Author: WTN News

The calendar says we are well on our way to winter, but for many technology companies, orders are starting to bloom like flowers after a spring rain. Strong and steady improvement, economists say, would suggest that the United States is truly emerging from the Great Recession....

It used to be that business owners often struggled to afford advertising for their products or services. Google AdWords has changed that by offering an inexpensive way to spread the word. But if you don’t do some careful planning, you can easily find yourself spending...

A scathing legislative audit released Tuesday shows Virginia's outsourcing of a massive $2 billion computer upgrade has been so troubled that core government services have been disrupted but that canceling the contract could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars. The problems have affected...

Regulations and technical limitations pose challenges in the federal government's move to "Government 2.0," the trend of Web-enabling government data and processes, Andrew McLaughlin, deputy CTO for Internet policy, said in a speech today in Washington, D.C. Several issues come into play as the...

In its search for fugitives, the FBI has begun using facial-recognition technology on millions of motorists, comparing driver's license photos with pictures of convicts in a high-tech analysis of chin widths and nose sizes. The project in North Carolina has already helped nab at least one...

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C a Wisconsin law firm with offices in Milwaukee and Madison, has hired Paul J. Eberle to become the Chief Executive of the firm. Eberle a founder and past president and CEO of Milwaukee- based computer reseller, consultant and system's integrator Capital...

Applied Management Systems, a full-service healthcare management consulting firm, recently released its annual list of top healthcare trends for 2010. Trends like larger IT budgets and market growth spell good news for healthcare technology companies. Channel Insider takes a look at the top trends and...

A $54 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow Kaiser Permanente to conduct health research on public and clinical health areas using its electronic health record database. "Kaiser Permanente is proud to be part of what President Obama called the 'single largest...

Things are getting better for entrepreneurs, according to data released Tuesday by information services provider Chubby Brain. Venture investment hit a multi-year low in the first quarter of 2009, reaching $5.3 billion in the second quarter and jumping a respectable 14 percent to $6.1 billion in...

The education industry is on the cusp of being massively disrupted by innovation in Web technology. Like other industries prior, it would like to pretend that it can weather the storm and continues business as usual, with only minor tweaking. We all know how that...