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February 20, 2024

The US Needs a Digital Single Market, According to New ITIF Report

Growing patchworks of conflicting state laws in key areas of digital policy, such as data privacy and content moderation, have become increasingly costly and confusing impediments to commerce that beg for federal preemption, according to a new report.

February 14, 2024

India Could Add Five or More Semiconductor Facilities in Five Years If It Makes the Right Policy Moves, New ITIF Report Concludes

India has the potential to play a much more significant role in global semiconductor value chains, according to a new report.

February 5, 2024

New Report Urges Congress to Require a “Child Flag” System to Screen Age-Restricted Content on AR/VR Devices and Platforms

Congress should require a ‘child flag’ system for AR/VR devices.

January 29, 2024

Fears About Skyrocketing Energy Use By AI Are Unfounded, New Report Finds

As with similar panics around past technologies, many of the early claims about AI’s energy consumption are inflated and misleading, according to a new report by the Center for Data Innovation.

January 29, 2024

The Dominican Republic Is Poised to Establish Itself in Global Semiconductor ATP, PCB Value Chains, New Report Finds

The Dominican Republic is a leading candidate for nearshored investments in advanced manufacturing activities for the U.S. and regional markets—particularly electronics like printed circuit boards (PCBs) and the assembly, test, and packaging (ATP) of semiconductors—according to a new report.

January 25, 2024

The FTC’s Inquiry Into AI Firms Undermines US Competitiveness, Says ITIF

The FTC’s announcement it began an inquiry into five Big Tech companies sends a brutal warning to all startups: Partner with Big Tech at your peril. The FTC’s actions will create a chilling effect on AI startups and, in the long term, will hurt U.S. competitiveness.

January 16, 2024

New Report Warns Against “Clean Hydrogen” Hype, Detailing a “Realist” Policy Approach

A new report cautions that clean hydrogen is expensive to produce, difficult to transport, and a second- or third-best solution in almost all of the markets where it has been proposed. Governments need to invest in RD&D projects and a “realist” policy agenda to avoid potential pitfalls and capitalize on viable pathways to commercialize hydrogen.

December 18, 2023

New Merger Guidelines Reflect Seismic Shift Back to Failed Merger Policy, Says ITIF

The 2023 merger guidelines demonstrate the DOJ and FTC’s continued intransigence in support of a failed merger policy that views competition and innovation as inherently tethered to structural factors like the number of firms in a market. Courts and prior administrations across both parties rightly rejected this approach decades ago.

December 13, 2023

China Is Dominating Advanced Industries as US, G7, and OECD Economies Founder, ITIF Finds in New Industrial Study

China has taken a commanding lead in technologically advanced and strategically important industries at the heart of the global economy by capturing market share from the United States and other advanced economies in the G7 and OECD.

December 12, 2023

ITIF Welcomes House Select Committee Strategy on Economic Competition With China

The House Select Committee on Strategic Competition With China’s report is an important milestone that signals bipartisan commitment to confront China’s mercantilist assault on advanced industries.

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