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Ep. 1289: Where Alex Winter gets us Downloaded

We're talking with documentary filmmaker Alex Winter about his new movie about the rise and fall of Napster called "Downloaded." We'll talk about the road to making it and all the characters that make up the continuing story of Napster.

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The 404 1,289: Where Alex Winter gets us Downloaded (podcast)

We're talking with documentary filmmaker Alex Winter about his new movie about the rise and fall of Napster called "Downloaded." We'll talk about the road to making it and all the characters that make up the continuing story of Napster.

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It was a week of big events and big names in tech. It all started early Monday when Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak rolled up to Moscone West in San Francisco on a Segway scooter for <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=f&rct=j&url=http://news.cnet.com/wwdc/&q=&esrc=s&ei=_qa7UeiSKMaqrQGlmoDwBw&usg=AFQjCNGZj4JaiitO6lUUJtriC_YA1PWlnQ" >Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference</a>.
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Pictures of the Week (slideshow)

A week packed with big events and big names, the tech world saw the new PS4, Woz on a Segway, a redwood wedding gone awry, and the biggest leak in NSA history.

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Sean Parker's wedding picture, as posted to his Facebook profile.

Sean Parker on his wedding, redwoods, and death threats

Things have been a bit crazy since Parker's controversial multimillion-dollar nuptials in an old-growth forest on the California Coast. He talks with CNET's Paul Sloan about being the Internet's punching bag.

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Ep. 1283: Where we whirlybird this picture disc

Nobody's taken hits harder in the digital age than Weird Al, Bridget Carey tells us her favorite vacation spots, how to rent a jet ski in God's bathtub, and Xanga is about to shut down you guys!!!

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Sean Parker: Mine was a green dream wedding, silly

In a rebuttal to harsh criticism offered about the alleged environmental damage done in building his wedding, the man who once was at Facebook says he did what was right.

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Sean Parker rearranges a Big Sur site for his wedding (pictures)

Sean Parker pays $2.5 million for building a movie-set-like wedding site without permits in California's Big Sur forest.

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Former Facebook president Sean Parker at at Techonomy 2011.

Sean Parker agrees to $2.5M settlement over wedding venue

After constructing a massive venue in Big Sur's redwood forest without proper permits, Parker comes to an agreement with the California Coastal Commission.

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Zuckerberg's political action group adds Ballmer, Gates

Brad Smith, general counsel at Microsoft, and Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster also will join the Facebook CEO's group focused on immigration reform.

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Spotify sign at SXSW 2013

Spotify's Daniel Ek: I don't worry about Apple, Google

As Google and others gear up to enter the streaming-music business, the Spotify founder says he's staying focused on bringing music to as many people as possible.

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Spotify: Growing like mad, yet so far to go

The digital music service has added another 1 million subscribers since December, bringing its global total of paying customers to 6 million.

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Predicting the most unlikely tech events that will happen in 2013

Mobile, mobile, mobile. That's where everything is going, so the clever people conclude. But surprises do sometimes happen. Big surprises.

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