Tag: Innovation

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U.S. States Feature at Israel’s Agritech Conference

TEL AVIV, Israel — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb joined over 40 ministers of agriculture from around the world on Tuesday at the Agritech Israel conference, a triennial showcase of Israeli innovation in agricultural technology.

TOPSHOT - Indian beggers who were brought to a shelter after begging on the streets sit inside a dormitory in Hyderabad on November 8, 2017. The southern Indian state of Telangana has banned begging on the streets for a period of two months, ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, in …

India Arresting Hundreds of Beggars to Keep Them Out of Sight for Ivanka Trump Visit

Various media outlets in India are reporting that police in Hyderabad are arresting hundreds of “beggars” and placing them in rehab centers (also referred to as ashrams) so that first daughter Ivanka Trump will not have an uncomfortable experience witnessing the city’s destitute during her visit for next week’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

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Palestinian Leadership Disappointed By Modi Snub

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority expressed surprise and disappointment at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s for failing to include Ramallah as a stop during his three-day trip to Israel.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) shakes hands with Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu during a press conference in Jerusalem on July 5, 2017

Netanyahu To Modi: India, Israel A Marriage Made In Heaven

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that he was “deeply moved” by Modi’s “making history” and becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel. 

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Virgil: Trump Connects to the Taproot of American Economic Nationalism with Henry Clay’s ‘American System’

In his March 20 speech in Louisville, Kentucky, President Trump sounded many familiar and important themes, including the importance of jobs, manufacturing, trade, and the need to revive the coal industry. And yet he also added a new and larger “meta-theme,” namely, the urgency of building up our industrial strength for the sake of economic and national security. That meta-theme, we might observe, is the essence of the “American System” of Henry Clay.

at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 9, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 11 and features 2,700 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 130,000 attendees.

Israel Tech Innovation Fest Draws Asian Companies

The usual mix of international companies, startups, government representatives and investors descended on Tel Aviv for the annual DLD Innovation Festival, a celebration that has become the central event of Israel’s innovation week.

Top-Polling GOP Candidates Participate In First Republican Presidential Debate

GOP Debate: Want 4% Growth? Get Back to Basics

Later this week, Republican presidential candidates will gather in Simi Valley, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, for the second GOP debate of the campaign season.

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Patent Trolls Don’t Contribute to Innovation–They Impose a Private Tax

Trial lawyers trying to hold parts of the legal system hostage to make money is nothing new. It always happens the same way: a few creative lawyers figure out how to exploit legal loopholes; then abuse those loopholes to enrich themselves at others’ expense until someone stops them. Along the way, they come up with all sorts of creative justifications for what they are doing, claiming it’s actually positive and beneficial. Behind the scenes, they convince or pay off special interests to lobby for delays in changing the law that would close their loopholes and stop the cash flow.

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U.S. only 6th in Tech Innovation

The Bloomberg Innovation Index, which ranks countries based on tech developments including research and development, tech education, and patents, placed the United States in sixth place with regard to overall innovation, research and development (R&D), and education. The U.S. followed South Korea, Japan, Germany, and Finland.