Information Technology And Innovation Foundation

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Name: Information Technology And Innovation Foundation
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the House Technology Transfer Caucus, and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation -...

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the House Technology Transfer Caucus, and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation - DiscussionTIME: 10 a.m.EVENT: The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the House Technology ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Secretive funding fuels ongoing net neutrality astroturfing controversy

Fight for the Future, a digital rights group in favor of strong net neutrality rules, lists major contributors on its website.The contentious debate about net neutrality in the U.S. has sparked controversy over a lack of funding transparency for advocacy ... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Scientists to Testify About GMO Foods, Maher Says

HARRISBURG - Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny/Washington), chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, has called a committee meeting for testimony from scientists who are recognized nationally for their knowledge of genetically engineered ... [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

R.I. needs to innovate within public education system to advance economy, says think tank chief

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Innovate public education to offer students whole new ways to learn.Combine higher education and engineering to help students create companies. Offer financial help so small companies can access research expertise at hospitals and universities ... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Providence Chamber prepares to kick off fall Garage event Thursday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce is preparing to kick off its second fall Garage event on Thursday for local high-growth companies to talk about how they’ve succeeded in the local economy.The chamber’s keynote speaker is Robert ... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Big data is a powerful weapon in the fight for equality

[Commentary] Many individuals have made the claim that big data might lead to more discrimination if algorithms unfairly disadvantage certain groups in their decision-making. While this type of discrimination is plausible, there are many compelling reasons ... [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Joins the Fight Against Tesla

Bill Pugliano,Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed legislation that prohibits Tesla (IW 500/384) (TSLA) from selling vehicles directly to consumers in the state known as the U.S. automotive powerhouse.The law, which was passed overwhelmingly earlier ... [Published Industry Week - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Report: China world's worst on policies that hurt US economy, workers

China tops a list of more than four dozen nations that do the most damage to U.S. workers and the economy, a new survey showed Wednesday.India, Argentina, Brazil and Russia round out the top five nations that maintain economic policies that damage U.S. ... [Published The Hill - Oct 08 2014]
Entities: Workers, China, Index
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft : The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) - Discussion

TIME: 9 a.m.EVENT: The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) holds a discussion on a new report, "The Global Mercantilist Index: Who's the Worst?"PARTICIPANTS: Dorothy Dwoskin , senior director of global trade policy and strategy at ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

UNIBAIL-RODAMCO SE to pay dividends semi-annually

- 21:50 Understanding and Maximizing America’s Evolutionary Economy, a new book published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), argues we need a new theoretical foundation for economic policy based on evolutionary economics ... [Published Presskontakt.se - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Understanding and Maximizing America's Evolutionary Economy

The U.S. economy is best understood as a constantly evolving system. Unfortunately, the two major economic doctrines that guide U.S. policymakers' thinking--neoclassical economics and neo-Keynesian economics--are rooted in static machine models of the ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Leading Think Tanks, Business Groups Outline Objectives for Maximizing U.S.-India Relationship Ahead of PM Modi's Visit (9/25/14)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Information Technology and Innovation Foundation issued the following news release:The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) hosted a media call today to discuss Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 26 2014]

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..."could be a distraction from the more challenging task of evaluating the value and impact of an organization's proposals," Esguerra added. "Funding information seems to be sought as a shorthand for an organization's viewpoint. But if it's used primarily as a replacement for engaging with the organization's ideas -- whether to support or to refute -- then I think that it may represent a net loss."
...states toward mandated labeling of GMO food has captured the attention of Pennsylvania residents who are urging legislative action," said Maher. "I believe education should precede legislation, and I am holding this hearing to educate legislators on the subject."
...Most notably, this idea appeared in the White House big data review led by John Podesta, where the final report stated that "An important conclusion of this study is that big data technologies can cause societal harms beyond damages to privacy, such as discrimination against individuals and groups." This idea was also the subject of a recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) workshop exploring what FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez termed "discrimination...
When William Kist pushes for more tech in schools, people say, "I refuse to read anything off a screen. I want my class to be paper-based."

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The Information Technology and Innovation Found... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 12 hours ago]
Secretive funding fuels ongoing net neutrality ... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - 15 hours ago]
The ratings: Most net neutrality groups get poo... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - 15 hours ago]
Scientists to Testify About GMO Foods, Maher Says [Published Noodls - 21 hours ago]
Md. Economy Lagging, But Grows Next Year, Fed E... [Published Citybizlist - 22 hours ago]
R.I. needs to innovate within public education ... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Providence Chamber prepares to kick off fall Ga... [Published Providence Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Big data is a powerful weapon in the fight for ... [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 23 2014]
Big data is a powerful weapon in the fight for ... [Published The Hill - Oct 23 2014]
Michigan Joins the Fight Against Tesla [Published Industry Week - Oct 22 2014]
ICANN: Reforms Needed Before US Hands Over Control [Published Information Week - Oct 17 2014]
The Internet Is Not Harming You. Here's What's ... [Published Fast Company - Oct 13 2014]
Tesla’s Model D Doesn’t Bring EVs to the Masses... [Published Greentech Media - Oct 10 2014]
Editorial: Bring national-security surveillance... [Published Daily Iowan - Oct 10 2014]
Google’s Eric Schmidt on NSA spying: ‘We’re goi... [Published Fortune - Oct 09 2014]
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Annou... [Published PressReleasePoint - Oct 09 2014]
Report: China world's worst on policies that hu... [Published The Hill - Oct 08 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: Arguments on tap for surveillan... [Published The Hill - Oct 07 2014]
Feds Seek Advice on Privacy Tech Spending [Published E-Commerce Times - Oct 07 2014]
Non-compete Agreements [Published Business West - Oct 07 2014]
Movement builds to ensure privacy for Web users [Published TH Online - Oct 05 2014]
BRAIN Initiative launches moonshot to explore t... [Published Tech Republic - Oct 03 2014]
Microsoft : The Information Technology and Inno... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 03 2014]
Demand to be anonymous [Published The Press NZ - Oct 03 2014]
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO SE to pay dividends semi-annually [Published Presskontakt.se - Oct 02 2014]
Understanding and Maximizing America's Evolutio... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 02 2014]
Understanding and Maximizing America’s Evolutio... [Published Presskontakt.se - Oct 02 2014]
Hearing for European Commission Vice President ... [Published Delegation of the EU to the USA - Oct 01 2014]
Stratos President Sean MacLeod Speaks with Cong... [Published Stratos Product Development - Sep 30 2014]
Improving Manufacturing Education and Innovation [Published Industry Week - Sep 30 2014]
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Silicon Valley Getting Attitude Adjustment over... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
The Silicon Valley tech giants that have been engaging in widespread internet surveillance of their customers’ shopping preferences, general attitudes, and deepest life-style secrets have failed to appreciate the mounting global concern over their ...
How Wednesday’s ‘Internet Slowdown’ is supposed... [Published Post Tech - Sep 09 2014]
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Wednesday, forces aligned in favor of stronger net neutrality rules will rally under the banner of Internet Slowdown Day, the latest push to funnel the public's attention ...
How Wednesday’s ‘Internet Slowdown’ is supposed... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 09 2014]
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Wednesday, forces aligned in favor of stronger net neutrality rules will rally under the banner of Internet Slowdown Day, the latest push to funnel the public's attention ...
Colorado BioScience Association Launches New “B... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 06 2014]
Denver, CO, September 06, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) is launching new “BioTalks” at BioWest this year. These are eight fast-paced presentations about the big and bold ideas in the Bioscience Industry. The announcement ...
The Pluto Project: Connected Cars & Smart Citie... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 04 2014]
SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: In 2010, U.S. drivers used 170 billion gallons of gasoline, enough to drive about 3 trillion miles—the equivalent of about one thousand trips to Pluto. That mobility was unprecedented, but those gas-guzzling miles also meant ...
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