisher to return as Leia in new Star Wars films

New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for

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Star Wars Pit Droids is anything but the pits. Based on the eponymous PC game, it's an engaging puzzler....
New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for
Star Trek Into Darkness: Impressive but imperfect

Lucas hints Ford, Fisher, Hamill will be in new 'Star Wars'

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George Lucas may have accidentally confirmed to Bloomberg Businessweek that all three original stars will return in their original roles in the new movie. [Read more]...
Lucas hints Ford, Fisher, Hamill will be in new 'Star Wars'

Check out Google's new Star Trek-like voice search (video)

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Google’s voice search is about to get a whole lot smarter on the desktop. During the company’s huge developer conference keynote today, a Googler showed off how voice search will be able to understand more natural language commands. Filed under: Business, Dev     ...
Check out Google's new Star Trek-like voice search (video)

Fifa 13 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, EA, cert 3The explosion of smartphone titles such as Flick Kick Football and New Star Soccer have made football games more accessible than ever, opening the genre to audiences likely to balk at the convoluted menus and realistic gameplay of Fifa. But for the full...
Fifa 13 - review

Star Trek: the video game – is it the new Mass Effect?

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Kirk and Spock team up for a new Star Trek 'bro-op' game based on the JJ Abrams reboot of the classic franchiseWhile Star Wars has proved a bounteous source of inspiration (and money) to game developers over the past 30 years, its closest sci-fi rival, Star Trek, has ... well...
Star Trek: the video game – is it the new Mass Effect?
Facebook announces App Center for all platforms and devices

Lucasfilm postpones Star Wars Episode II and III 3D, focusing on Abrams-directed Episode VII

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While Lucasfilm originally planned to bring Star Wars Episode II and III back to theaters in 3D this fall, it's just announced that will not happen. In a statement posted on the official site, it says "we will now focus 100 percent of our efforts on Star Wars: Episode...
Lucasfilm postpones Star Wars Episode II and III 3D, focusing on Abrams-directed Episode VII

Here's Official Gameplay Footage From The New Star Wars Angry Birds Game

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Rovio will release its next Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Star Wars, on November 8. Today, it released the first trailer with gameplay footage. Let's get right to it: Angry Birds: Star Wars comes out this Thursday and Rovio has released the above gameplay video, which we first spotted on...
Here's Official Gameplay Footage From The New Star Wars Angry Birds Game

Gabe Newell, J.J. Abrams discussing plans for 'Half-Life' and 'Portal' movie

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Get excited, people: Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams have plans to work together both on a movie and game. The pair just revealed on stage at the DICE 2013 Summit that there are certainly plans in the works. Newell, the Valve co-founder, said that he wants to do a ‘Half-Life’ or ‘Portal’...
Gabe Newell, J.J. Abrams discussing plans for 'Half-Life' and 'Portal' movie

Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, plans more Star Wars movies

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Disney is already one of the biggest media companies around, and it's now set to become even bigger. The company announced late today that it's acquiring Lucasfilm Ltd., currently 100 percent owned by founder George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in a cash and stock deal. That of course includes...
Disney acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, plans more Star Wars movies

Shatner: J.J. Abrams a 'pig' for taking on 'Star Wars'

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Captain Kirk weighs in on J.J. Abrams taking on the new "Star Wars" movie, and he doesn't sound too happy about it. [Read more]...
Shatner: J.J. Abrams a 'pig' for taking on 'Star Wars'
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Infographic: 15 Things About Star Trek You Probably Didn’t Know About Star Trek

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Graphic artist Ricky Linn created an awesome new Star Trek infographic, 15 Things About Star Trek You Probably Didn’t Know About Star Trek. Check it out, after the jump. Read the rest of this post on SlashFilm.com… Here are some possibly related posts: Cool Stuff: Anatomy of a Tribble...
Infographic: 15 Things About Star Trek You Probably Didn’t Know About Star Trek

Luke and Leia battle the Empire in Angry Birds Star Wars trailer

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A teaser trailer for the new Star Wars-theme Angry Birds game provides a glimpse of our heros dueling the dark side. [Read more]...
Luke and Leia battle the Empire in Angry Birds Star Wars trailer

Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar...

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Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar nearly seven years ago. And yes, apparently Star Wars Episode VII is coming in 2015. Update: Here's the release. Of note, Kathleen Kennedy, the current Co-Chairman of Lucasfilm, will become the president of the group within Disney. You may know...
Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar...

Please Don't Tell George Lucas What You Think About Jar Jar Binks

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“It was fine before the Internet. But now with the Internet, it’s gotten very vicious and very personal. You just say, ‘Why do I need to do this?’ – George Lucas, still wincing from the reaction to the new Star War movies, in Bloomberg Businesseek‘s story on $4 billion Lucasfilm/Disney...
Please Don't Tell George Lucas What You Think About Jar Jar Binks
Lucasfilm reportedly nixes remaining 3D 'Star Wars' prequels to focus on new trilogy

Susan Sarandon Joins 'The Big C'

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"The Big C" has booked a big new star for its third season: Oscar winner Susan Sarandon. Sarandon has signed on for a multi-episode arc as Joy, a cancer survivor who is using her unique experience to inspire and motivate others....
Susan Sarandon Joins 'The Big C'
US smartphone subscribers top 100 million, Android accounts for nearly half

Carrie Fisher Will Play Princess Leia--Again--In The New Star Wars Movie

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The iconic actress and author is getting back into the bucket of bolts again. Carrie Fisher is to appear in the new movie in the Star Wars franchise. The actor, who played Princess Leia in the first three George Lucas films, confirmed the news with a simple "Yes," in...
Carrie Fisher Will Play Princess Leia--Again--In The New Star Wars Movie

Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

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If you haven't seen Red Letter Media's excellent reviews of the Star Wars films, The Phantom Menace and The Attack of the Clones, then you might want to carve out three hours out of your day and watch them (the reviews are 70-minutes and 90-minutes long, respectively) -- they're incredible....
Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

Tech Weekly Podcast: Google Nexus 7 review & Develop conference roundup

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This week Aleks Krotoski and Charles Arthur take a close look at Google's Nexus 7 tablet and discuss a new million-pound tech startup prize launched by London's "Silicon Roundabout" community. Guardian games blogger Keith Stuart is joined by games journalist Christian Donlan to discuss Develop 2012, the UK's gaming conference...
Tech Weekly Podcast: Google Nexus 7 review & Develop conference roundup

Grand Theft Auto V's new star: older but not wiser

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In the latest GTA, players will roam decaying LA as a retired bank robber, as Rockstar focuses on 'the people left behind'The renowned and controversial Grand Theft Auto series of video games is returning, and this time a leading character won't be some teenage street thug or ambitious master criminal...
Grand Theft Auto V's new star: older but not wiser
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