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The Christian Science Monitor
ITIF's report doesn't argue that federal deficits should be ignored. The sequester originated in federal law as a blunt tool, to ensure that if politicians couldn't agree on a substantial deficit-reduction plan, some spending cuts would be imposed automatically.
The Washington Post
ITIF projects that the United States will spend less on all types of R&D as a percentage of its economy in the coming decade than countries like Australia and South Korea.
Matthew Stepp comments on the success and limits seen in energy funding since ARPA-E's founding.
Globe and Mail
Rob Atkinson stressed to the Toronto "Globe and Mail" Canada's need to step up in the race for global advantage.
The Takeaway
The Takeaway cites ITIF's report on the negative impact of the sequester.
Rob Atkinson provided expert opinion on a federal online sales tax bill. Saying, there’s a lot of companies that are frankly indifferent. They probably think it’s better not to tax it, but it doesn’t have anything to do with their business model.
Daniel Castro does not believe that "businesses will rethink their offshoring decisions because of the Mandiant report, but they should all be taking a close look at their risk exposure and mitigation measures for these types of threats."
The Christian Science Monitor
ITIF praised the new strategy to be announced by the White House as a sign that the U.S. is going to take a tougher line against trade secret theft and press foreign nations to follow the agreed-upon trade standards.
MIT Technology Review
Obama is calling for a doubling of energy R&D funding, but where will he find the money?
Agence France-Presse
Daniel Castro of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation said the cybersecurity order may in fact reduce pressure on lawmakers to pass a bill.