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A local computer network products company is closing, putting 62 people out of work in April. Emerson Network Power Embedded Computing, 8310 Excelsior Drive, plans to start laying people off April 6 and continue through April 20. Read full article>>...

The market for bringing healthcare data from disparate sources into one view is growing by leaps, according to a new study from KLAS, a healthcare research firm based in Orem, Utah. The study notes that software giant Microsoft is rapidly expanding its footprint in what...

Columnist Michael Rosen states that although there was gloom in the overall VC landscape, one bright spot was the CleanTech, a relative newcomer to the categories of investment. CleanTech includes: alternative energy, pollution and recycling, power supplies, and conservation. In this edition of Yer Biotech...

MILWAUKEE – Governor Doyle announced today that the Charter Street Heating Plant in Madison will be capable of burning 100% biomass thanks to a new biomass boiler to be installed at the plant. "Wisconsin has the biomass resources necessary to make bio-based power a real option...

Forward Wisconsin, which uses public and private funds to promote the state for business expansions, is ending 25 years of selling Wisconsin to out-of-state executives. Forward will transfer its marketing functions to the state Department of Commerce, which can do it more efficiently, Commerce Secretary Richard...

If there’s a fundamental mistake made by CIOs in dealing with CFOs it’s going into meetings talking CIO talk—clouds, SaaS, virtualization—and not getting that the CFO may not understand and, critically, may not care at all. A CFO’s primarily workplace deliverable is not staying on...

Over the past two days I've been attending sessions at the Security Practitioners Conference, which is run as a component of The Open Group Conference in San Diego. Much of the content yesterday focused on security in the cloud, with bigwigs from Salesforce.com, Amazon Web...

The Wisconsin Legislature will have a lot to think about this year, mainly the worst economy in decades, as it puts together the 2009-11 state budget. One of those things will be the rate of technology transfer from “gown to town,” which was a focus...

John Senne is one of the lucky ones. He got the news that his team at Torex, a global point-of-sale systems provider based in Chicago, was being eliminated in mid-January. Senne, who supported the sales group by building demos of POS systems for potential new...