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Washington (MarketWatch) - U.S. nonfarm payrolls plunged by an astonishing 533,000 in November, the worst job loss in 34 years, the Labor Department reported Friday. It's only the fourth time in the past 58 years that payrolls have fallen by more than 500,000 in a month....

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest - the nation's first statewide, tech-based business plan competition - is accepting entries online for the 2009 competition. Entries will be accepted Friday through 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2009. The contest's Grand Prize is worth...

Giving more money to K-12 education, without fixing its strategic direction, is like spending more money to build another Titanic after the first one sank, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini’s Comments, he predicts public education will be the next entity to...

Madison, Wis. - An analysis of information breach incidents by J. Campana & Associates reveals that U.S. public sector data breaches account for over half of all the reported information security breaches, a disproportionately high number of security breach incidents because the public sector makes...

In rolling out a new hosted Internet telephony service, TDS Telecom is betting that today's difficult economic conditions will prompt business customers to invest in technology efficiencies, especially because that investment involves a monthly charge and no capital costs. It's one of TDS's top business...

In the weeks since Congress passed the largest financial rescue package in the nation's history, many have openly wondered if it was really necessary. That hue and cry grew louder when Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced he would scrap the government's original plan to buy...

Madison, Wis. - A ground-breaking study to assess the global competitiveness of Wisconsin manufacturers reveals that Next Generation Manufacturing strategies are a powerful catalyst for world-class performance and success. More than 500 manufacturers responded to the Wisconsin Next Generation Manufacturing Study, which was conducted by...

In developing the Knowledge Economy, don't forget to promote women-led businesses, which now represent an estimated 40 percent of private business in America, notes Ayla Annac, southwest regional director for the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Network. In this WTN guest column, Annac says encouraging high-potential women entrepreneurs...