Author: WTN News

The economic stimulus package passed earlier this year will provide a $6.8 billion windfall to the wireless communications industry, projects ABI Research. In a report released Tuesday, ABI says the government will spend $6.8 billion for "wireless communications upgrades and new deployments" over the next two...

At the recent Digital Healthcare Conference 2009 in Madison, several healthcare executives from University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics along with venture capital investor John Byrnes of Mason Wells answered questions and discussed the role that technology will play in improving the quality of health...

Steve Clark compares the promise of the biotech industry with both the financial realities and the production realities. He cites the sobering study done by a professor at Harvard Business School, Gary Pisano, that compares the financial and productivity data for 293 publicly held...

Toni Sikes, an entrepreneur who built the nation’s largest online arts retailer from a warehouse on Madison’s near East Side, will receive the sixth annual “Seize the Day” award at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference. The award, which celebrates entrepreneurial leaders who have been crucial to Wisconsin’s...

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Venture Investors’ Managing Director Winslow Sargeant, Ph.D. to a key administration post as Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Small Business Administration. Dr. Sargeant is currently Managing Director at Venture Investors LLC, a venture capital firm that is...

The graduating class of 2009 is entering the worst entry-level job market since the dot-com bust with many colleges and universities reporting declines in on-campus recruiting of up to 50 percent. Jobs are hard to come by and competition will most likely come from much...

Big IT projects sometimes go wrong in spectacular ways, with some common themes running through the disaster stories like fault lines. What goes wrong when things go wrong? What follows may not be suitable for younger audiences: post-mortems of several IT projects that turned ugly....

Amazon's S3 cloud storage service has a new option, called AWS Import/Export, for quickly uploading large amounts of information to its datacenters. It uses a well-developed, multimodal content delivery network that can transmit terabytes of data faster than a T-3 leased line....

During the course of a normal business day, Gregg Feinerman likes to send out Twitter updates. He's just like tens of millions of folks around the country. But there's a difference: Feinerman is a Lasik eye surgeon. "All the people working in our office are doing it,...