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George Lucas stars in his own comic book

Follow the life of the director -- from his harrowing car crash as a teen to his "Star Wars" success -- in a new biography comic from Bluewater Productions.

By April 28, 2015

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Here's why Saturday is a very special Pi Day

Every March 14 celebrates math's most famous irrational constant, but this year is different.

By March 14, 2015

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Why SXSW doesn't need another Twitter moment

The tech industry will descend on Austin, Texas, starting March 13 for the annual music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. Here's why its organizers now call Twitter -- a standout success at the event eight years ago -- an "albatross."

By March 8, 2015

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Sigourney Weaver's Ripley return will pick up after 'Aliens', ignoring other sequels

Director Neill Blomkamp has revealed his new "Alien" movie will overwrite "Alien 3" and "Alien: Resurrection".

By February 26, 2015

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But why blow up cats? Inman gives inside scoop on Exploding Kittens

Careless kittens, cards, Kickstarter and The Oatmeal combined to bust crowdfunding records. CNET chats with Matthew Inman, and it's not all SFW.

By January 27, 2015

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Crazy-rare classic 'Star Trek' phaser goes up for auction

A screen-used prop phaser from the original "Star Trek" series is up for sale and it's expected to fetch a price that is out of this world.

By January 26, 2015

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'Talk Soup' for geeks: 'The Wil Wheaton Project' on Syfy

"Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "The Big Bang Theory" actor Wil Wheaton gets his own TV show lambasting the weirdest and funniest things to pop up on the Web.

By April 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Batman Day means free comics and more

The Dark Knight turns 75 this week, but shows no signs of slowing down. Celebrate with free capes, masks, and other geek goods.

By July 23, 2014