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"I agree on the one condition it's not going to be a girl power post, ok"? That's what Gali Ross requested when I asked to profile her for TechCrunch. So this isn't going to be a 'girl power' post, but the fact of the matter...

he Internet Society has tapped a precursor to the modern Internet - built under the leadership of a University of Wisconsin-Madison computer science professor - for the 2009 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award. Computer Science Network (CSNET), was built in the early 1980s to bring together...

TomoTherapy Incorporated, producer of the Hi·Art® treatment system for advanced radiation therapy, announced that the quarter 2009 revenue was $41.1 million, a decrease of 21% from $52.0 million in the second quarter of 2008. For the second quarter, the company posted a net loss of...

Silicon Valley’s money-making engine is stalled as technology start-ups find it harder to sell themselves or go public. Part of the blame, entrepreneurs and investors say, falls on the big investment banks. Even if a start-up ready to go public attracts the attention of the big...

The indiscriminate use of a popular online data-sharing technology has led to the disclosure of sensitive government and personal information -- including FBI surveillance photos of a Mafia hit man, lists of people with HIV, and motorcade routes and safe-house locations for then-first lady Laura...

When we first wrote about American Well, a start-up that offers doctor visits over a Web cam, a number of the Bits readers suggested that the service seemed well-suited to visits with therapists. The military will soon use American Well to do just that....

For companies that go public, how do those that were backed primarily by angel investors fare against those primarily backed by venture capitalists? That was one of the questions addressed in a working paper recently published by two professors from the University of New Hampshire....

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's nearly $840 million research portfolio, one of the top three in the country, will become even larger as federal agencies begin to dole out new stimulus grants. Already, 90 awards totaling more than $26.5 million have been made to UW-Madison faculty under...

IT vendors have tried going around the CIO and straight to top business executives or specific business-line managers to sell their wares. But who has the most influence? Forrester Research asked almost 1,000 enterprise decision-makers in North America and Europe to find out. Read full article>> ...