WASHINGTON–In response to the introduction today of the Artificial Intelligence Job Opportunities and Background Summary Act (AI JOBS Act) of 2018 in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep.
January 16, 2018
To Jumpstart “Connected Cars,” New ITIF Report Urges Policymakers to Support “Vehicle-to-Everything” Infrastructure
WASHINGTON—Connected vehicles have the potential to improve safety, security, mobility, and convenience for consumers—but the benefits will be limited absent the right public policies, according to
January 8, 2018
North Carolina, Georgia, Kansas Lead US in Share of University Research Supported by Industry; New ITIF Report Urges Greater Collaboration to Spur Tech-Based Economic Activity
WASHINGTON—With federal funding for university research possibly on the chopping block, industry funding is an increasingly important driver of U.S. academic discovery and industrial innovation.
December 18, 2017
ITIF Calls on Administration and Congress to Ensure Nominees for Export-Import Bank Are Fully Committed to Its Mission
WASHINGTON—Ahead of scheduled Senate votes on President Trump’s nominations to the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leadi
December 14, 2017
WASHINGTON—With the Federal Communications Commission voting today to disclaim virtually any oversight of broadband Internet access, the Information Technology and Innovation Fou
January 14, 2018
Daniel Castro, vice president of ITIF, outlines another problem: “People like fake news. It reinforces their beliefs.”
January 10, 2018
“When you look at manufacturing labor productivity stats over the last 3 years, they are abysmal,” ITIF’s Rob Atkinson told FactCheck.org. “Shocking low if not negative in some quarters. Job creation with negative productivity cannot be the goal.”
January 8, 2018
A new ITIF report finds significant differences in the levels of industry-funded university research taking place in different states. According to the report, North Carolina had the highest level of industry-funded university research.
January 2, 2018
The Center for Data Innovation’s Nick Wallace told the Wall Street Journal that punishing major data users could backfire if that leads them to innovate less. Smaller companies can’t afford to pick up the slack in consumer-friendly advances. “If policy makers fail to see that distinction, then it could stifle innovation in Europe,” he said.
December 21, 2017
ITIF’s Joe Kennedy said Uber in the U.S. benefits from an atmosphere more welcoming to disruption than exists in Europe, where “they’re much more concerned with the precautionary principle, that innovations should be viewed skeptically until you figure out all the consequences.”