New Atlantic Ventures’ John Backus On Google Glass, The Battle For The Living Room, And Impending Cyberwar
Some of the best conversations I have about the tech space are with investors — along with being rich and generally smart, they seem to have the best predictive insights into the industry. At a time when the Chinese seem to be making very real attacks to our cyber infrastructure, when legislation could make or break the evolution of the television industry, and when Google Glass stands to store more lifestyle data than any other computer in existence, I thought it only fitting to bring on a DC-based investor, John Backus, to chat out the latest news. John Backus is a managing partner at New Atlantic Ventures, and before that, he overlapped at Bain Capital with none other than one Mitt Romney. But John has had his eye on the needle of the tech industry for decades, and offered some interesting opinions of what we can expect to see in 2013 and beyond.
Presidential debate jibes ignore history of Chinese counterfeiting
NEW YORK - Some of the most acrimonious moments of Monday's U.S. presidential election debate occurred during the candidates' discussions of China, with Barack Obama attacking Mitt Romney for his investments in Chinese companies, and Romney demanding that we adopt a tougher line on the Chinese counterfeiting of American products.
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Romney SLOC outsourced '02 Olympic uniform production to Myanmar
One voice has been notably silent in the recent explosion of outrage over the Chinese manufacture of Team USA Olympic uniforms: Mitt Romney's.