Silicon Valley. Two words that conjure thoughts of the startups and venture capitalists working feverishly to define the next new thing. But that corner of California doesn't have a lock on the tech that's rocking our world.
This summer, CNET News' reporters embark on a global hunt for innovation. Join us to see where they land, the people they met, the innovations they uncover -- all from the comfort of your armchair.
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.
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.
As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET visits a handful of Israel Defense Forces bases to see an F-16I fighter jet, advanced missile defense systems and a pilot's helmet packed with wearable tech.
On CNET's Road Trip visit to Israel last month, Ben Fox Rubin checks out a handful of Israel's advanced military technologies.
A world-class event in Monterey attracts the rarest cars and a sea of fans -- who bond over pristine paraphernalia like vintage seat belt buzzers.
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.
The seat of power for the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank is developing its own startup scene, emulating the globally recognized tech center of Tel Aviv nearby.
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.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET visits Israel and the West Bank to find fast-growing startups, homegrown military tech and more.
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.
For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.
CNET visited a handful of labs around Jerusalem where conservators are working to digitally preserve and analyze historical artifacts and artwork.