Tag Archive: intellectual property

Jul 10 2013

Snapshot: 2013 update of how innovative are we in the Caribbean

Figure 2:  Innovation Output and Input sub-indices from the 2013 GII for select Caribbean countries (Source: INSEAD et al)

We update our 2012 examination of innovation in the Caribbean, based on the most recently published Global Innovation Index The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an internationally recognised review of the extent to which countries worldwide are innovative, by examining the enabling environment and key indicators of innovation-driven outputs. Produced by INSEAD, Cornell University and …

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Mar 20 2013

7 things to consider when deciding to publish an e-book

Through e-books, virtually everyone can become a published author, but it can still be a daunting task. Here are 7 recommendations to help get the ball rolling. The growing shift and take-up of electronic books (e-books) worldwide is transforming one of the most traditional ways in which we acquire information and learn.  In the Caribbean, private …

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Jan 30 2013

Raising the stakes: can Antigua’s David win against the US’ Goliath?

Antigua and Barbuda plans to raise the stakes in its on-going dispute with the US on online gambling. Can it win? Since late last week, regional and international press has been abuzz about reports that Antigua and Barbuda intends to launch a piracy website in retaliation for the United States (US) blocking that country from …

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Dec 28 2012

How well did we do with our predictions for 2012?

We are reviewing our predictions of what we believed might have been some of the big tech/ICT stories of 2012. In our first post for 2012, we highlighted what we believe might be important issues during the year: see 10 topics that will be in the news in 2012. Here, we review those predictions to …

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Nov 21 2012

What does the T&T Govt/Google debacle tell us about the openness of the Internet?

Table 2:  Number of items Google was asked to removed from its services via removal requests, between 2010 and June 2012 (Source: Google)

Google’s latest Transparency Report was released last week. This post examines freedom of expression and the openness of the Internet. Early last week, Google released its latest Transparency Report in which it highlighted that the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) Government had requested the removal of ten YouTube videos, which it refused to do. Nine of …

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