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'Star Wars' and 'Doctor Who' fans in altercation at sci-fi convention

Police are called to a sci-fi convention in the U.K. after fans of "Doctor Who" -- allegedly uninvited -- enter the convention, to the displeasure of certain forceful "Star Wars" fans.

By May 15, 2013

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GaymerX 2 gaming convention hits Kickstarter

The LGBTQ gaming convention that held its inaugural event last year is now seeking funding via Kickstarter for its second, to be held in San Francisco in July.

By February 19, 2014

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' final scene was directed over Skype

The Serkis-starring summer simian spectacular saw several scenes supervised via Skype, director Matt Reeves has said. Plus CNET reveals whether "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is worth checking out.

By July 11, 2014

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

By June 13, 2014

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Despite the odds, indie games and the mainstream meld at E3

Even with other avenues for attention, indie developers need gaming's most mainstream summit to earn mass market exposure and time under the spotlight.

By June 12, 2014

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3D-print your own lightsaber with these free files

Kit out your Jedi costume with a sweet 3D-printed lightsaber with customizable length.

By May 5, 2014

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Design contest seeks geeky garb for Comic-Con catwalk

Her Universe, purveyor of sci-fi stuff for women, will choose 30 contestants to compete on the Comic-Con catwalk for a chance to co-design a retail fashion collection.

By March 28, 2014

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Glassholes: At least you know who they are

Commentary Too many people dismiss Google Glass without considering how social norms can evolve or how much mobile phones and other technology can do surreptitiously what Glass can do overtly. CNET's Stephen Shankland urges us to look at the bigger picture.

By March 16, 2014

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'Star Trek' theme park: Hop on the Warp Speed Coaster

Enterprising fans may want to teleport to Spain for Paramount Park Murcia, which will include not only a "Star Trek" theme park, but condos, hotels, and a casino. It's scheduled to debut in 2015.

By February 26, 2014

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Life-size model of 'Star Wars' TIE Fighter seeks rebel scum

Superfans unite to create a stunning 1.4-ton model of Darth Vader's personal TIE Fighter that will land at the upcoming Star Wars Celebration Europe fan convention.

By July 26, 2013