Author: WTN News

The recent downturn in the economy has had a considerable impact on working men as the industries traditionally dominated by men are reeling from the current recession. While college-educated women may be the biggest benefactors, will this lead to the disappearance of the glass ceiling?...

Small businesses could get more than tax relief from the federal economic stimulus plan, which will grant $730 million in funding to the U.S. Small Business Administration for financing programs. Herbert Austin, director of the SBA's Dallas-Fort Worth district office, said the funds will unlock more...

On March 3, 2009, the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary committees introduced companion bills that would reform the patent laws of the United States. A press conference was held to emphasize the importance of passing this legislation. These bills are part of the...

PHOENIX – The economic stimulus funding for healthcare IT was a major topic of the Western States Health-e Connection Summit & Trade Show, which wrapped up March 3, at the Phoenix Convention Center. David Sayen, regional administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Region...

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama called healthcare IT the "low hanging fruit" on healthcare reform and an area in which Republicans and Democrats could find common ground. His comments came during Thursday's healthcare reform summit at the White House, which brought together a bipartisan mix...

Calling all entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs-in-the-making! If you have a dream of starting a business someday, especially if it is a potentially high-growth business, new resources are coming on stream that will help you realize your goal. BizStarts Milwaukee, a group I helped found and lead, is launching...

Facebook has a chief privacy officer, but I doubt that the position will exist 10 years from now. That’s not because Facebook is hell-bent on stripping away privacy protections, but because the popularity of Facebook and other social networking sites has promoted the sharing of...

Identity thefts soared in 2008, and now 2009 is shaping up to be another banner year for phishers, hackers and other ID thieves. According to a new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nonprofit set up to support and educate consumers on identity...