The story, "Paul Ryan is no friend of tech, yet," posted August 16, incorrectly characterized Mitt Romney's description of basic government research efforts. The first sentence of the 12th paragraph has been reworded in the story on the wire.
The 12th paragraph now reads:
Mitt Romney's platform describes government's basic research efforts as important to innovation and something he will support. Without details, budget watchers say they can only wonder what these statements mean.