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September 28, 2020
WASHINGTON—Technological innovation is critical to income growth and national competitiveness, so it is an essential issue to weigh in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
September 21, 2020
The semiconductor sector constitutes one of today’s most important industries, providing the core technology that powers the modern digital world. Yet countries seeking self-sufficiency in this space threaten their own competitiveness, as succeeding entirely independently is almost impossible in such a complex sector, argues a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s top-ranked think tank for science and technology policy.
September 18, 2020
The Trump Administration has provided no evidence that a ban on WeChat and TikTok is necessary to address a national security threat. Instead, the actions announced today put consumers at risk by cutting them off from software updates, including necessary security updates. In addition, prohibiting intermediaries such as Internet service providers and content delivery networks from optimizing their networks to deliver TikTok content imposes an unnecessary and unfair burden on U.S. companies.
September 16, 2020
In response to today’s announcement that Facebook Reality Labs is launching “Project Aria,” an augmented reality (AR) research project to begin collecting real-world data using camera- and sensor-enabled headsets on Facebook campuses, ITIF Research Fellow Ellysse Dick released the following statement:
September 16, 2020
Colombian citizens and businesses use government websites every day to find important information and access public services, and so it is important for those websites to meet basic standards for security, speed, mobile friendliness, or accessibility. According to a new report[RC1] released jointly today by two leading think tanks, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and TicTac, Colombian government agencies have opportunities to modernize their sites by further investing in cybersecurity, mobile-friendly web design, and cloud-based hosting.

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October 9, 2020
Many economists say the rules will hurt the U.S.
October 8, 2020
Startup success is important for Central Florida, as those firms can add local jobs and create economic impact as they scale.
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 R
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.

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