Author: WTN News

For most technology and life-science companies, intellectual property is a critical business asset, according to attorney and WTN guest columnist Sverre Roang. He asserts that intellectual property can be worth millions if it's handled the right way; unfortunately, that's a big IF, and entrepreneurs must...

Kristin Kirkconnell, a former senior VP for the Atlanta-based AGL Resources, has been selected as the new senior vice president of information services at American Family Insurance, the nation's third largest property-casualty insurance company. The Madison-based American Family, which has restructured its information services...

On the trip down to the annual SIMposium conference in Orlando this week, I leafed through Time magazine’s commemorative issue on the presidential election (great photos from both campaigns) and was struck by the number of advertisements plugging green IT.. >>Read More ...

A Milwaukee software company has raised $1 million to help it transfer its technology for telling jokes online into professional arenas such as screening job candidates and conducting surveys. >>Read More ...

Cellular Dynamics International, the Madison-based biotechnology company co-founded in 2006 by stem cell research pioneer James Thomson, has received another small business innovation research grant to develop human cardiomyocytes, or heart cells, for drug toxicity screening. The grant, worth nearly $500,000, is the second SBIR...