News Clips

November 5, 2018
Robert Atkinson notes that technology-driven job churn has been unusually low in the past decade, a symptom of slow productivity growth. That same slow productivity growth has kept incomes stagnant. Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence may be what the U.S. needs to achieve faster economic growth.
October 30, 2018
"Companies are not getting much cover from the U.S. government," Daniel Castro told Axios. "A lack of appointments in many U.S. government posts could also be a part of it."
October 27, 2018
"Others are built for passengers that don't need to pay attention to driving whatsoever," Daniel Castro told Axios.
October 23, 2018
As reported by AGDAILY, ITIF released a citizen petition to the FDA challenging the use of The Non-GMO Project’s logo, saying that it “deliberately deceives and misleads consumers in violation of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.”
October 19, 2018
As reported by Axios, an ITIF report shows the U.S. has a competitive advantage in the development of self-driving cars but risks squandering it by disrupting global markets with tariffs on imported vehicles.
October 16, 2018
Joshua New told Federal Computer Week that "passing legislation directing the administration to develop an internet-of-things strategy would be the most effective."
October 2, 2018
“It's a canard” to classify autos in an “old economy” category, Stephen Ezell told the Christian Science Monitor. Some 40 percent of a car’s value today is electronics and other advanced intellectual property, he said.
September 30, 2018
“There is always a leading edge of new technology. Uneven deployment of 5G is potentially a real problem for the digital divide, but it's a problem we'd be lucky to have,” Doug Brake told The Hill. “If 5G had to be built everywhere, it wouldn't get built anywhere.”
September 26, 2018
Doug Brake told The Hill that, while 5G isn’t a good option for rural America at the moment, that could change in the future. Brake said fixed point-to-point wireless links could be a rural alternative to urban small cells that would transmit 5G across longer distances. But he cautioned that is a ways off.
September 25, 2018
"When there are growing calls by foreign governments to censor and regulate the U.S. tech industry, unwarranted investigations by the U.S. government undermine the rights of these firms at home and legitimize threats from abroad," Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin wrote in an op-ed in USA Today.

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