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In Hollywood, keeping Tinseltown's treasures safe forever

At the Academy Film Archive, more than 76,000 film titles are kept safe by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. CNET Road Trip 2012 dropped by to inspect the vaults.

By June 29, 2012

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There might be gold for techies in Tinseltown

Studios are opening their arms to technology start-ups, but can the two sides get past copyright issues as well as other differences?

By May 12, 2008

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The Hollywood sign: An LA story of local kid making good

Towering over Tinseltown, it's the most famous sign in the world. But it began its history 90 years ago as a local billboard for real estate. CNET Road Trip 2012 stops by to investigate.

By June 30, 2012

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YouTube as an art film: 'Life in a Day'

In new feature film that opened this weekend, the brothers who gave us "Top Gun" "Black Hawk Down," and "Gladiator" try to boil down humanity into a single day--with help from the Web and YouTube.

By August 1, 2011

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Step aside, steampunks. 'Steam nerds' run real locomotives

Train fanatics can get a taste of 19th century steam locomotive magic at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in California's Gold Country. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped in for a ride.

By July 25, 2012

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'Buffy' and 'Gilmore Girls' to get video site play

As The WB channel tries to rise from the dead, the online-only version will syndicate its content across a handful of video-hosting sites, including Veoh Networks and Dailymotion.

By June 12, 2008

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Microsoft sets November date for WinHEC

Software maker will hold the conference in November in Los Angeles, a week after it has its Professional Developers Conference in the same locale.

By March 19, 2008

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Advice for techies who want to star in Hollywood

Entertainment industry insiders say technologists looking to do business in Hollywood should hire a good lawyer or agent to help guide them.

By May 12, 2008