Author: WTN News

It may be five to 10 years before “green gasoline” derived from cellulose sources arrives at the pump, but a recent breakthrough by a former UW-Madison grad student has bypassed several hurdles. Making gasoline from cellulose sources such as switchgrass or poplar trees grown as...

For its support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve, Fiserv has won the “Above and Beyond Award” given by Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense. ESGR recognizes companies that go the extra mile...

After receiving notification that it is not in compliance with the market's minimum bid price rule, Merge Healthcare again faces delisting from the Nasdaq Stock Market. The rule requires that shares of common stock close at a per share bid price of more than $1...

Within the commercial real estate markets, those commercial buildings that lack “IQ,” or broadband connectivity, will lose tenants and overall value over the next five years, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains how to measure a building's IQ....

Susan Carlson, who has served as director of operations for the WiCell Research Institute, has left WiCell to pursue opportunities in educational publishing. WiCell, a non-profit organization and a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, was established in 1999 to advance stem cell research...

Weakening economic conditions in the United States are having no impact on global information technology spend, but American CIOs are reporting spending declines on the homefront, according to a recent survey of global CIOs by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that far from dragging down...

RedPrairie Corp. said its customers will gain robust map rendering capabilities for efficient transportation and fleet management as a result of its new partnership with Telogis, a provider of location-based services and software....

From restricted stock plans to stock appreciation rights to employee stock ownership plans, technology businesses have several options when it comes to retaining and attracting executive talent. In this WTN guest column, Madison attorney Sverre Roang talks about the pluses and minuses of alternatives that...

Wisconsin added more than 1,600 high-tech jobs last year and ranks in the upper half of states in terms of high-tech employment, but still lags behind most other states in terms of the average high-tech wage. On average, technology workers here earn $61,000, which is...

AT&T has announced the launch of its third-generation wireless broadband service in Greater Madison. The telecommunications company said the 3G network will deliver what it calls supercharged mobile access to interactive content and mobile applications as part of the launch, which will take place in...