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04 Feb, 2014, 08:30 ET TechNet Names Experienced Leader, Linda Moore, as President and CEO

TechNet, the CEO network that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the appointment of Linda Moore as president and CEO....


30 Jul, 2013, 11:29 ET Over 400 Major U.S. Businesses and Advocacy Organizations Call for Immigration Reform in U.S. House

Broad, Ad-hoc Coalition Calls Reform Essential to Achieve Fully Revitalized U.S. Economy  Today, more than 400 leading U.S. businesses and...


20 Jun, 2013, 13:30 ET Technology Leaders Urge U.S. Senate to Approve Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

More than 100 executives from the technology sector and leading innovation advocacy organizations today called on the U.S. Senate to approve...


20 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Technology Leaders Urge U.S. Senate to Approve Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

More than 100 executives from the technology sector and leading innovation advocacy organizations today called on the U.S. Senate to approve...


14 Mar, 2013, 13:32 ET Over 100 Leading Tech Executives Urge President Obama and Congress to Enact High-Skilled Immigration Reform

 More than 100 executives from the technology sector and leading innovation advocacy organizations today called on President Obama and Congress...


14 Mar, 2013, 13:19 ET TechNet Appoints New Executive Council Members Marissa Mayer of Yahoo! and Safra Catz of Oracle

TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, is pleased to announce...


11 Mar, 2013, 08:00 ET New TechNet Survey: Americans Support High-Skilled Immigration Reform

74% Want Reform of U.S. Corporate Tax Code to Help U.S. Businesses Stay Globally Competitive; Predict Next Great Innovation Will Come From China...


29 Jan, 2013, 21:12 ET TechNet Encouraged by Immigration Reform Conversations, Supports New High Skilled Immigration Bill

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the...


05 Dec, 2012, 08:30 ET Broadband Key Driver of State Economic, Social Growth

Washington State Tops Ranking of U.S. States Benefiting from Broadband States with high levels of investment in their broadband...


14 Nov, 2012, 11:53 ET TechNet and the Massachusetts Broadband Institute to Hold Broadband Summit on Building a Wired Economy

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, and the...


19 Sep, 2012, 12:14 ET TechNet Reiterates Call For Congress to Reform the U.S. Tax Code To Make American Companies More Competitive in The Global Market Place

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today reiterates...


12 Sep, 2012, 16:14 ET TechNet CEO and President Rey Ramsey Testifies on Impact of the App Economy

Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy,...


27 Jul, 2012, 11:31 ET TechNet Hosts FCC Commissioners in Silicon Valley

Discussion Focuses on Technology Ecosystem and Growing U.S. Economy TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs...


18 Jul, 2012, 06:00 ET TechNet Applauds the Obama Administration's Newly Established National Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Master Teacher Corps; Urges Congress to Approve Budget

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation...


02 Jul, 2012, 18:08 ET TechNet Southwest Applauds Announcement of Dallas-Fort Worth U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Southwest Based Office Will Streamline Patent Process for Innovators  TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs...


02 Jul, 2012, 14:10 ET TechNet California Applauds Announcement of Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

San Jose Satellite Office Will Streamline Patent Process for Innovators TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that...


27 Jun, 2012, 14:14 ET More than 300 Tech Companies and Organizations Tell Congress to Lift Per Country High Skilled Immigrant Limits

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a...


18 May, 2012, 15:34 ET TechNet Applauds Senator Cornyn for Introduction of Measure to Reform U.S. High-Skilled Immigration System

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today applauded...


17 May, 2012, 15:48 ET TechNet Applauds Bipartisan Coons-Alexander High-Skilled Immigration Legislation

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the...


03 May, 2012, 11:17 ET TechNet New England Supports Administration's Green Button Initiative to Deliver Energy Savings for Americans

TechNet also applauds National Grid and others for participating in this pilot program to help Americans lower energy costs through technology...


05 Apr, 2012, 14:06 ET President Obama Signs JOBS Act into Law

TechNet: New Law Will Spur More IPOs, Create More Jobs TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes...


22 Mar, 2012, 17:40 ET TechNet New England Applauds NSTAR's "Green Button" Responding to White House Call to Action

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of technology and the innovation economy,...


20 Mar, 2012, 00:01 ET New TechNet Study: On Two-Year Anniversary of National Broadband Plan, U.S. Adoption Rates Level Off

Study Asserts Better Coordination Needed Among Public and Private Stakeholders to Raise Broadband Adoption in U.S. TechNet, the...


28 Feb, 2012, 12:06 ET TechNet Appoints Angela O'Connor to Head New England Regional Office

 TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the...


07 Feb, 2012, 07:30 ET New TechNet Sponsored Study: Nearly 500,000 "App Economy" Jobs in United States

TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a new...