Author: WTN News

Ever wonder if the network cabling within your commercial building is substandard or the network connectivity coming into your building is obsolete? Commercial buildings have lost value in the current economy. What most appraisers as well as owners don't even measure is the technology within...

For the past month, some Mac OS X users have been reporting their personal data missing after logging into their guest accounts, and Apple now says it's working on finding a fix. "We are aware of the issue, which occurs only in extremely rare cases, and...

The patient portal launched in July 2007 at the Mayo Clinic was running smoothly until bedlam broke loose last December. The Medfusion system was on overload due to the software company's rapid growth, and for a month or so, online access was sporadic. Such are the growing...

According to statistics compiled by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the nation's third largest research university as measured by dollars spent on research. The most recent NSF ranking show UW-Madison lagging only Johns Hopkins University and the University of California at...

Fair use analysis is about as complex as determining whether an older work is protected by copyright. There are hundreds of cases that analyze and apply the fair use factors, including an analysis of the purpose and character of the use, the nature of the...

The University of Wisconsin System was awarded nearly $83 million n stimulus funds, with UW - Madison commanding the majority of that money, receiving $75.5 million for its 236 projects. With more than 800 grant applications submitted from UW - System faculty and staff, Director...

Wisconsin and Manitoba, Canada, have entered into an agreement that promotes a working relationship between Wisconsin and Manitoba and builds upon current efforts to advance emerging technologies and enhance the mid-continent knowledge “IQ” corridor. Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Manitoba Premier Gary Doer signed the memorandum...

The way traffic moves over the Internet has changed radically in the last five years, according to a new report, and few people have realized it. Arbor Networks measures network performance for its customers, but it has also used its vantage point to look at overall...

The US Department of Energy said today it will spend $32 million on a project that will deploy a large cloud computing test bed with thousands of Intel Nehalem CPU cores and explore commercial offerings from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Ultimately the project, known...

Earlier this year I proposed that the good ol' predictable days of "aligning IT with the business" have come and gone, and that such an approach has become counterproductive and career-threatening. Since then, a series of factors--from the withering global economy to the relentless demands...