A 2017 update by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property provides a new assessment of the IP piracy problem in the U.S. and examines the progress that has been made on the original 2013 report recommendations for combatting the issue. The update estimates that the losses to American companies from software piracy exceeded $18 billion in 2016. Both the 2013 report and 2017 upd […]
We are on the verge of the 51st Super Bowl, and a lot has changed over the years. Back in 1967, tickets cost $10 to see the first Super Bowl between the NFL champion Green Bay Packers, led by Bart Starr, versus Len Dawson and the upstart AFL champion Kansas City Chiefs. For Super Bowl I the players on both sides chain smoked cigarettes in the locker room at halftime, and at least one player, 34 […]
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There are fundamental differences in values, behaviors, and attitudes that are expressed in cultures worldwide, and these have a significant impact on decision-making processes in business situations between different countries. Attitudes differ toward corporate accountability, due dilligence, bribery, hiring, and more, resulting in a situation where there is no "one size fits all" behavior that c […]
For more than a decade I have been highly concerned that valuable software intellectual property (IP), developed primarily by U.S.-based corporations, is being stolen by foreign corporations and governments for use in both military and commercial applications. As co-founder of an electronic design automation (EDA) company that developed software used for electronic warfare, guidance, and communica […]