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Sverre Roang has asked his colleague, Lisa Lange, to let us know about an interesting wrinkle in the economic stimulus plan (also known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which we will refer to in this column as the "Recovery Act") that could be...

Dynaflow™ 2.0 combines TrafficCast’s flow information with Westwood One Metro Traffic’s real-time incident data for industry’s most advanced traffic information system LAS VEGAS and MADISON - TrafficCast International Inc., a leading provider of digital traffic data and travel time forecasting, today announced that it will...

With a pledge to do their share to transform healthcare and help combat chronic disease, the CEOs of General Electric and Intel announced Thursday a partnership focused on the home health monitoring market. Together the companies will invest $250 million over five years to market...

Webroot has uncovered adware that targets the Firefox platform. The malware resembles DNSChanger, a common DNS hijacking threat, but operates differently. Instead of hacking the registry to change DNS, the new variant throws a DLL into the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\components directory and therefore runs inside the...

CHICAGO – What enduring projects are we spending the stimulus money on and what skill sets are we trying to save? Every state and local legislature should be asking those questions as they look at spending this money. Unfortunately, many are taking a 1950s approach...

Can a non-profit consortium tackle some of healthcare's biggest issues? Dossia aims to find out -- with Wal-Mart as a key testing environment. Reducing healthcare costs and inefficiencies by providing electronic health records to individuals has long been one of those goals that keep receding into...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Ron Kind (D - WI) as Legislator of the Year for 2008-2009.  “Congressman Kind has distinguished himself as a strong leader for policy that will help our nation's biotechnology sector thrive and...

Five regional businesses awarded funds to attend the world’s largest biotechnology convention Madison Region - Thrive, the economic development enterprise for the eight-county Madison Region, has designated five Madison Region companies for awards in its pilot BIO Partnering Grant program. Grants totaling $9,000 will enable...

Legislation that would create a national cyber security czar reporting directly to the White House was introduced April 1 by U.S. Senators John D. Rockefeller (D-WVA) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME). The new position would serve as the government's top official on all cyber security matters,...