According to BBC News, U.S. loses long held top position as world's primary engine for technology innovation (BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/6502725.stm).
The Networked Readiness Index published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Insead. You can read the entire article at BBC News. The article explains what types of paramerters the WEF uses to judge countries.
This is the headline form BBC News:
US 'no longer technology king'
The US has lost its position as the world's primary engine of technology innovation, according to a report by the World Economic Forum.
The US is now ranked seventh in the body's league table measuring the impact of technology on the development of nations. You can read the entire article on BBC News website http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/6502725.stm