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The annual Ideas to Profits Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is looking for basement or workshop inventors that wish to create their own business. The conference brings together more than 30 experts on licensing, government funding,...

A second attempt by the University of Wisconsin System to install a new computer payroll program is millions of dollars over budget and a year behind schedule. Moreover, a company fired over subpar work creating Wisconsin's statewide voter database in 2007 is working as a...

BIOMED is the Israeli annual medical device and biotech conference taking place this week in Tel Aviv. For the 4th straight year, Illinois is present at this event with representatives from the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Association, the University of Illinois-Chicago, the Illinois Science + Technology...

Britain's government says it will provide universal access to broadband Internet connections as part of a plan to spur the country's technology sector. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday that high-speed Internet access has become as "indispensable as electricity, gas and water." Brown says investment in...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has named the vice dean of the School of Medicine and Public Health as the new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, officials announced Thursday. Paul M. DeLuca Jr., who joined the university faculty in 1973, will replace former provost Patrick...

TECHNOLOGY blogs have wondered whether Google is a lumbering giant in this Twitter moment, unable to handle streams of tweets that were broadcast just seconds earlier. Google moves faster than some of its critics think. But even if didn’t, the more important question is this: Do...

As retirement funds become depleted due to the dismal economy, more older job candidates are competing for employment. Thirsting for skilled workers with experience, companies are now welcoming them with open arms. Views held of older workers are changing rapidly these days....

New Coke. Chia pets. Ashton Kutcher. All are bad ideas that should have been snuffed out before they emerged into public consciousness. All are things that make you scratch your head and say, "What in God's name were they thinking?" Unfortunately, the tech world is full...