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C3PO

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C-3PO thinks 'Episode 7' will be better than 'Empire Strikes Back'

Anthony Daniels, the definitive voice behind the lovable "Star Wars" droid C-3PO, thinks that the forthcoming "Episode 7" could be better than "The Empire Strikes Back."

By November 4, 2014

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Robot companies come to bury C-3PO

Robotics is heating up, but the shape and function of today's robots are the polar opposite of humanoid robots that proliferate in popular culture.

By April 3, 2012

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C-3PO backpack makes for obnoxious iPad case

The best moment of the "Star Wars" trilogy was when C-3PO was nearly destroyed. Now you can commemorate that moment with the a pleather backpack.

By May 12, 2010

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A C3PO sighting in Pittsburgh

While touring Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi literally bumped into Anthony Daniels, the actor behind Star Wars' lovable android C3PO. You might not recognize his face, but you surely know his voice. Take a walk down memory lane with Daniels, who talks about working on the films and his relationship with George Lucas.

By May 9, 2008

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White House shoots down petition to build Death Star

Obama Administration says construction of the universe's ultimate weapon would be cost-prohibitive and not in keeping with its policy of galactic peace.

By January 11, 2013

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Microsoft offers Windows phones to Android haters

Redmond is encouraging folks on Twitter to share their Android malware horror stories in exchange for the chance to win Windows Phones. Oh yes, they did.

By December 13, 2011

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'Star Wars' T-shirts stand up to cancer

The charity Stand Up to Cancer is selling four special designs from a "galaxy far, far away," with the proceeds going to cancer research.

By November 29, 2011

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iRobot CEO: Enough with the gimmick 'bots (Q & A)

Driven by the mobile computing revolution, iRobot CEO Colin Angle says the robotics industry is poised for great things if only entrepreneurs stopped trying to recreate R2-D2 and C-3PO.

By November 4, 2011

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New, slicker Star Tours relaunches at Disneyland

After shutting down for a redesign, Disneyland's Star Tours ride opened this past weekend to return star travelers to a "galaxy far, far away." The retooled Star Tours: The Adventures Continue" featuress 3D tech, HD screens, and more.

By June 7, 2011

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'Yes, R2-D2, we are ready to depart'

The Star Wars droid fluent in 6 million forms of communication add another to his repertoire--assisting humans through TomToms.

By June 18, 2010