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The Scientist Top 10 Innovations 2016

December 04, 2016

This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology. This year’s Top 10 Innovations winners do include bold, new platforms that look primed to rev up discovery in basic biology, drug development, and clinical labs.

7 tech innovations of 2016

December 01, 2016

There was lots of talk about virtual reality in 2016, but most of it was looking forward to trends that might come true in a few years. The real action, however, was in another form of reality, the augmented kind.

Technical Innovation and Creativity Is The Key To Improving The US Jobs Market

November 29, 2016

The solution to a failing US jobs market is technical innovation and creativity that would create more specializations in the country.

China Marks Innovation Excellence With Most Number of Patent Applications Filed; US, Japan Follow

November 29, 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) released its annual report in which it revealed the number of applications filed by the Chinese for obtaining patent rights on their masterpieces. The regulatory body declared the figures as unexpected and extraordinary.

How Technological Innovation Shapes America's 435 Congressional Districts

November 29, 2016

Contrary to perceptions, America’s innovation-driven, high-tech economy is not concentrated around hubs like Silicon Valley; it is widely diffused—and every state and congressional district has a stake in its success.

Is Engine of Innovation in Danger of Stalling?

November 22, 2016

This is a special time for technology. Five of the world’s seven most valuable companies are U.S. tech firms. But the core innovations underlying Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook Inc. are decades old.

America's Greatness Hinges on Strong Innovation Economy, Says ITIF

November 21, 2016

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) today released an open memo to President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team outlining actionable proposals that the new administration can acc

DIUx Should Continue Reporting to Pentagon Chief in Trump Administration, Director Says

November 17, 2016

Over the last year, the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) office has been at the core of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s push for greater innovation inside the Pentagon -- so much so that Carter has the unit reporting directly to his office to bypass the typical department bureaucracy

How China's Government Helps - and Hinders - Innovation

November 16, 2016

By all accounts, the Chinese state is on all-out drive to move the country up the technological ladder.

Trump Takes Aim at 'Made in China' as Factories Look to Innovate

November 16, 2016

Donald Trump wants to take on "Made in China'' to bring jobs back to America. But the battle is already becoming one of ideas as the Factory to the World ramps up research-and-development spending to become an innovator as well as assembler. China will overtake the U.S.

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