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Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


Meet the next tech entrepreneurs: young women

Many programs teach girls how to code. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on the Technovation challenge that also gives them the skills to be successful app entrepreneurs.

By August 4, 2015


Real-time sleep data powers new website about dreamers

Live data from snoozers equipped with sleep sensors triggers an innovative new website meant to highlight the power of dreams to spur social change.

By October 2, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


Target turns to tech to bust out of its big-box image

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET finds that the Minneapolis-based retailer has created a team tasked with supercharging sales of connected technology. Its first major project: a futuristic retail space called Open House.

By September 25, 2015


Can't get your startup funded in Silicon Valley? Think Minnesota

Minnesota's entrepreneurs are fiercely loyal to the North Star State and proud of its non-cutthroat, collaborative atmosphere. They also say it's easier to attract investors there.

By September 13, 2015


Samsung opens doors on new Silicon Valley offices

The South Korean company has built a 1.1-million-square-foot campus in San Jose, California, about 12 miles from rival Apple's headquarters.

By September 24, 2015


In the shadow of Tel Aviv, Ramallah's young tech scene takes flight

A tech sector largely fueled by low-level outsourcing work is starting to see its own startups thrive. We made a stop there on CNET Road Trip.

By September 18, 2015


In tiny Israel, startups reach for global success

For years, most Israeli startup founders defined success as a quick sale to a bigger company. Now, they see a chance to build a lasting business.

By September 15, 2015