Author: WTN News

What do GPS, high-def TV, and mobile Internet devices have in common? All are among the coveted technologies that will continue to experience big things in 2008, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler offers predictions on what will drive...

Guild.com, a Madison-based online marketplace for artwork, has appointed Lisa Bayne as its new chief executive officer. She succeeds company founder Toni Sikes, who will remain on the Guild.com board and serve as a public spokesperson and artistic advisor....

Recent economic data suggests a slowdown in American economy, and since Wisconsin is not immune, Republican lawmakers have introduced their own economic development package. Dubbed Invest Wisconsin 2.0, the package includes incentives for the construction of green data centers, nanotechnology innovation, and capital gains reinvestment. ...

Manpower's Melanie Holmes, an iPod devotee and life-long learner, will draw on her experience in a new blog that addresses the evolving workplace. Holmes, vice president of World of Work Solutions for Manpower, will seek to communicate a keen understanding of the issues and openness...

The search for a higher quality HPV testing solution continues to be the focus of a patent infringement suit involving Madison's Third Wave Technologies and Digene Corp. Third Wave has lost the latest round of legal outcomes, but still claims an advantage in the wider...

In an attempt to improve its offerings in the area of consumer-driven healthcare payment solutions, Metavante has acquired BenSoft, a San Diego-based provider of solutions for third-party administrators, health plans, and self-administrating employers. Under the terms of the deal, BenSoft's RepayMe product will become part...

Technology continues to reshape our world, but not without offering tough choices to policy makers, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he addresses recent privacy snafus involving Social Security numbers, the proposed e-scrap law, the plight of the Wisconsin Virtual...

Gov. Jim Doyle is enlisting the services of a Milwaukee-based software developer to get to the bottom of the latest snafus involving the mailing of visible Social Security numbers. Doyle, who is facing growing criticism from legislative opponents for allowing three data breaches in the...

With Wi-Fi struggling to deliver on its promise, TDS Telecommunications Corp. will introduce WiMAX service in Madison next week. WiMAX is one of the newest technological advances in the delivery of high-speed Internet, and the TDS version will offer broadband services to customers that don't...