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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


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 Jan. 11, 2013


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 Jun. 7, 2011


'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 Nov. 29, 2011


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 Dec. 13, 2011


'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 Jun. 18, 2010


Friday Poll: Got a name for HTC's next phone?

HTC wants consumers to help pick a name for its latest phone, and it's offering four choices. Of course, we have some ideas of our own.

By Apr. 16, 2010


Use the <strike>Force</strike> turn signal, Luke

The Star Wars Talking Dashboard Statues (take your pick of Darth Vader, Yoda, and C-3PO) are one of the latest offerings from ThinkGeek.

By Aug. 3, 2007


Top 5 coolest movie robots

What are the coolest robots we've seen on the silver screen? Watch and find out.

By Feb. 11, 2009


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 Nov. 4, 2011