The New INSecurity and INVNT/IP
nation-sponsored cyber attacks on US corporations are not the result of a purely military plan, but of a new national business model…The erosion or destruction of return on investment (ROI) in our invention-based economy – is perhaps our greatest national security issue.
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What New CEO Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Might Look Like
When Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson made his predictions for 2014, he included a “new Microsoft that no one expected.” With the promotion of Satya Nadella to CEO and Bill Gates as technology advisor, Mark says his prediction is about halfway to fruition. Here’s what Mark finds encouraging:
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On Dec. 5, Microsoft CTO Barry Briggs was our Special Guest when Mark Anderson, “the world’s most accurate predictions expert,” presented his Top Tech & Economy Predictions for 2014; at the legendary Waldorf Astoria. Read Mark’s Predictions for 2014.
The Big Shift: The End of the Era of Great Invention
We’re moving from an era when inventions paid off to an era when copying and theft makes more money.
Don’t let Snowden overshadow the real cyber threat
“China is stealing intellectual property to boost its economic development, writes Mark Anderson”
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After a historic 2nd successful launch of his private Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX CEO and SNS member Elon Musk recently tested the revolutionary “hovering” Grasshopper rocket prototype. See more SNS members making headlines, in SNS iNews™.
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:55:56 -0700
Workshop to Highlight Growing Role of Innovation and Intellectual Property as ...
INVNT/IP was established in 2011 by the Strategic News Service (SNS), after a lengthy study of nation-state business models that rely heavily on the theft of IP. "It's about the Big Shift in the global economy, as we move from an era when inventions ...
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:06:58 -0700
But as Vlad Sejnoha, chief technology officer, Nuance Communication, explains in a blogpost, even Samantha's first, strictly utilitarian incarnation is impressive. “Her speech recognition, natural language understanding, speech generation, dialog ...
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:51:30 -0700
Biofuels startup aims to revolutionize industry with Louisiana production plants
It was developed by serial inventor and entrepreneur Mike Cheiky, who is now Cool Planet's chief technology officer. In late February, the company broke ground on a $56 million commercial production facility in Alexandria. Plans are in the works for ...
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:47:40 -0700
PayPal rapidly shifts focus to mobile, CTO says
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PayPal Inc. is on the move, and Chief Technology Officer James Barrese is the driver. Barrese was in Austin over the weekend for the South By Southwest Interactive festival, touting the California-based company's latest application that's allows ...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:30 +0000
Innovation is now the driving force of the global economy and intellectual property (IP), which results drive wealth creation in companies, economic sectors, and countries. So what can universities and other public institutions do to turn innovations into IP and to protect that IP so that it generates future jobs for the US economy? That’s […]
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PCI/SNS “Future in Review” Speaker Series We are pleased to welcome Larry Smarr, as our next speaker. Friday, March 7, 2014 7:30 P.M. The Black Box Theater at The Eccles Center, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City, UT Limited seating, 120 attendees only Tickets $25 To purchase tickets online, click here.
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From NPR and KPLU Radio: When Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson made his predictions for 2014, he included a “new Microsoft that no one expected.” With the promotion of Satya Nadella to CEO and Bill Gates as technology advisor, Mark says his prediction is about halfway to fruition. Here’s what Mark finds encouraging… Listen […]