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China vs US: who is copying whom?

September 19, 2017

China is gradually shedding its reputation as the world’s technology copycat. It still spawns lookalikes, whether they be GoPro-style action cameras or Didi Chuxing, a ride-hailing app that looked awfully like Uber until it added Chinese characteristics and vanquished its former rival.

Amazon innovation chief: 'We are failing and will continue to fail'

September 18, 2017

Amazon's vice president for global innovation policy and communications, Paul Misener, gave the keynote speech at Retail Week's tech conference in London this week, telling the assembled retailers what they can learn from the ecommerce giant's growth.

7 tech innovations that are drastically changing the way people learn

September 13, 2017

When we discuss technology innovations, we usually focus on the ways that new tech is making our lives easier.

Is China leaping past us?

September 13, 2017

In recent months, China has quietly given the United States a series of new “Sputnik Moments”--not as dramatic as a radio beacon from overhead, but just as significant as a challenge to American technological leadership. And as U.S.

What To Do About Google?

September 12, 2017

Before discussing remedies, Google’s offensive conduct must be placed into two distinct bins: censoring speech (via blocking) and threatening innovation (via discrimination).

Best States for Data Innovation

September 10, 2017

Today, data is shared like never before for a multitude of reasons, and it isn’t just tech startup entrepreneurs who are pioneers. State policymakers can make their regions more competitive by promoting data-driven innovation at universities, private companies and government agencies.

Bipartisan lawmakers agree this tax crushes innovation, so let's just repeal it already

September 06, 2017

While the status of the U.S. health-care system has divided Congress, there’s one reform provision that unites a bipartisan majority of lawmakers, including Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey: Repealing the innovation-crushing medical device excise tax.

US Gearing Up for Digital Arms Race

September 01, 2017

“If we don’t embrace it, our adversaries will,” said outgoing DIA Director, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart. “The fight for remaining relevant in this digital age is what keeps me awake.” And Stewart was clear. It is, in many ways, an arms race.

Chinese group warns: India could blow past us at innovation by 2025

August 31, 2017

China's stronghold as the leading BRICS economy could be up for contention by the end of the next decade, according to a new report which suggests that India is set to see a surge in innovation.

How The US And Other Nations Stack Up When It Comes To Innovation

August 28, 2017

American leadership in technology innovation and economic competitiveness is at risk if U.S. policymakers don’t take crucial steps to protect the country’s digital future.

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