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Spotify CEO to Jimmy Buffett: I want you to be better paid

Mr. Margaritaville approached the mic during an audience Q&A to ask Spotify chief Daniel Ek whether the executive would give him a raise.

By October 8, 2014

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Giant Rancor ready to bite Star Wars Celebration VI

A replica of Rancor, one of the most fearsome creatures of "Star Wars," has been created in time for a massive fan gathering.

By August 9, 2012

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How to build a life-size 'Star Wars' Rancor (pictures)

Get close up and personal with the 14-foot-tall "Star Wars" beast that will make its big debut later this month at the Star Wars Celebration VI convention in Orlando, Fla.

9 Images By August 9, 2012

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How much would Jabba the Hutt's palace cost you?

The fictional desert palace that belonged to the famed "slimy piece of worm-ridden filth" is worth millions, according to real estate site Movoto. The real question is, why would you buy it?

By May 1, 2014

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Who decides 'Star Wars' canon? Meet the Story Group

The ultimate fan debate over what's part of the "Star Wars" canon just became serious business at Disney's Lucasfilm. Is Cade Skywalker about to go legit? Will Jaxxon the green rabbit ever get respect?

By January 8, 2014

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Surrender to the soothing sounds of Wikipedia

An open-source project called Listen to Wikipedia turns edits to the crowdsourced encyclopedia into a soporific audio experience.

By August 12, 2013

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Microsoft has 'no plans' to revisit Xbox One's $499 price

Even as the company backtracks on its unpopular game-sharing policy, a company executive tells CNET that it won't budge on the price for the console, some $100 more than the rival PlayStation 4.

By June 19, 2013

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This May the Fourth, look back at amazing 'Return of the Jedi' art

A Star Wars Day spectacular! Take a trip through Ralph McQuarrie's vision of the alien worlds and characters seen in "Return of the Jedi," which celebrates three decades this year.

By May 4, 2013

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The Facebook mistakes people make after a date

Some people become so enamored after a date -- especially a good first date -- that they lose all sense of Facebook proportion. Now that Valentine's is past, here are some guidelines for Facebook self-control.

By February 23, 2013

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This week in Crave: The Mars-struck edition

This week, we couldn't keep our eyes off the first images from Curiosity -- or one of the guys in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Also, a life-size Rancor? Color us scared.

By August 11, 2012