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2010-11-04 08:41:00

Partnership to Promote Environmental Responsibility Through New Facebook Page by Sharing Best Practices and Smart Use of Information and Communications Technology WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) today announced that Facebook joined the Digital Energy Solutions Campaign (DESC). Hosted by ITI, DESC works to advance ideas, best practices and public policies that promote information and communications technology-enabled...

2010-03-15 12:02:00

Executives from Intel, Dell, eBay, Cisco, Facebook, Microsoft and Others Encouraged by Early Reports of National Broadband Plan WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of chief executives from America's leading innovation companies today urged quick action on the recommendations to come this week on the National Broadband Plan from the Federal Communications Commission. In a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski organized by TechNet, Technology CEO Council and the...

2010-01-15 09:46:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late last night the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to the October 2009 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to preserve the open Internet and the Broadband Industry's practices. ITI's membership is a veritable Who's Who of the firms that design and provide the applications, content, software, hardware and network equipment used by providers and...

2009-11-23 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Information Technology Industry Council: Today the White House is announcing a national education initiative to strengthen America's economic competitiveness through leadership in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Led by former CEO and Chairman Craig Barrett of Intel Corporation; Chairman, President and CEO Glenn Britt of Time Warner Cable; Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox Corporation;...

2009-11-23 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the White House announced a national education initiative to strengthen America's economic competitiveness through leadership in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The high tech sector has a legacy of leadership in the area of STEM education and last year alone dedicated thousands of volunteer hours and hundreds of millions of dollars to support local school districts, universities, and community colleges. "We...

2009-10-27 08:30:00

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Examines Green IT Procurement WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Information Technology Industry Council's Vice President of Environment and Sustainability, Rick Goss, will testify before the House Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement on the United States Government's green initiatives in the life cycle management of its vast holding of IT assets, from the procurement to disposal...

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2009-10-02 07:05:00

With Congress dragging its heels on recycling issues, more and more states are taking things into their own hands to cut back on the amount of electronic equipment being tossed, as it has become the fastest growing type of waste. Currently laws have been passed in nineteen states requiring that old electronics be recycled. Electronic equipment like TVs and computers contain both precious metals and toxic pollutants and are heaping up in households, or being dumped overseas, reported the...

2009-05-04 11:48:00

ITI applauds R&D tax credit extension but seeks more comprehensive reform WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) President and CEO Dean Garfield issued the following statements in response to the Obama Administration's recently released plans to reform international tax laws. "In today's global market place, U.S. businesses only thrive and hire at home if they are globally competitive. We need to reform our tax code to ensure...

2009-04-29 17:24:00

Bipartisan Senate Leadership Recognized WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) President and CEO Dean Garfield awarded Senate Republican Leader, Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the ITI 2008 Legislator of the Year Award. "As a leading advocate for the high tech community, Senator Alexander (R-TN) has worked tirelessly to improve clean air standards, foster renewable energy solutions, and improve the lives of everyday Americans through...


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