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Cushman & Wakefield Launches Inaugural 'Tech Cities 1.0' U.S. Report :


Washington, DC has emerged as the promising tech city center after San Jose (Silicon Valley) and San Francisco, according to Cushman & Wakefield's inaugural "Tech Cities 1.0" national report launched ...


French President Macron woos tech world, pledges French 'startup nation':


French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world's innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its past ...


A car park space in Hong Kong just sold for the low low price of $664,260:


At just 188 square feet, or 17.5 square metres, that works out to a staggering $3,500 per square foot. To put things in context, apartments in New York went for an average price of $1,750 per square ...


After Coal, a Small Kentucky Town Builds a Healthier, More Creative Economy:




Venture capital helps make Ohio among top startup economies in US:


Ohio has quickly become one of the fastest-growing startup economies in the country, according to a new report on venture-capital funding in the state. Investors put $470 million to work with 210 new ...


Maine Lawmakers Toughen Mining Rules, Overriding Governor's Veto:




Nevada's legislature just passed a radical plan to let anybody sign up for Medicaid:


Nevada, with little fanfare or notice, is inching toward a massive health insurance expansion -- one that would give the state's 2.8 million residents access to a public health insurance option. The ...


The Brooklyn Navy Yard's rebirth as a high-tech center:


There's "Yard Work" going on at a former Navy installation not too far from here. Jim Axelrod gives us a tour: It's a familiar site across America: A once-booming industrial center now mired ...


Feds (Canadien) open competition for $950M 'supercluster' innovation program:


The Trudeau government is opening the competition for its $950-million "supercluster" program that aims to bring together industry and academia as a way to lift the innovation economy. Full Story: ...


The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel:




Sweden puts entire country up on Airbnb:


Sweden has listed its entire countryside on Airbnb, as a place anyone can hike, camp or even pick mushrooms and berries, for free. Not that this is a special offer available only to Airbnb users. ...


Gov. Hogan wants a plan to grow Maryland startups in these two fields:


Excel Maryland, which includes a roster from Maryland's tech community, is looking to deliver "a blueprint to strengthen our innovation economy," Hogan said. By Stephen Babcock / reporter Full ...


Silicon Valley: A Peek Behind the Veil of Young Entrepreneurs:


Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe peels back the mystique of Silicon Valley, where hordes of young entrepreneurs are hoping to strike it rich while changing the world, in her new book Valley ...


Switzerland proves that everything we thought we knew about innovation and VC is wrong:


For the sixth consecutive year, Switzerland has topped the Global Innovation Index as the world's most innovative economy. The small alpine country also has a firm grasp on its crown as the world's most ...


Israel soon to announce Innovation Visa program hosts:




Behind China's $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order:


Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $6 billion project that will eventually connect eight ...


One of America's Most Startup-Friendly Cities Is in Tennessee:


Eight years ago, you couldn't find a person who was working on a startup in Chattanooga, Tenn. Today, this Southeastern city has quietly developed a bustling tech scene. Polina Marinova Full Story: ...


Innovate Mississippi Launches "Code Mississippi" Statewide:


Innovate Mississippi announces the launch of the new Code Mississippi program http://www.codems.net, a strategic initiative that was created to help organize coding resources and bring coding leaders ...


Steve Case on Tennessee's Emerging Startup Ecosystem - "Rise of the Rest":


Steve Case is co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution, LLC, a DC-based investment firm that supports entrepreneurs outside the coasts. Revolution's "Rise of the Rest" https://www.riseofrest.com/u/RiseOfTheRest/ ...


How Iowa Became A New Hub For Innovation In Tech & Renewables:




Newsletter - The Center for Economic Development at CSU, Chico :


This month we have another series for our Map of the Month. This special edition will look at mortality rates of smokers as well as the percentage of smokers per county. Please see below and be sure ...


New Mexico Gov. Martinez vetoes higher education funding. All of it.:


Education funding in New Mexico is in trouble. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed higher education funding. All of it -- and the legislature cannot override her veto. By Valerie Strauss Full ...


As New Zealand Courts Tech Talent, Isolation Becomes a Draw:


In the South Pacific, software no longer needs a hard sell. New Zealand has long wanted to be a tech hub, but distance was an issue. Now, at a moment of political upheaval around the globe, that isolation ...


Vacant Homes Are A Global Epidemic, And Paris Is Fighting It With A 60% Tax:


Runaway real estate speculation has been filling global capitals with vacant homes, creating artificial shortages in the world’s most sought after cities. The “shortage” has made local home owners wealthy ...


Confidence in Bay Area's economy slipping, new poll finds:


Confidence in the Bay Area's economy has eroded as many residents worry that exorbitant housing costs could help usher in a significant downturn, a new Bay Area Council poll revealed Saturday. Just ...


Israeli tech firms revving up engines for self-driving cars:


As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future. The country has emerged as a global leader in the fast-growing field of driverless ...


Iceland becomes the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay:


Iceland will be the first country in the world to make employers prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality or nationality, the Nordic nation's government said Wednesday -- ...


North Vancouver Skips Past 'Secondary Suites,' Allows a Third 'Coach House' on Every Lot:


While some cities debate secondary units and parking controversies, the city of North Vancouver is allowing three units on every single-family lot in the city--parking requirements not included. "The ...


Cool cities are hot cities when it comes to company and job creation.:




What Other Countries Can Learn From Iceland's Tourism Boom:


Less than ten years after its worst economic crash ever, Iceland's tourism is now booming. So just how did it turn around? BY JULES SUZDALTSEV Video: http://www.seeker.com/what-other-countries-can-learn-from-icelands-tourism-boom-2278061597.html *** 2017 ...

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