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June 30, 2015
Researchers see benefits, and potential dangers, from smart, aware machines, writes Computer World regarding our most recent event.
June 29, 2015
When it comes to cyberattacks, “you never want to blame the victim, but in this case, OPM is not the victim,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
June 27, 2015
ITIF released a report this month showing the negative side effects on U.S. business as a result of the Snowden leaks, writes Morning Consult.
June 26, 2015
We felt that there was a need for something earlier in the innovation stage and that manufacturing universities would be a way to address this, said Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
June 25, 2015
The revelations by Edward Snowden led to an international backlash and cost U.S. technology companies an estimated $35 billion in lost sales and contracts by 2016 according to an ITIF report, writes Bloomberg.
June 24, 2015
ITIF has issued a campaign strategy memo—a guide for any candidate, from either party, seeking directions in which technology can be harnessed to help improve the economy, writes the Wall Street Journal.
June 23, 2015
“It certainly seems odd for a company supposedly willing to spend billions to keep others out of 600MHz spectrum to happily sell T-Mobile 700MHz spectrum,” says Doug Brake in CNET.
June 19, 2015
In Farm Futures, Val Giddings discusses GMO labeling and a marketing campaign funded by special interests.
June 18, 2015
Advocates pushing labeling mandates are trying to mislead consumers on the true safety of GMOs as a means of growing their own market share, says Val Giddings.
June 18, 2015
Massachusetts possesses the key elements for high-growth startup success including great research universities and an existing base of tech based companies, says Robert Atkinson.

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Press Releases

January 20, 2016
European countries captured eight of the top 10 slots in a new global ranking of how countries’ domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 20, 2016
The United States ranks 10th in how its domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 19, 2016
After a public vote, ITIF announced that it has given its annual Luddite Award to a loose coalition of scientists and luminaries who stirred fear and hysteria by raising alarms that artificial intelligence could spell doom for humanity.
January 11, 2016
In their bid for a greater share of the global innovation economy, seven countries sought advantage in 2015 by embracing some of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist and trade-distorting public policies.
January 6, 2016
While the FTC overstates the potential risk of companies using big data to discriminate against consumers, it rightly acknowledges that big data is a valuable tool to improve the lives of underserved populations.
December 18, 2015
As ITIF explained in a report earlier this year, the R&D tax credit and bonus depreciation are essential for spurring innovation and creating high-paying jobs.
December 16, 2015
ITIF welcomes completion of the World Trade Organization’s Information Technology Agreement, which will reduce global tariffs on hundreds of information and communications technology products.
December 9, 2015
We commend the House and Senate for reaching an agreement to address this important measure, which will ensure the continued development and success of the Internet economy.

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