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2014-07-28 23:01:26

In the report, The Export-Import Bank’s Vital Role in Supporting U.S. Traded Sector Competitiveness, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) debunks the claims of the bank’s ideological and special interest opponents. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 As the official export credit agency of the United States, the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank plays a central role in fostering U.S. traded sector competitiveness and overall growth. In 2013 alone, the bank facilitated...

2014-06-16 08:32:54

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Properly applied de-identification is an effective tool to protect privacy, but recent criticisms have suggested the opposite. The perpetuation of this myth has the potential to adversely impact health research, innovation and Big Data insights. In order to address the misconceptions surrounding de-identification, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior...

2014-06-11 23:02:15

The 2014 State New Economy Index measures how states and regions are performing in the "New Economy," while offering policy reforms which can spur innovation-based economic growth. The index, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the economic environment for success in the 21st century. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The New Economy, marked by globalization, technological innovation and...

2014-05-07 23:00:53

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives' announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. The bill would increase the...

2014-02-27 23:00:16

ITIF commends Chairman Camp for his leadership on tax reform and his efforts to lower the corporate tax rate, but the effort should not be revenue neutral or come at the expense of pro-growth tax incentives and needs to be paid for with higher tax rates for individuals. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 In response to the release of a draft of comprehensive tax reform legislation by Congressman Dave Camp, Chair of the House Ways and Mean Committee, Robert Atkinson, President of the...

2014-01-14 23:02:33

In response to the D.C. Circuit Court’s opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), releases the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In response to the D.C. Circuit Court's opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC's Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of...

2014-01-07 23:02:16

An Innovation and Competitiveness-Centered Approach to Deficit Reduction, produced by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), presents a comprehensive series of recommendations designed to focus federal policy on investments that promote growth. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The "Washington Consensus" on the federal budget process is grounded in faulty economic theory which leads to a fixation on reducing the debt and a focus on putting...

2013-10-23 23:01:05

To analyze the misconceptions of the "Clean Energy Deployment Consensus" and demonstrate the need for a comprehensive energy innovation strategy, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has released Challenging the Clean Energy Deployment Consensus. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Solving climate change requires widespread global adoption of low-carbon energy sources. Achieving this transformation depends on clean energy alternatives with the same or...

2013-10-07 23:02:09

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has released a new report which argues that the continued stagnation of the American economy can be linked to serious declines in capital investment. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has released a new report which argues that the continued stagnation of the American economy can be linked to serious declines in capital investment. Restoring America's Lagging Investment in...

2013-07-15 23:02:48

To better educate policymakers around the world about the economic and social benefits presented by an increasingly information-rich world, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has established the Center for Data Innovation. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 The unprecedented volume of data generated by today's computing infrastructure is transforming our society and creating significant opportunities for innovation in numerous fields from healthcare to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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