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Jobs in the Australian App Economy

Is Australia ready for the digital economy? This is obviously a subject of great debate, intertwined with decisions about investments in the National Broadband Network…

The State of U.S. Broadband: Is It Competitive? Are We Falling Behind?

Advocates for new regulation of the U.S. broadband Internet base their case on the related contentions that (i) our nation lags behind the rest of…

Where are the Big Data Jobs?

The recent White House report on big data has garnered a great deal of public attention, both for its strong support for big data as…

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Why is My Cable Box Still So Big?

Technological change is nothing new, but the speed of innovation in recent years has been unprecedented. It took decades to go from railroads to private…

Australia Associated Press: Australia’s technology sector outpacing US, UK: report

The Australia Associated Press’ Paddy Wood discussed the Australian tech sector’s boom since the takeoff of the smartphone era in his article, “Australia’s technology sector…

International Business Times: Australia’s Tech Sector Outperforms US and UK with App Development Generating Billions

In the International Business Times, Reissa Su lauds the growth of Australia’s tech sector, with a focus on their growth relative to the US and UK. Su cites…

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Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

Senate’s Failure to Move Patent Reform Stifles Innovation

In this year of partisan gridlock, there have been precious few issues that enjoyed broad bi-partisan support. Patent troll reform has been one of them…

A Politically and Technically Feasible Approach for Handling Regulatory Accumulation

Regulatory accumulation threatens the pace of innovation and growth in America, yet previous attempts to address it have proven unsuccessful. That is why we propose…

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