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Important Innovations Collection: Japan Restricts HiTech Foreign Ownership

Japan Restricts Foreign Ownership in IT and Telecom Sectors Moves to Protect Technology Innovations On the very day that President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were meeting in Tokyo, the Japanese Government announced plans to extend their foreign ownership restrictions to 20 sectors of the information technology and telecom industries.  The purpose is to protect  innovations being developed in those industries from leaks and theft.  For more details, go to Important Innovations Collection: Japan Restricts HiTech Foreign Ownership : Information Technology and Telecom Protected Source:  Tokyo Skyline stock image Protecting Vital Technological Innovations The gover...

Russia's Google: IT Giant Yandex

Russian Tech Giant Innovating & Growing Yandex Headquarters in Russia Global Search Engine Heavyweight Google is the world's biggest search engine, followed by Bing, China's Baidu and Yahoo.  You can add another heavyweight to the list - Yandex of Russia. Russia's Google That's Now Rolling Out Self-Driving Cars Like Google, Yandex is focused on developing innovation across industries.  It's one of the world's biggest IT companies.  It's also working in fields like self-driving cars.  It just rolled out an autonomous taxi service in Russia that some experts believe will eventually be deployed throughout Europe.  And, it's very active in AI, online marketplaces, personal assistants, online translating and smart speakers. Russia's Uber, Spotify and Google People like to call Yandex the Google of Russia.  But founder and CEO Arkadiy Volozh says it's much more than that.  He says it's also the Uber of Russia, the Spotify of