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October 2012 Archive


Disney Buys Star Wars Maker Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion


Source: TechCrunch

The takeover will give Disney control of Lucasfilm's blockbuster Star Wars franchise. Disney will also absorb Lucasfilm's special-effects production business, Industrial Light and Magic, and its Skywalker Sound audio production studio.
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Microsoft Launches Windows 8 and the Surface tablet


Source: New York Times

Windows 8 is a new version of Microsoft operating system to accommodate touch-based devices, and the Surface tablet is the Microsoft first-ever computer.
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