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Feb 10, 2015, 12:01 ET United States Tech Industry Employs 6.5 Million in 2014

The U.S. tech industry added 129,600 net jobs between 2013 and 2014, for a total of nearly 6.5 million jobs in the U.S., according to Cyberstates...


Jan 21, 2015, 06:02 ET TechAmerica Announces "California Tech Champions" for 2014

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today announced its recognition of five California legislators as "Tech...


Jan 13, 2015, 04:42 ET TechAmerica Comments on President Obama's Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the following statement on President Obama's cybersecurity...


Jan 12, 2015, 03:29 ET TechAmerica Comments on President Obama's Speech Addressing Consumer Data Protection and Student Data Privacy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the...


Dec 05, 2014, 10:12 ET TechAmerica Supports Addition of FITARA to Defense Bill

"TechAmerica supports the limited version of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) that is attached to the FY'15 Defense ...


Nov 21, 2014, 10:07 ET TechAmerica Comments on Executive Order on Immigration and Urges Congress to Implement Legislative Solution for Nation's Talent Crisis

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the following statement concerning President Obama's executive ...


Sep 23, 2014, 09:00 ET TechAmerica to Enhance Public Sector Outreach

Public sector leaders Larry Allen and William Greenwalt are joining TechAmerica, the public sector and public policy department of CompTIA, to serve...


Jul 31, 2014, 09:27 ET TechAmerica and 18 State Tech Council Partners, Industry Groups Support Passage of the Internet Tax Freedom Act

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, and 18 state tech council partners and industry groups today expressed...


Jul 21, 2014, 11:47 ET TechAmerica Supports New Open Internet Rules

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the following statement on the Federal Communication...


Jun 17, 2014, 02:48 ET TechAmerica Urges Congress to Ban Internet Access Taxes

TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, issued the following statement from Elizabeth Hyman, executive vice...


Jun 12, 2014, 02:16 ET A.T. Kearney Joins TechAmerica

TechAmerica, the public policy and public sector department of CompTIA, announced that A.T. Kearney, a leading global management consulting firm, has ...


May 28, 2014, 12:22 ET New Report from TechAmerica Foundation Guides Federal Agencies in Adopting Cloud Services

Tomorrow TechAmerica Foundation will release a new report, Cloud Buyer's Guide for the Federal Government, to assist departments and agencies with...


May 28, 2014, 01:30 ET TechAmerica Foundation Names Congressman Michael McCaul House Legislator of the Year

TechAmerica Foundation announced that Congressman Michael McCaul will receive the association's award for House Legislator of the Year. The award...


May 15, 2014, 11:24 ET American Technology Awards to Feature Keynote from HelloWallet Founder Matt Fellowes

With one week until the inaugural American Technology Awards (ATAs) Showcase at D.C. startup hub 1776 on May 20, TechAmerica announced that...


May 09, 2014, 04:29 ET TechAmerica Applauds House Action on R&D Tax Credit

TechAmerica, the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, today applauded the House of Representatives for passing a permanent extension of...


May 08, 2014, 04:09 ET TechAmerica Releases New White Paper on the Benefits of Health Data

TechAmerica's Human Services IT Advisory Group (HSITAG) released a white paper entitled, "The Role of Data in Health Care Reform: Better Health,...


Apr 02, 2012, 11:00 ET TechAmerica Announces Additions to Midwest Board

TechAmerica announced today several new appointments to its Midwest board of directors, encompassing a broad spectrum of the technology sector in the ...


Sep 26, 2011, 04:00 ET TechAmerica Partners with Lockton and United HealthCare for Enhanced Employee Benefits Program

TechAmerica, the leading technology association in the United States, has partnered with Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC and United HealthCare...


Jul 25, 2011, 02:00 ET TechAmerica Applauds Illinois Governor for Signing Legislation to Support Innovation and Entrepreneurship

TechAmerica today applauded Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for signing Senate Bill 107, the Technology Development Act (TDA II), legislation critical to ...


Jun 10, 2011, 01:08 ET TechAmerica Orange County Unveils 2011 High-Tech Innovation Awards Winners

TechAmerica today announced the winners of its 18th Annual Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. The winners were recognized on the evening of...


May 20, 2011, 12:32 ET TechAmerica Commends Governor Quinn on Illinois Innovation Network and Startup Illinois Initiatives

Governor Pat Quinn today announced the launch of two synergistic initiatives, the Illinois Innovation Network (IIN) and Startup Illinois. As a...


May 20, 2011, 11:31 ET TechAmerica Oregon Names Winners of 2011 Oregon Technology Awards

TechAmerica Oregon announced its 2011 Oregon Technology Award winners in a ceremony held last night at the Portland Art Museum. The winners represent ...


May 17, 2011, 01:47 ET TechAmerica Announces Expansion of State Policy Program in Illinois

TechAmerica today announced efforts to expand the focus and depth of its state policy program in Illinois. TechAmerica will begin holding additional...


May 17, 2011, 01:17 ET TechAmerica Announces Expansion of State Policy Program in Illinois

TechAmerica today announced efforts to expand the focus and depth of its state policy program in Illinois. TechAmerica will begin holding additional...


May 06, 2011, 01:17 ET Motorola Mobility Inc. Announces Plans to Keep Corporate Headquarters in Illinois; TechAmerica Praises Governor Quinn for Efforts to Retain Wireless Leader

Today Governor Pat Quinn joined Mr. Sanjay Jha, Chairman, CEO, Motorola Mobility, Inc., to officially announce the wireless leader's decision to keep ...