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January 6, 2020
A new review of scholarly economic literature finds that China’s rise has also harmed technological innovation, particularly in North America and Europe.
December 16, 2019
WASHINGTON—As nations consider policies that restrict the openness of the Internet, a new report released today by t
December 12, 2019
WASHINGTON—Following reports that U.S.
December 10, 2019
WASHINGTON—In response to the announcement of a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s leading think tan

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April 15, 2020
"The government is not set up to function in an isolation economy, and it's frankly a tragedy," Rob Atkinson tells ABC News. "If the government had similar technological capabilities, we'd be in a different position," he adds.
April 15, 2020
ITIF found that while states’ unemployment websites generally perform well when viewed using desktop platforms, 56 percent of websites failed speed tests on mobile devices, State Scoop reports.
April 9, 2020
Politico’s Morning Tech Newsletter reported on the Senate's 'paper hearing,’ “Congress has had years to develop the capacity for live virtual hearings.” said ITIF’s Daniel Castro. “The worst part is that this is a hearing about big data and tech, and holding this hearing on paper smacks of Luddism,” he tells Politico, referring to the 19th century movement against then-emerging technologies.
April 8, 2020
"This should be a wakeup call in Congress," ITIF's Rob Atkinson tells Axios. "We have been relying on the private sector to do this but a lot of these problems can only be solved by public-private partnership."
April 7, 2020
"ITIF's new report says governments should invest in universal broadband, robotics, and mobile payments to make sure they're prepared for future pandemics," Protocol reports in their daily newsletter.

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