Author: WTN News

Vivek Kundra, the federal chief information officer, on Tuesday announced a new Web site designed to track more than $70 billion in government information technology spending, showing all contracts held by major firms within every agency. The revamped site, USAspending.gov, was launched early this morning, and...

The salaries of IT managers are retreating, and those who are most affected by the trend are managers running technology operations at midsize companies with less than $500 million in annual revenue, according to a semi-annual study from Janco Associates Inc. From January 2007 to this...

As China has continued to grow as a major contender in the world economy, the Chinese have become more aware of the need to strengthen their system for intellectual property rights (IPR). Chinese patent law was first promulgated in 1984 and soon thereafter China became...

The findings of a survey by document management software company, Version One, has revealed that 41% of senior IT professionals admit that they "don’t know" what cloud computing is. Version One carried out the research with 60 senior IT professionals (IT directors and managers) across...

Clinical trials can be vexing, just ask anyone associated with Osiris Therapeutics, a leading stem cell therapeutic company. The company recently announced that their mid-stage, Phase II trials to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with adult stem cells (called Prochymal) did a great job...

New Brunswick has found a model for promoting entrepreneurship in a U.S. state whose economy has traditionally relied on farming, mining and forestry. Wisconsin's love affair with startups and investors - which has transcended the business community and made its way to the state legislature...

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to Madison based life science tools company GWC Technologies. The grant will accelerate development of the company's technology for tests that analyze proteins, “Carbon-on-Metal” (CoM) technology for protein array...