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February 4, 2016
The plan that the White House has announced signals a welcome focus on the shift from concrete to chips.
February 2, 2016
We commend U.S. and European negotiators for completing an agreement that avoids disrupting the transatlantic digital economy.
February 2, 2016
The Commercial UAS Modernization Act takes a number of important steps to promote the integration of commercial drone operations into U.S. airspace while continuing to protect the public.
February 1, 2016
While we are encouraged by the progress made to date, we are disappointed that U.S. and European negotiators did not reach an agreement on a new Safe Harbor framework by the January 31 deadline.
February 1, 2016
For the second consecutive year, ITIF has been named the top science and technology think tank in the United States, and number two in the world.

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News Clips

January 5, 2016
“This is about business — that’s all it is. All this other stuff about hosting and being nice doesn’t fundamentally change the Chinese calculation. This is the strategy they have, and they’re going forward pretty relentlessly,” said Rob Atkinson in the New York Times.
December 24, 2015
“Most of us are rightly amazed at AI applications like IBM's Watson, our Nest thermostat that learns, and other learning devices. But to say that these devices and systems will be smart enough to take over the world is to misunderstand what AI is and where it stands today,” said ITIF in the International Business Times.
December 22, 2015
“There are many bad ideas that, if followed, would slow human progress. But the purpose of ITIF’s annual Luddite award is to highlight the worst of the worst,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
December 21, 2015
"Innovation is a wellspring of human progress. It provides higher living standards, better health, a cleaner environment, increased access to information and countless other benefits. Yet too many people stubbornly oppose it,” said Rob Atkinson in Investor’s Business Daily.
December 18, 2015
“The signal Xi is sending is, 'We've gotten tougher, we're very happy with that, you have no right to tell us not to, and we're going to keep getting tougher,' " said Rob Atkinson on CNBC.

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