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To infinity: How Pixar brought computers to the movies

From CNET Magazine: "Toy Story," the first full-length computer-animated movie, turns 20 this month. Behind Woody and Buzz are a bunch of computer graphics geeks who, with help from Steve Jobs, changed movies forever.

By November 12, 2015


Donate your Lego for art: Ai Weiwei fills cars with Lego bricks in protest

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei has taken his battle with Lego to the next level, calling on people across the world to donate their unused Lego bricks in the name of "freedom of speech."

By October 27, 2015


How the DeLorean became the iconic film car

The screenwriters of "Back to the Future" chose the stainless steel beauty as the movie's time machine after the car's namesake made the news in a cocaine bust.

By October 21, 2015


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015


The many faces of Cortana: How Microsoft's virtual assistant wants to woo the world

Virtual assistants have become commonplace in modern technology, but Microsoft thinks it knows how to push its Cortana a step beyond the rest.

By July 28, 2015


Google says Hillary Clinton will be the next president

Search engine optimization can be a peculiar thing. But conspiracy theorists will surely enjoy these results.

By June 25, 2015


Taylor Swift to Apple: OK, let's rock!

In a tweet, the pop star says fans will be able to stream her chart-topping "1989" album on Apple Music, after her complaint about a royalty loophole made the tech giant change its tune.

By June 25, 2015


Marissa Mayer still trying to return Yahoo 'to greatness'

The Internet giant's chief executive, who celebrates her third anniversary as CEO in July, talks about where Yahoo is headed during today's shareholders meeting. The goal is to "build ourselves a future."

By June 24, 2015


Sony is 'here to play' with gamer-focused smartphone

The company is redoubling its focus on the PlayStation crowd with the Xperia Z4v, exclusive with Verizon Wireless.

By June 16, 2015


Glenn Beck threatens to fire staff who buy eco-friendly lightbulbs

The famed entertainer believes that global warming is "a load of socialist, communist crap." So no fluorescent lightbulbs and definitely no recyclable spoons.

By August 28, 2013