Author: WTN News

Health care provider Kaiser Permanente has one foot in the future as it works to transform the health care industry with technology. At the Kaiser Permanente Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center in San Leandro, Calif., state-of-the-art gadget testing and innovation is happening throughout...

President Obama wants your advice on how the government should keep its secrets. A month ago, he issued a memorandum directing national security advisers to recommend ways to improve the rules by which records are classified and later opened to the public. Starting Monday, tech-savvy citizens...

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. — General Electric Co. said Friday it will build a $100 million manufacturing technology center in Michigan that will eventually employ about 1,200 workers. The Advanced Manufacturing and Software Technology Center will include a GE research and development facility with scientists and engineers who...

A bill in the U.S. Senate that would allow President Barack Obama to shut down parts of the Internet during a cybersecurity crisis will likely be rewritten and needs input from private businesses, said a congressional staff member associated with the legislation. The Cybersecurity Act...

Wisconsin was recently ranked number one in the nation for health care quality by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Wisconsin had the top overall health care quality score among all 50 states based on measures that AHRQ used to evaluate health...

Nowhere in the United States is manufacturing a stronger industry than in Wisconsin. That's why Wisconsin should invest in education, research and technology. The conclusion may appear odd. After all, if the state is to capitalize on manufacturing, why make investments usually associated with ivory towers and...

The Kenosha County community of Pleasant Prairie, home to LakeView Corporate Park and other business parks, hopes to develop an incubator for technology-oriented business start-ups. The 2009-'11 proposed state budget, which is pending in the Legislature, includes a $700,000 grant for what has been dubbed the...

When determining how to protect intellectual property (IP), it can be difficult to decide between trade secrets and patents. To best understand the options, it is useful to recognize the differences between trade secrets and patents, the varying legal and business factors that come into...