The administration's CTO says the plan to improve health-care IT will take time -- it's not about 'industrial policy,' but about 'building infrastructure for the 21st century.'
by Laura Rich, contributor
The White House hasn't been dragging its feet on health-care IT, despite how it looks. There has been an intentional effort to lay out a strategy and take time to implement it, said Aneesh Chopra, chief technology officer at the White MOREJul 27, 2010 1:44 PM ET
They're lean, clean, power-generating machines. But would a town really bury a mini nuclear reactor under its streets?
By Brian Dumaine, assistant managing editor
Long left for dead, the U.S. nuclear power industry appears poised for a comeback.
President Barack Obama earlier this year announced an $8.3 billion loan guarantee to help the Georgia utility Southern Co. build two large reactors, and he wants to triple the amount of federal loan guarantees for MOREMar 11, 2010 8:00 AM ET
You spend all your time on tweets and Facebook status updates anyway. Why not do it for your President?
With unemployment weighing heavily on the economy, Barack Obama is stressing his ability to create jobs. He's even got one available, posting Facebook updates and tweets on behalf of the President of the United States.
Organizing for America, an organization under the umbrella of the Democratic National Committee is looking for a "Social MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Feb 12, 2010 6:16 PM ET
By Jia Lynn Yang, writer
There's a frequent line in President Obama's speeches that makes every U.S. tech executive cringe: his vow to cut tax breaks for "companies that ship our jobs overseas."
Obama's brushing over some details here. The U.S. tax code does not literally give a company a tax break every time it moves a job offshore. But it does allow companies to defer paying taxes on their overseas profits, MOREFeb 8, 2010 11:26 AM ET
The President may carry a BlackBerry, but his assistants are glued to their Macs
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Apple's CEO tops two polls in one week. Will no one rid us of these meddlesome lists?
Last Thursday, Oct. 8, an Agenda Setters panel named Steve Jobs the most influential individual in the global technology industry, ahead of Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, and Barack Obama, President of the United States.
Four days later, a survey of 1,000 tweens and teens ages 12 to 17 picked Steve MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 14, 2009 7:11 AM ET
Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison doesn't expect the U.S. economy to significantly improve until halfway through the next decade – a gloomy scenario he dubbed an L-shaped recovery.
"The American consumer is so deeply in debt, this is not going to come back, certainly for five years," he told a packed ballroom at a Churchill Club event in San Jose. "I believe we're going through some fundamental changes."Jon Fortt - Sep 22, 2009 6:30 AM ET
Proposed tax hike on international operations could delay economic rebound
By John Chen, chairman and CEO, Sybase
President Barack Obama has proposed to raise taxes on the international operations of U.S. businesses. There is one thing the proposal can effectively achieve: make the United States an even less friendly place to do business, and thus delay the economic recovery.
The current environment is dire to begin with. The U.S. has the highest corporate MOREJul 16, 2009 8:45 AM ET
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