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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014

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Microsoft's 'Destiny' cologne ad skewers Sony

A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.

By September 5, 2014

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In defense of 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Crave's Bonnie Burton tells why the infamous TV special is so bad it's great.

By December 21, 2013

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The retaliation begins: Google profiles get Schmidt-faced

In a protest over Google now grabbing users' profile photos for ads, some people have apparently decided to change their shot to a photo of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

By October 12, 2013

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Love fights back! After BreakUp Text, now MakeUp Text

You might imagine that the people behind BreakUp Text, the app that breaks up with your lover for you, might have a follow-up. Here it is: MakeUp Text. It's bound to work, of course.

By August 5, 2013

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'Star Wars' car-wraps put some geek on your gas-guzzler

No X-Wing? No problem. You can turn your car into a galactic vehicle with a set of "Star Wars" car-wraps showing off your favorite character.

By May 1, 2013

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Don't miss Patton Oswalt's hilarious ideas for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

An improvisational moment during the filming of "Parks and Recreation" produces a gaggle of zany suggestions for the next "Star Wars" movie -- and inspires a great Chewbacca robot drawing.

By April 18, 2013

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New Silicon Valley in the Andes: Promise and paradox

special report In the second installment of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack delves into the ways Ecuador's ambitious "City of Knowledge" could change Latin America -- and the wider tech world.

By March 27, 2013

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A Monty Python sci-fi movie? With Robin Williams? What?

Three members of Monty Python's Flying Circus have reportedly signed on for a new movie in which aliens come to Earth to grant wishes to humans.

By February 6, 2013

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Facebook opens vote on policy changes, addresses privacy concerns

The site's proposed policy changes are officially open for a vote. Think it's a farce? The company's calling in an independent auditor.

By December 3, 2012