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What 'Star Wars' has to do with QE

May 24, 2013
In a week when markets have cringed at the mention of a retreat from the Fed's quantitative easing, or QE, we take a look at the history of the measure some have called a Jedi mind trick...with a little help from 'Star Wars.'
Posted In: Star Wars, quantitative easing
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Disney buys Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Oct 31, 2012
The Walt Disney Company has struck a deal to purchase Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion and announced that they will release a new Star Wars movie in 2015.
Posted In: movies, Star Wars, disney
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Darth Mickey: Disney to buy Lucasfilm

Oct 30, 2012
Hollywood insider Sharon Waxman, of The Wrap, breaks down Disney's $4.05 billion deal to buy filmmaker George Lucas' production company, Lucasfilm.
Posted In: George Lucas, Lucasfilm, disney, Star Wars, Mergers and Acquisitions, film
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Supreme Court rules in closely watched GPS case

Jan 24, 2012
The Fourth Amendment applies even in your car, says SCOTUS.
Posted In: Star Wars, scotus, Supreme Court, privacy, gps
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STAR WARS UNCUT: The full version! Right here!

Jan 23, 2012
I know, all I'm doing is embedding a YouTube clip but it's still pretty cool
Posted In: Star Wars, crowdsourcing
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Tatooine discovered

Sep 16, 2011
NASA scientists have long thought there could be a planet out there that orbits two suns, and now they have proof. It's 200 light years away and...
Posted In: astronomy, Science, Star Wars
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These are the droids you are looking for

Jul 27, 2011
If you've been waiting for just the right time to buy an official Stormtrooper costume, get ready. A UK court just ruled against Lucasfilm, which...
Posted In: Entertainment, intellectual property, Law, Star Wars
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Jobs pitches new spaceship-like Apple HQ

Jun 8, 2011
The suddenly visible Steve Jobs was in the public eye again yesterday, pitching the Cupertino, Calif. city council on a proposed new Apple...
Posted In: apple, cupertino, Star Wars
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Zappos solves the problem of ugly looking comments and reviews

Apr 28, 2011
Punctuation and capitalization are quickly thrown overboard when people post comments or customer reviews on web sites. But online shoe store...
Posted In: Amazon, comments, Star Wars, zappos
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Star Wars Episode 1 coming to 3D

Mar 4, 2011
(This item is brought to you by George Lucas's internal monologue)...
Posted In: 3-d, Entertainment, sorrow, Star Wars, Web Culture

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