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Cloud computing is spreading through the IT world like wildfire, with innovative start-ups and established vendors alike clamoring for customer attention. Generally speaking, cloud providers fall into three categories: software-as-a-service providers; infrastructure-as-a-service vendors that offer Web-based access to storage and computing power; and platform-as-a-service vendors that...

The chief executive of Amgen Inc (AMGN.O) forecast on Monday that "smart" biotechnology companies may be able to retain up to half the sales of their drugs once they face competition from cheaper so-called biosimilars. Kevin Sharer, speaking to investors at Deutsche Bank AG's annual healthcare...

Fears of paycuts, layoffs and mergers -- Ravi Gupta has seen it all before. Before starting his own environmental consulting business 10 years ago, Gupta was the local manager for an international firm riddled with rumors of financial turmoil and internal politics. The company closed his office...

SO far, San Diego remains a fertile breeding ground for entrepreneurs, despite the problems in the broader economy. Connect, a nonprofit organization led by Duane Roth, right, helped husband and wife Rolf Muller and Judy Muller-Cohn obtain a $1 million investment to start Biomatrica, their business That...

Some highlights from the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM) report, “E-mail Management: The good, the bad and the ugly.” The report analyzed a survey conducted earlier in the spring on e-mail management practices and beliefs. ...

LinkedIn might be the number one recruiting website for reaching Generation X and older, but Troy recently learned that it works like number two when it comes to reaching Generation Y. According to a recent survey by Experience Inc., a top provider of...

Baird last week announced that it has launched a Clean Technology focus, adding several research analysts and investment bankers with deep expertise. “Clean technology is an area of tremendous growth and, in many ways, a natural extension of several of Baird's existing areas of focus,” said...

It's that time of year again, the annual celebration of the progress of the biotech industry around the globe. This year's fiesta, known as the BIO International Conference, will go to a new venue for the first time: Atlanta, Georgia. But don't fret too...

A vision of Spaceport Sheboygan as the Midwest’s hub for aerospace development, education and — eventually — travel was unveiled Friday by the taskforce organized to pilot the ideas to touch down. The timeframes are uncertain and the organization is in its infancy, but the Wisconsin...

There are no plans to hang crepe inside the Georgia World Congress Center, but the 2009 BIO International Convention will take place here this week against the backdrop of the toughest economic times ever witnessed by this still-young industry. Venture capital investments in biotech companies have...