MORNING ROUNDUP: Darth Vader Costume Up for Sale for $250,000
Plus, Google eyes a $2 billion office building in NYC, Maria Shriver plots return to TV after husband's gubernatorial term ends, LimeWire forced to shut down -- and other overnight news.
- Want the Force to be with you? It'll cost a cool $250,000 to $365,000. A costume believed to have been made for the second film in George Lucas' sci-fi series, The Empire Strikes Back, goes on sale at Christie's in London on Nov. 25, the AP reports. Also for sale: James Bond's silver Aston Martin DB5, which was driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Thunderball, will go up for auction Wednesday at RM Auctions Automobiles. It's expected to go for about $5.5 million.
- Maria Shriver may be returning to TV after her husband Arnold Schwarzenegger's term as governor of California ends this January. In an interview with the Today show Tuesday, the First Lady of California was quizzed by Matt Lauer about how she'll spend her time once her husband leaves office. "I hope with you, Matt," laughed Shriver, who was an NBC anchor/correspondent for 16 years before leaving in 2004 when her husband was elected, citing conflict of interest.
- File-sharing program LimeWire will shut down after a federal judge ruled that it assisted users in committing copyright infringement "on a massive scale," PC World reports. The Recording Industry Association of America sued the company more than four years ago, claiming that more than 93 percent of the software's traffic was from illegal and pirated content.
- Google may spend $2 billion on a NYC office building, the New York Post reports. The media giant already rents 555,000 square feet in the Chelsea building, which features 10-foot-tall windows, a modern lobby, 24/7 security and a concierge.