To compete in an increasingly complex and interconnected world, technology and digital innovation are vital. Tech-based industries like biotech, space, fintech, and artificial intelligence pioneer the solutions that improve lives, solve problems, and advance society. They also provide the digital tools that help traditional businesses grow, stay connected, and compete around the globe.
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During Day 2 of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Department of State’s IV CEO Summit of the Americas, Mauricio Ramos, the CEO of Millicom, and Freddy Vega, CEO of Platzi, discussed digital connectivity issues facing Latin America and how the region can address them.
Technology a key focus at the IV CEO Summit of the Americas
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- Leveraging Digital Tools for Growth in the AmericasExperts from the Americas convened at the Fourth CEO Summit of the Americas to discuss how digital tools have created new business growth opportunities.
- Leveraging Digital Tools for Growth in the AmericasNick Clegg of Meta explains how the metaverse is the next step in internet evolution, as well as how it’s changing the digital landscape and global economy.
- Three Priorities to Keep America’s Innovative EdgeCongress must pass a bipartisan innovation and competition package to sustain our technological leadership.
- How Tech Companies are Supporting UkraineAmerican tech companies are leveraging their resources, capabilities, and expertise to assist Ukraine and defend its sovereignty against Russian aggression.
- It's Time to Get Serious About National Data Privacy LegislationCongress needs to act quickly and appropriately on a national data privacy standard to ensure that American businesses and consumers are not harmed by a patchwork of state laws.
Businesses are increasingly being targeted for ransomware attacks, paying millions of dollars per year to cybercriminals to recover stolen data. Our cybersecurity experts break down what businesses need to know, including what to do if your business is attacked.
Today, nearly every company, no matter what business they're in, is in some way powered by technology. The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center fosters the transformational role that technology plays in business and society. Our work helps businesses in every industry leverage technology to optimize their businesses, serve their customers, and boost growth and productivity. To spur innovation and support emerging industries, we advocate for rational and cohesive policies in the states and in Washington.
Here's how the FTC is working to address several important technology issues, including data privacy, artificial intelligence, and ongoing process changes.
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- Mar 02, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Gigi Sohn to be a Commissioner of the FCC
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation opposing the nomination of Gigi Sohn to be a Commissioner of the FCC.
- Feb 28, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 6416, H.R. 6580, and H.R. 6796
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, on H.R. 6416, the “Banning Surveillance Advertising Act of 2022,” H.R. 6580, the “Algorithmic Accountability Act,” and H.R. 6796, the “Digital Services Oversight and Safety Act of 2022."
- Feb 03, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 2710, "Open App Markets Act"
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, opposing S. 2710, the "Open App Markets Act."
- Jan 28, 2022Ukraine Cyberattacks: What Businesses Need to Know
Here are four major steps businesses should take to ensure their systems are secure during this period of heightened cyberattack threats.
- Jan 28, 2022It’s Time to Get Serious About National Data Privacy Legislation
Congress needs to act quickly and appropriately on a national data privacy standard to ensure that American businesses and consumers are not harmed by a patchwork of state laws.