Author: WTN News

Due to business model issues with the BadgerNet Converged Network, more public school districts and libraries are going to private Internet service providers outside the BCN when adding broadwidth to their networks. The BCN's pricing dilemma is raising questions about the viability of its business...

A doctrine that limits the control a patent owner can exert upon a patented product once it has been sold is now being reviewed by the United States Supreme Court. As attorney Grady Frenchick explains, at stake is whether an unrestricted sale of a patented...

Every time columnist Michael Rosen travels to Brazil, he learns something new - usually about biofuels. On his most recent trip, he found more evidence that Brazil has found the cream of the biofuel crop in its abundance of sugar cane. What's even more impressive...

Patient-centric business models are considered part of the solution to the healthcare system's failings, and provider organizations appear more willing than ever to move in that direction. At WTN's recent Digital Healthcare Conference, those in attendance came away with insights on how to gain additional...

The first-ever First Look Forum, to be held during the 2008 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference, will introduce promising university innovations to venture capitalists and other investors. The conference, to be held June 9 and 10 at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, will feature new innovations from researchers...

Before rushing to market with an internally developed technology that works well within their environments, healthcare providers and other organizations are well advised to consider how it will play in Peoria. There are examples, including Marshfield Clinic's electronic medical record, where internally developed IP has...

In the workplace talent chase, there are several differentiators, including the ability to "go green" in today's environmentally conscious world, according to columnist Melanie Holmes. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she notes that technology tools like telecommuting, video conferencing, and webinars can be used...

To keep pace with large-scale manufacturing needs, Cambridge Major will build a new 120,000-square-foot plant next to its Germantown headquarters. The facility, which is scheduled for completion in August of 2009, will contain several manufacturing suites that are capable of making multi-ton quantities of the...

While some bemoan any hype surrounding human embryonic stem cell research, the truth is that we're fast approaching the day when stem cells will be used in experimental threrapies of human diseases, notes columnist Steve Clark. In this edition of Biotech Takes, Clark updates Wisconsinites...