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An Ohio man was convicted on a hacking charge for using his work-provided computer in a way not sanctioned by his employer. Specifically, Richard Wolf spent 100 work hours visiting various adult web sites rather than working. Instead of simply being fired, Mr....

An electronic content management association and researcher AIIM has released a report that found that a third of organizations have no policy to deal with legal discovery and 40% might need to search back-up tapes to find emails that could be relevant to litigation. This...

An appeals court ruled that Wisconsin police can attach GPS to cars to secretly track anybody's movements without obtaining search warrants The District 4 Court of Appeals said it was "more than a little troubled" by that conclusion and asked Wisconsin lawmakers to regulate GPS use...

While the Marshfield Clinic has received recognition for converting to a system where all of its physicians use portable electronic tablets, and where paper medical charts are a thing of the past, electronic heath records are not the end-all, IT officials with the northern Wisconsin...

Patti Brennan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison described as an authority in the field of health informatics, spoke on the emerging field of home-health information technology at the seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference 2009 last week. Her talk, “Hi-tech Health@Home: New Center of...

Job seekers often feel sensitive about their employment records for various reasons. There can be an attitude that the work background is inadequate or inferior. It could feel like a barrier to getting the kind of job the individual wants....

In 2003, when Foundation Capital, a venture capital firm, started looking for new investors for Silver Spring Networks, one of its portfolio of companies, it was rejected by every firm it called. Silver Spring Networks puts network cards in electric meters to more closely track power...

Two weeks ago, the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity marked Earth Day by holding an electronic recycling fundraiser at its ReStore in Appleton. Organizers couldn't have predicted the six-hour event would yield 84 tons of recycling material, everything from televisions to phones. "I don't know...

CIO.com has a good little primer intended to uncover the truth behind myths about job references and background checks, some of which really surprised me. The article is written by Jeffrey Shane who works for a professional reference checking service (Allison & Taylor), so it...