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Origin Investment Group has provided $200,000 in angel capital to eContractorBids.com, an Onalaska-based service that allows business and government entities to solicit bids from local contractors. The LaCrosse-based Origin Investment Group was established with the support of the Small Business Development Center based at the...

The Seattle-based Avanade, Inc., citing an emerging customer base in Milwaukee, has opened an office in the Milwaukee Center on Kilbourn Avenue. The company had been serving metropolitan Milwaukee clients through its Chicago office....

Ed Delaporte, the former director of information technology for Electrolux Home Care Products North America, has been appointed vice president of information technology for the Gehl Company, a West Bend manufacturer of construction and farm equipment....

Okay investors, you have a choice of placing your venture capital bet on one of two companies, each developing a promising therapy for prostrate cancer. Which do you choose? WTN columnist Steven Clark offers an example of how a good scientific understanding of emerging...

Michael Rosen recounts travel in Canada from a biotech and pharma point of view, plus the fruits of his research. Canada is a major U.S. trading partner, and Rosen argues that with the economic expansion of the European Union, the United States needs to look...

The original Star Wars was groundbreaking in many aspects, including its use of Dolby's four-channel surround sound. So stunning was the sound that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences created an award for sound effects director Ben Burtt. But the dramatic improvement in...

John Byrnes, executive managing director of Mason Wells, explains the Milwaukee Institute, which is building computing resources and tools for shared use by researchers. He hopes the institute will provide a base for large-scale research projects of national importance, and goes over some of the...

Failing to understand data privacy could cause CIOs and other managers headaches like sanctions and redesigns, writes lawyer Mark Foley. When data privacy laws collide with enterprise human resources information systems, even simple reports or data access can involve cross-border data transfers under multiple jurisdictions....

Third Wave Technologies announced on Thursday a strategic partnership with DCL Medical Laboratories, in Indianapolis, a reference laboratory focused on women's health. DCL will partner with Third Wave on product development, demonstration and marketing....

PublicRoutes, an online maps and direction site that comes up with routes that use public transportation, has added Madison and Milwaukee to its list of supported cities. Using a presentation similar to other mapping systems with driving directions, such as Google Maps, PublicRoutes presents directions...