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US Gearing Up for Digital Arms Race

September 01, 2017

“If we don’t embrace it, our adversaries will,” said outgoing DIA Director, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart. “The fight for remaining relevant in this digital age is what keeps me awake.” And Stewart was clear. It is, in many ways, an arms race.

Chinese group warns: India could blow past us at innovation by 2025

August 31, 2017

China's stronghold as the leading BRICS economy could be up for contention by the end of the next decade, according to a new report which suggests that India is set to see a surge in innovation.

How The US And Other Nations Stack Up When It Comes To Innovation

August 28, 2017

American leadership in technology innovation and economic competitiveness is at risk if U.S. policymakers don’t take crucial steps to protect the country’s digital future.

Consumers increasingly behind automotive innovation, study finds

August 24, 2017

New technology, including the development of self-driving cars, is driving new trends in the automotive industry according to a new study.

Air Force CISO says innovation key to future cyber defense

August 20, 2017

Securing cyberspace at the edge of the fight is not just about compliance, it is about agility and innovation, according to Peter E. Kim, Chief of Information Security Officer for the Air Force who spoke at the 2017 FCW Cybersecurity Summit.

Experimental defense unit funds new tech but faces skeptics

August 15, 2017

U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Armed Services Committee, which oversees defense spending, agrees the military needs to better keep abreast of the innovation happening in the commercial sector.

Trump Backs Obama-Era Defense Technology Unit

August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump's administration is endorsing a Barack Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies to develop solutions for the military's toughest technology challenges.

DoD's Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

August 11, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters yesterday that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor.

Improving Patents Will Not Kill Innovation

August 09, 2017

Every patent holder is proud of their patent. As they should be. Obtaining a patent is expensive, time-consuming, and there is an adversarial process with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that you must overcome to establish that your invention is valid.

How innovative are we, really?

August 09, 2017

With all the startups and new technologies popping up in the Silicon Valley, it may seem that the US is poised for a tech revolution. However, Swedish economist Fredrik Erixon doesn’t think we’re as innovative as we think.

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