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Entrepreneurism is naturally contagious. What better way to spread it than through an Inventors and Entrepreneurs (I&E) Club? In January 2003 I was involved in launching Wisconsin's first I&E Club in Juneau County to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in which the...

WASHINGTON – Health spending will hit $2.5 trillion this year, devouring 17.6 percent of the economy, as the White House and Congress consider major changes to the healthcare system, U.S. government economists said on Tuesday. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, known as CMS, forecast...

As the clouds started gathering over the economy this past fall and winter, I heard the drumbeat grow louder from my security contacts who all gave the same warning: layoffs are going to exacerbate security problems. As pink-slipped workers start thinking about looking after number one,...

CUPERTINO, Calif. β€” For the last nine months, Apple has refused to get into specifics about the well-being of its chief executive, Steven P. Jobs, even as he said last month that he was taking a six-month leave of absence to deal with health problems. On...

The telecommunications equipment maker Nortel Networks said Wednesday that it would cut its work force by 3,200 jobs worldwide. The company, based in Canada, said the new round of job cuts would be made over the next several months. The reduction is on top of 1,800...

Two of Obama's claims from the SOTU:     "We invented solar technology, but we've fallen behind countries like Germany and Japan in producing it." and     "I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it." After a period of prolonged study and meditation...

Moral: don't dig yourself into a newsworthy tech hole. Online IT products and services reseller CDW ran a contest last fall called Project Upgrade, sponsored by HP and Microsoft. Small businesses with 50 or fewer employees entered the contest to win $50,000 worth of hardware and...

Eric Griswold doesn't want to say too much about his talking bottle cap. A slip of the tongue about his inexpensive technology might attract copycats. The Milwaukee engineering consultant wants to learn how investors think, however, and network with other entrepreneurs. His solution? For the third year in...