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U.S. May Miss Out On China Investment Boom

New York Times | DAVID BARBOZA | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI — For three decades, wealthy nations have invested hundreds of billions of dollars in China, helping drive one of the most remarkable econo...

Obama Reportedly Considering Google CEO For Commerce Secretary

Businessweek | Hans Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 10 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama may look to the business community for his next secretary of Commerce with former Pfizer Inc. Chief Exe...

Obama Will Nominate New U.S. Ambassador To China

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, the son and grandson of Chinese immigrants, to be the next U.S....

Don't Put Your Trust in "Trusted Identities"

Jay Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jay Stanley

The administration in its proposal for digital identities certainly says all the right things about privacy. Unfortunately, privacy advocates have learned over the years just what that is worth: not much.

White House Visit to Silicon Valley Focuses on Minority Business

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rep. Mike Honda

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the highest rate of business ownership among all minorities, and their businesses account for fully half of all minority business employment in the United States.

Love Story 2010: An Even Sadder Tale About China Trade

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

What do you do if you have both trillions of dollars of foreign reserves and a 'blue water navy'? Well, of course you use them -- and if you're China, you use them each aggressively.

China Currency Shift: Getting Worse More Slowly

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

China devotes a huge share of its GDP to currency manipulation. Unfair advantages bring home the bacon.

End the Denial: Label China a Currency Manipulator

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

America and China share a terrible delusion. They are in denial about currency manipulation. Both officially state that China is not devaluing its currency. This is too costly to America.

Indigenous Innovation Can Benefit the Whole World

Fred Teng | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fred Teng

U.S. companies have many ways to exercise innovations. Now is the time to let China's companies have a chance to be creative and inventive; the result might benefit the world in a new way.

USPTO Accelerates Green Patent Applications

Sandra Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Thompson

From December 2009, the US Patent & Trademark Office is running a year-long pilot program to expedite green technology-based patent applications by advancing them to examination out of turn.

Biden Skipping Mayors' Event Because Of Picket Line

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Steering clear of a messy labor dispute, the White House on Friday said Vice President Joe Biden and other members of President Bar...