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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 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


Cell phone 'kill switch' bill signed into law in Minnesota

Law requires all connected devices sold in the state to be equipped with antitheft software.

By May 14, 2014


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


U-Turn Audio slashes the cost of bona-fide audiophile turntables

The U-Turn's brilliant Audio Orbit Plus turntable wows the Audiophiliac.

By September 23, 2015


Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By July 28, 2015


Two speaker design types, flat panel or box: Which one's right for you?

The Magnepan MMG and Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR are two very different sounding speakers, so which one is best for you?

By August 5, 2015


Gold-plated smartphone raises cash for Cecil the Lion's home

Goldgenie, a company known for blinging up tech devices, offers a golden HTC One M9 to raise funds for Cecil the Lion's national park in Zimbabwe.

By July 31, 2015


Yelp is in a 'death spiral,' industry expert says

The business reviews site has suffered a string of blows this week, including the departure of its high-profile board chairman. Can it regain its footing?

By July 30, 2015


US senator wants feds to investigate Apple over music streaming

Al Franken is particularly concerned about whether Apple has stymied competition in the music-streaming business by controlling its own application marketplace.

By July 23, 2015