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China's copycat tech image is fading and that should worry US tech giants

June 13, 2017

Over the years, China has picked up an image of being a copycat in technology, creating knock-off products already produced in the U.S or elsewhere. That image is quickly disappearing.

Why Companies Must Align Innovation Strategy With Business Strategy

June 12, 2017

With the world changing so rapidly virtually every established company feels the imperative to innovate. Executives, managers and employees across the globe are working hard to figure out how to succeed with innovation.

Government by prize

June 09, 2017

It was an intriguing idea, Kalil thought: Could the U.S. government get better research results if it offered prizes? Could it become a “third leg of the stool”–in addition to contracts and grants – for the federal government to support innovation?

CTA chief says China tech strategy surpasses US

June 08, 2017

Gary Shapiro, CEO of trade group Consumer Technology Association (CTA), applauded China’s approach to technology investment, noting the country took a successful US model and improved on it.

The U.S. Supreme Court Is Reining in Patent Trolls, Which Is a Win for Innovation

June 04, 2017

In the last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two important rulings limiting patent rights.

How Innovative States Stay Ahead of the Tech Curve

May 29, 2017

Government does not always appear to be driving innovation, notes Scott Gregory, chief digital innovation officer for the California Department of Technology. But several technology-forward state and local governments are changing that.

How the U.S. Can Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators

May 25, 2017

With the cloud channel revolution, the bar to innovation has been lowered in terms of committed capital and time to market.

No Evidence that "Stronger" Patents Will Mean More Innovation

May 24, 2017

One of the primary justifications we hear for why patents are social goods is that they encourage innovation.

What's The Relationship Between Innovation And Long-Term Prosperity?

May 22, 2017

Is there a relationship between innovation and chances of long-term prosperity? Intuition would lead one to think there has to be. But, does data support this assumption? The results are more complicated than counterintuitive.

Declines in U.S. innovation, entrepreneurship the focus at Capitol Hill patent policy event

May 21, 2017

“Innovation and creative endeavors are indispensable elements that drive economic growth and sustain the competitive edge of the U.S.

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