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A recent article in Biofuels Digest reports that in a presumably recent year the University of California system recorded royalties of $52.5 million on university research spending of almost $3 billion. The number asks whether the public is getting a fair return on its...

Merge Healthcare, a health IT solutions provider, and Rosslyn Medical, a large medical imaging solution provider serving the Russian market, have extended their distribution agreement established over the past three years to expand the portfolio of Merge OEM products available to Rosslyn. This new agreement...

Wisconsin economic development gurus love to tout Madison as one of the world's rising biotech "hot spots." But Madison's biotechnology scene gets an unflattering mention in a new report detailed in the Scientist magazine - for having some of the lowest life sciences salaries in the...

On one proposal for health care reform at least, there is a rare bipartisan consensus: the push to computerize patient records. The goal of moving paper medical records into the digital age has been championed for years by health care policy makers across the political spectrum,...

In the mobile world, it's been long established that applications are the key selling point for Apple's iPhone. At the end of June the company reported a record 5.2 million iPhones sold in its third quarter - a 600% increase over the same time frame...

The number of high-tech jobs in all industries Silicon Valley declined by 86,000, or 16.5 percent, between 2001 and 2008, according a federal study of employment trends in the valley. In the study released last month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) identified 11 industries...

Encouraged by the billions of dollars in government funding, technology companies are making a big push to help bring computerized health records into small-office physician practices. This is crucial if the goal of bringing doctors’ offices into the computer age is to be achieved, with its...

A Rochester Institute of Technology professor argues for the preservation of American technology jobs. The professor also discusses the major trends in moving highly paid jobs in technology across the globe. Cost cutting is the name of the game. But at what price for the country? That...

The last days of an outsourcing contract are the perfect time for customers to bargain with their IT service providers for better service and prices. Yet few customers take advantage of that end-of-life leverage, and those who do often wield the power as a cudgel...

Wondering how much the top dog in the IT shop makes? KForce, a technology staffing firm with 41 offices across the U.S., asked its consultants for the going rate for CIO base salaries in various cities. Here's what they say about the western portion of...