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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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Actor Anthony Daniels shares <i>Star Wars</i> memories

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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Hang out with R2-D2 in your living room

A partnership between Lucasfilm and Magic Leap brings C-3PO and R2-D2 to your home in a mixed-reality experience.

By June 16, 2016

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Artificially intelligent: A brief glossary of the ideas behind AI

AI gets very technical, and quick. But you don't have to be an expert to understand the basic ideas.

By June 29, 2016

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AI, Frankenstein? Not so fast, experts say

It's easy to worry about what artificial intelligence will deal us. Some people are trying to sort things out before we get too far down the road.

By June 30, 2016

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Twitter takes on Facebook live video (CNET Update)

An update to Twitter's app makes it easier to stream live video, but there's a catch.

By June 16, 2016

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Lucasfilm is opening a 'secret' lab with Magic Leap

The studio will develop technology with augmented-reality startup Magic Leap that can overlay a Star Wars filter on top of your world.

By June 16, 2016

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Man seeking robot: One inventor's quest to cure loneliness

The creator of Japan's most popular and personable robot, Pepper, is working on a new version that will cheer us up and disarm us with mega cuteness.

By June 17, 2016