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January 24, 2012   |   Vol. 3, Issue 2
U.S. Losing High-Tech Manufacturing Jobs to Asia
January 18, 2012 | Washington Post
The United States lost more than a quarter of its high-tech manufacturing jobs during the past decade as U.S.-based multinational companies placed a growing percentage of their research-and-development operations overseas, the National Science Board reported Tuesday. The report comes as the Obama administration is seeking to make U.S. manufacturing more competitive through engineering and innovation.
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The Immigrant Economic Engine
January 16, 2012 | Buffalo News
The foreign-born population of the Buffalo Niagara region has grown by 25 percent in the past 10 years, and it's showing on the local business landscape with a jolt of energy and creativity that could have long lasting impact. "Immigrants tend to be deeply entrepreneurial, solution oriented and community minded," said Eva Hassett, executive director of the Buffalo International Institute.
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Community Colleges Are Urged to Take Innovative Steps to Serve Immigrant Students

Venture Capitalists Loosen Wallets
January 21, 2012 | Portfolio.Com
Venture capital investment increased by double digits in 2011, making last year the biggest in a decade for money flowing to Internet companies.
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‘Innovation Advisers’ Chosen for Ideas to Improve Health Care, Cut Costs
January 22, 2012 | Washington Post
Selected health experts are among the first 73 “innovation advisers” chosen by federal health officials this month to experiment with ways to provide better health care and reduce costs. Funded with $6 million from the health-care overhaul act, the initiative is one of the first programs of the new Innovation Center at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, known as CMS.
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Supreme Court OKs Public Domain Works Being Copyrighted
January 20, 2012 | IP Watchdog
The US Supreme Court has issued, what IP Watchdog President Gene Quinn calls, "a truly regrettable decision" in the much anticipated copyright case Golan v. Holder. At issue: whether Congress has the authority to restore copyrights in works that were in the public domain, or in other words whether Congress has authority to strip works from the public domain and grant copyright protection. Quinn calls it "one of the more intellectual dishonest decisions I have ever read."
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University Technology Transfer and Unintended Consequences
January 18, 2012
It is all too easy to get swept up into the rhetoric on how the Bayh-Dole Act allows universities to “benefit” financially by licensing patents arising from federally sponsored research. From that basic premise arises a series of decisions and actions with consequences, both intentional and unintentional. As the Wikipedia article summarizes the concept, unintended consequences can be roughly grouped into three types:
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The Truth about Job Creation

Report: States Lack Sound, Consistent Policies to Enforce Job-Creation

Ohio Bled High-Tech Jobs in Past Decade

Tech Sector Shows Strength as Source of New Jobs

State Support for Higher Education Slumps Again

Business Schools Attracting Growing Numbers of Deans with Indian Origins

Report Says State Budget Cuts for Research Universities Imperil Competitiveness

Can Venture Capital Save The World?

Venture Capital for Traditional Colleges

In Silicon Valley, the Ripe Scent of New Money

Oregon Taxpayers on the Hook for Bad Loans for Renewable-Energy Projects

In New York, Growing a Technology Hub

Group Puts Money Behind St Louis Startup Effort

Michigan Film Industry Proves to Be Paper Tiger

New Wisconsin State-Backed Venture Capital Fund Pushed

KC Startups Critical of Proposed Elimination of Kansas Angel Tax Credits

Minneapolis Entrepreneurs Launch Angel Network

Connecticut Angel Investing Jumps With State Tax Credit

Private Equity Tax Bill Coming Back

Romney Campaign Prompts NVCA to Define VC and PE Differences

Why Some Startups Succeed And Others Fail: 10 Fascinating Harvard Findings

New Normal on Wall Street: Smaller and Restrained

Tech IPOs May Be Boon to California Finances in 2012

Embryonic Stem Cells Appear to Restore Some Vision to Legally Blind Patient

Biotech Is Raising More Cash, But Don’t Be Fooled: Startups are Hurting

An Early Start on Innovation

For Small Businesses, Loan Well Is Still Dry

Study: Huge Pool of Arctic Water Could Cool Europe

Shale Gas Estimate Plummets

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