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DoD’s Proposed Measure Seeks to Allocate Over $2B to End U.S. Dependency on China for Rare Earth Supplies

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The Department of Defense (DoD) has proposed a measure that seeks to advance direct investments to end the country’s dependence on China for rare earth elements used to produce munitions, hypersonic systems, missiles and other weapons systems, Defense News reported Monday.

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SEC Proposes Changes to Exempt Offering Framework; Jay Clayton Quoted

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to the current exempt offering framework under the Securities Act of 1933 in an effort to expand investment opportunities and advance capital formation. "Emerging companies—from early-stage start-ups seeking seed capital to companies that are on a path to become a public reporting company—use the exempt offering rules to access critical capital needed to create jobs and scale their businesses," SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement published Wednesday.

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KPMG Releases Report, Showing U.S. Leads Against China in Disruptive Technologies; Tim Zanni Quoted

KPMG has released its 2020 Global Technology Industry Innovation Survey, revealing that technology leaders regard the United States as the most promising market for developing disruptive technologies, with more than twice as many saying it's ahead of China and India, the company reported on Thursday

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Navigant Publishes Report Showing Lithium Ion Batteries Energy Storage Capacity; Ricardo Rodriguez Quoted

Navigant Research, the research and development division of Guidehouse, has released a new report, providing a database of global energy storage projects in addition to a regional analysis of technology choice, capacity and market share for deployed projects and projects in the pipeline, the company reported on Thursday.

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White House Issues Progress Report on Federal Investments to Push AI R&D Work

The White House National Science and Technology Council released its 2016–2019 progress report on the advancement of research-and-development work on artificial intelligence. The report documents the initiatives agencies have launched in the past three years to deliver on federal AI R&D and is structured around the eight priority areas outlined in the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update issued in June.

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DOE to Develop Software Apps for New Materials

The Department of Energy intends to invest $32 million to help research projects through the rapid development of new materials for the next four years. DOE said Wednesday that it will use high-performance computing facilities to create open-source software applications to support the design of functional materials for electronics, data storage, renewable energy and quantum information science. 

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