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economic impactSecond tax cut package coming this year

The White House is pushing ahead with a second tax cut package. They plan to have a new tax package ready for a vote around September or October. National Economic Director Larry Kudlow told FOX Business in March that part …

artificial intelligenceChinese Universities are patenting everyones research from AI journals- AI Forum C2 Montreal #C2M18

This morning there is an Intellectual property panel for the AI Forum at the C2 Montreal The Key highlight – Chinese Universities are patenting everyones research from AI journals. Not just their own research but everyone else’s research where the …

artificial intelligenceEthical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI – C2 Montreal AI Forum

This is a AI Forum at C2 Montreal. This is sponsored by Element AI. Yoshua Bengio, Element AI Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec The Ethical and Economical Questions Surrounding AI In this talk, one of the most prominent researchers in …

dronesAirMap enables 30 second authorization for urban drone flights in restricted airspace instead of 90 days

AirMap is the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, supporting more than 100,000 drone flights per day. The only platform that powers millions of flights today with APIs and SDKs built for tomorrow. Millions of drones, hundreds of drone …

chinaTrump is letting ZTE get back into business

Chinese technology company, ZTE, earlier this month suspended its main operations after the US Commerce Department banned American supplies to its business. “President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way …

blockchainMoving towards blockchain registration control of Patents and Intellectual Property

As blockchain technology becomes mainstream, industry participants and blockchain developers will increasingly have to collaborate to develop standards and interoperability protocols. The World Intellectual Property Association has an article in WIPO magazine, “Blockchain and IP law: a match made in …

artificial intelligenceFrance tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

France has released a 152 page report “For a Meaningful Artificial Intelligence” written by Cédric Villani. Villani is a famous French mathematician and member of parliament. He led a study on how to develop the country’s AI economy. * economic …

californiaCalifornia high-speed rail more than double the cost and ten years late if funded

California rail authority announced that the cost of connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco would be $77.3 billion and could rise as high as $98.1 billion. This is $13 billion higher than estimates from two years ago and doubles the …

boring companyElon Musk Boring Company permitted to dig part of Hyperloop tunnel in DC

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has been given an early, and vague, building permit to begin some extremely preliminary work on a section of an underground Hyperloop tunnel in DC. DC officials have not committed to the project long-term yet. DC …

policyUS government does not trust AT&T and Verizon to build a 5G network competitive with China’s 5G

A leaked memo that revealed the U.S. administration was considering building its own 5G network to bring super-fast Internet to consumers and businesses — a government effort designed to thwart what the Administration and some lawmakers say is potential Chinese …