News Clips

October 9, 2020
ITIF y TicTac analizaron 42 sitios web del gobierno colombiano, utilizando herramientas disponibles públicamente para probar sus velocidades de carga de páginas para navegadores de escritorio y móviles, la compatibilidad móvil de sus diseños, sus estándares de seguridad y su accesibilidad para personas con discapacidades. 
October 9, 2020
Many economists say the rules will hurt the U.S. and help its foreign competitors. Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank, said he has started to see recruitment billboards placed by Canadians in Silicon Valley.
October 8, 2020
Startup success is important for Central Florida, as those firms can add local jobs and create economic impact as they scale. Tech companies, in particular, have profound economic effects in the U.S. They make up fewer than 4% of businesses, but produce more than half of the nation's research and development jobs, and roughly 8% of wages, a study by the Washington D.C.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation showed.
October 8, 2020
Recent estimates from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation found if the federal government adopted legislation mirroring the CCPA, it “could cost the U.S. economy approximately $122 billion” and would cost U.S. businesses “up to $18 billion annually in compliance costs.”
October 8, 2020
Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan group that focuses on the intersection of innovation and public policy, agrees. "It's clear the Republicans are going to make some compromises and that they do see that there are some challenges and they're going to go part way towards a compromise," he said. "So if I were to guess what's going to happen, there will be some modest reforms. There could be, and hopefully will be, more money for antitrust enforcers to do a better job," he added.
October 8, 2020
Access to a larger pool of skilled tech workers has helped U.S. firms drive innovation and growth, said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. The board of the Washington-based tech policy think tank includes representatives from Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and other large tech firms. “Trump to me is taking a sledgehammer to an issue that needs a scalpel,” he said.
October 7, 2020
A report published last month by nonpartisan science and tech think-thank the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) looked at how gene editing can tackle climate challenges, from optimising biofuels to improving the sustainability of fish and shrimp aquaculture and reducing methane emissions from rice paddies and cows. 
October 6, 2020
Könnte dabei ausgerechnet die Genschere einen entscheidenden Impuls zur Klimarettung liefern? Der renommierte US-Thinktank Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) glaubt daran, dass es so sein wird – nicht heute, aber im Laufe der nächsten 50 Jahre. ITIF fordert die Regierungen dieser Welt in seinem aktuellen Bericht dazu auf, die Investitionen in Forschung und Entwicklung massiv zu erhöhen.
October 6, 2020
According to a 2019 report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, automation is an urgent societal imperative. In both the public and the private sectors, increased automation can “significantly boost societal productivity, which would help address challenges such as wage growth, aging populations, rising health-care costs, environmental restorations, global competitiveness, and public sector debt.”
October 6, 2020
“I think that everybody but a few science-fiction writers have underestimated the extent to which this is going to transform human activity and the relationship between humans and environment,” said Val Giddings, PhD, a senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the nonprofit public policy think tank that released the report. 

Pages