Author: WTN News

Last week the New York Times reported that the FDA put a clinical hold on Geron's pioneering human embryonic stem cell (ESC) trial—before the first patient could be enrolled. In what was to be the world's first clinical test of ESCs, Geron planned to differentiate...

IBM has filed a patent for a system that would allow couch potatoes to access social media sites like Facebook and Twitter without having to leave the comfort of their easy chairs. The patent, filed earlier this year but unearthed only last week by bloggers, describes...

Are online user reviews better when they are written in the heat of the moment or after the writer has returned to the home computer and had some time to cool off? That is the question facing review sites like Yelp and Citysearch when they...

Question: How effective is social networking for B2B (industrial) marketing?
Answer: Social media can be a powerful tool for B2B marketers and business owners. It can be used effectively to monitor prospects, drive referrals; create new business opportunities; and attract the right talent and more…...

A couple of friends and I recently met for beers at Slattery's and I paid the bill with a USAirways MasterCard from Barclays Bank. So imagine my surprise a couple days later when I got an email message from USAirways bearing the subject line, "How...

Citrix and Xen.org are planning to roll out a strategy for a open-source cloud computing platform based on the Xen virtualization hypervisor. The announcement will come on the first day of VMware’s VMworld show. The Xen Cloud Platform will compete directly with VMware’s vCloud offering,...

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. This investment-prospectus lingo has never been more apt for business in general than in this post-financial-meltdown, pre-recovery economy. Yet now more than ever, top executives, corporate directors, and financial markets want no surprises. So it's pretty clear...

Amazon has launched a new endeavor that integrates traditional IT infrastructure with its EC2 cloud service. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud allows IT to connect to an isolated set of AWS resources to a data center using a VPN connection. Minus all the acronyms, that means...

Matt Storms interviewed Scott Button, Managing Director of Venture Investors, a venture capital firm in Madison, Wisconsin. In this audio podcast of their conversation, Scott elaborates on the stage and industry focus of Venture Investors and their Venture Igniter program. He also describes...