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Google’s Project Loon: It May Not Be So Crazy After All

Last week at Frost & Sullivan’s GIL Silicon Valley conference in San Jose, Google gave an update on its Project Loon, an ambitious experiment to expand Internet access in rural and other hard-to-reach places using high-altitude balloons. Speaking at the …
Last week at Frost & Sullivan’s GIL Silicon Valley conference in San Jose, Google gave an update on its Project Loon, an ambitious experiment to expand Internet access in rura… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/blog/googles-project-loon-it-may-not-be-so-crazy-after-all/

Can the Government Spawn Vibrant Manufacturing Clusters?

By now the notion of economic clusters as geographic collections of companies in complementary industries and supported educational institutions and government agencies is well-known. Classic examples such as the high tech cluster known as Silicon Valley …
Popular Discussions By now the notion of economic clusters as geographic collections of companies in complementary industries and supported educational institutions and governme… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/can-government-spawn-vibrant-manufacturing-clusters/

Manufacturers’ Lucrative Tax Incentives

Each year, manufacturers operating in the United States enjoy $25.5 billion worth of economic development incentives, according to a New York Times article that examined the perks states and municipalities grant to businesses. That represents a sizable di…
Each year, manufacturers operating in the United States enjoy $25.5 billion worth of economic development incentives, according to a New York Times article that examined the perks… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/blog/manufacturers-lucrative-tax-incentives/

Impressive Growth of China's Manufacturing Sector Continues

Neither the Japanese earthquake and its aftermath nor the current economic upheaval seem to be slowing the growth of China's manufacturing sector. And manufacturing-related revenues in China will moderate only slightly next year, despite ongoing global ec…
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Cluster Theory

Back in the late 1990s, Harvard professor and author Michael E. Porter started advocating the value of what he called clusters, geographic collections of companies in complementary industries and supporting educational institutions and government agencies…
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