The Walt Disney Company, in a move that gives it a commanding position in the realm of fantasy movies, said Tuesday it had agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. from its founder, George Lucas, for $4.05 billion in stock and cash.
A studio that has been a champion of stopping piracy is now facing awkward accusations that it showed counterfeit luggage in a hit movie.
Earlier today, Megaupload released a pop video featuring mainstream artists who endorse the cyberlocker service. News of the controversial Mega Song even trended on Twitter, but has now been removed from YouTube on copyright grounds by Universal Music. Kim Dotcom says that Megaupload owns everything in the video, and that the label has engaged in dirty tricks in an attempt to sabotage their successful viral campaign.
Origo, a start-up company founded by Artur Tchoukanov and Joris Peels, is developing what some are calling the Easy-Bake Oven of the next generation — a “printer” that creates three-dimensional objects out of drawings.
And it’s so simple that a kid could use it. Which is great, because it’s just for kids.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was ejected from a Southwest Airlines flight on Thursday because, as he said in a tweet, “My pants sagged too low.”
A Canadian student has been suspended from school and had the police sicced on him due to satirical animations that he posted to YouTube.
Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed and more pegged as “criminals” in Kentucky campaign for County Attorney.
Traffic authorities were still struggling to cope with days-long congestion on a major national expressway, nine days after traffic slowed to a snail’s pace, and nearby residents are profiting on the latest traffic snarl by overcharging drivers for food.
Both men agree it is classic sinners versus saints.
A Minnesota town is outraged over reports that an illegal immigrant was implanted with a penis pump –- paid for by taxpayers.
A new analysis reveals that bullies and victims share more similarities than we might think, with one stand-out difference.
If Internet pranksters have their way, Justin Bieber will be performing in one of the world’s most oppressive regimes. Communist North Korea is currently leading an online poll on Bieber’s My World Tour website, where the 16-year-old singer asked his fans to choose which country he should tour in next.
What was initially thought to be one of the largest marijuana plant seizures in city history amounted to a mere park cleanup Thursday night.
Starbucks Corp has been sued by a customer who allegedly suffered second-degree burns after being served tea that was too hot.