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September 15, 2020
The research, from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and the Information Technology Innovation Foundation, is detailed, down to line-item funding numbers a Biden administration could request to boost clean energy spending across the federal government in its first year. 
September 11, 2020
According to Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a US lobby group for technology, the US government now invests less in R&D compared to the size of the economy than it has in more than 60 years. This has resulted in "stagnant productivity growth, lagging competitiveness and reduced innovation".
September 10, 2020
The groups were joined in opposition to the ban by national organizations including the Security Industry Association, the International Biometrics and Identity Association, and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. 
September 10, 2020
“The cloud market is growing quickly in China in part because individual and business broadband adoption is still growing at a robust pace,” said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington-based think tank for technology policy. The group’s board includes officials from Amazon. com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and other U.S. cloud providers. 
September 8, 2020
The coronavirus has been a huge setback for just about everyone. Except cybercriminals. The FBI reported a fourfold increase in daily online crime complaints in the months following the start of the pandemic compared to before it, reports Government Technology contributor Daniel Castro. It's easy to see why this is happening.
September 8, 2020
Federal and state tax support for R&D in the U.S. lags behind 23 nations and is only about a third of what China offers companies in tax incentives, according to two economists writing for technology think tank ITIF in Washington.
September 8, 2020
A study published in August 2019 by the Center for Data Innovation, a research institute based in Washington and Brussels, found that “despite China’s bold AI initiative, the United States still leads in absolute terms.” The United States scored first in four of the study’s six key metrics: talent, research, development and hardware. China led in the other two, adoption of AI technology and access to data that feeds it.
September 6, 2020
It wasn't until the spring of this year, when it became clear that the OECD would host the secretariat of the GPAI, that the U.S. decided to throw its weight behind the new alliance, according to officials involved in the negotiations. “The U.S. decided to join because it was better to be inside the tent influencing its efforts than outside,” said Robert D. Atkinson, the president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think tank whose board includes members of tech giants like Amazon or Google.
September 1, 2020
The Information Technology Innovation Foundation has issued a four-part strategy on how the United States can remain a dominant global superpower and strengthen information and communications technology supply chains around the world, even as China continues to expand its footprint as an ICT supplier.
September 1, 2020
Europe has thus far failed to produce a homegrown rival to America and China’s tech giants. By developing the strictest data privacy regulation in the world, it has potentially found a way to force China and the United States to play by its rules. “The EU is caught between the U.S. and China,” said Eline Chivot, a Brussels-based senior analyst at the Center for Data Innovation who focuses on European technology policy. “It sees Schrems and GDPR as a third way to exist in the online environment, not by building large technology companies but by regulating them.”

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