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2012 Mini Cooper Coupe John Cooper Works

Love or hate its styling, the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe John Cooper Works is easily one of the best-performing front-wheel-drive cars we've tested. Unfortunately, it's also priced about $10,000 too high.

April 9, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 9, 2012

MSRP: $31,200.00

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Senator John McCain pushes to end the cable bundle

The Arizona senator introduces new legislation that would kill the cable bundle and repeal blackout restrictions for local sports teams using publicly funded stadiums.

By May 9, 2013

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Green, hypercities projects win MacArthur grants

The Chicago-based foundation awards 17 teams a total of $2 million for developing technologies for kids' education and digital media.

By February 21, 2008

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MacArthur offers $2 million for ideas in digital learning

The Chicago-based foundation plans to award as much as $2 million for ideas and technologies related to digital media and learning.

By August 14, 2007

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Obama dines with Jobs, Zuckerberg, other tech honchos

At an evening affair in Silicon Valley, the president discusses jobs, education, and R&D with bigwigs including the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Cisco.

By February 18, 2011

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Inside Huawei, the Chinese tech giant that's rattling nerves in DC

A congressional committee wants to know whether this telecommunications powerhouse is a national security threat. Why? CNET went to China to find out.

By August 27, 2012

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Bill Gates calls for massive increase in energy research

Despite the threat of cuts to current energy research programs, Gates, in an editorial, says the U.S. should increase annual R&D from $5 billion a year to $16 billion for economic, national security, and environmental reasons.

By November 21, 2011

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HP's top challenge vs. rivals: Continuity

Continuity wouldn't be such a big deal for Hewlett-Packard if it didn't have to compete with IBM and Oracle daily.

By September 23, 2011

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Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By November 29, 2010

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CES: CEOs tackle U.S. innovation--the good news and bad

Cisco CEO John Chambers, GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns sit down together at CES to discuss the state of innovation in the U.S. today.

By January 7, 2011