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Death Star

["Star Wars" film] 1. The AT&T corporate logo, which appears on computers sold by AT&T and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star in the movie. This usage is particularly common among partisans of BSD Unix, who tend to regard the AT&T versions as inferior and AT&T as a bad guy. Copies still circulate of a poster printed by Mt. Xinu showing a starscape with a space fighter labelled 4.2BSD streaking away from a broken AT&T logo wreathed in flames.

2. AT&T's internal magazine, "Focus", uses "death star" to describe an incorrectly done AT&T logo in which the inner circle in the top left is dark instead of light - a frequent result of dark-on-light logo images.
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It is not going over there as a special operating forces Deathstar .
Als so in the area are Swedish outfit Deathstar, and Sizzling Gypsies (below, right) at the Kasbah's Oxjam fundraiser.
The experience, although painful, was almost worth it to see the inner workings of the Deathstar and ride on what just may be the fastest elevator in Shiodome.
We see a crude plan of the Deathstar, six-legged AT-TE walkers (recalling Empire Strikes Back's AT-ATs), our first glimpses of Owen Lars and Beru Whitesun (who become guardians to Luke Skywalker) and a young Bobba Fett.
And where most games save the best until last, this one throws you right in at the deep end, piloting an X-Wing in an assault on the Deathstar.
We see a crude plan of the Deathstar, six-legged AT-TE walkers (recalling Empire Strikes Back's ATATs), our first glimpses of Owen Lars and Beru Whitesun (who become guardians to Luke Skywalker) and a young Bobba Fett.
Cutthroat " details how Ergen was kicked out of Nevada casinos for card-counting; how he bet his company on the nose of a Chinese rocket launch in 1995; how he was nearly ruined when a 1997 deal, nicknamed Deathstar, fell apart at the hands of Murdoch and Malone; and reveals the secrets to Ergen's survival and business success.
quit to join Disney's ABC after the failure of Murdoch's recent attempt to invest in EchoStar (nicknamed DeathStar after the announcement that Murdoch was interested in acquiring a 50 percent interest for $1 billion).
I can hear now the whoops of joy, from the Holborn Coliseum to the Deathstar, from the Bradford whippet track to Bentonville, Yorks.
As you skim the surface of the Deathstar, gun emplacements fire green laser beams at you, while Tie fighter squadrons soar through space in combat with your wingmen.
Derek McGillavary of Ironstar is among the many who don't feel that the arrival of Deathstar equals doomsday.