Author: WTN News

Madison's Promega Corp. has entered into an agreement with the California-based MultiSpan to combine their technologies and improve the testing of drug candidates. The companies hope to develop solutions that will reduce assay development time on certain drugs from months to days. ...

Demographics and other forces that point to an IT labor shortage are pretty well locked in, according to workforce experts. Beginning in 2009, the workforce will stop growing, a trend that will take hold for the next 20 years and challenge the creativity of information...

In a live Webcast on Jan. 17, the Wisconsin Heart Hospital will present a live, off-pump coronary artery bypass graft procedure. The 75-minute Webcast will feature cardiothoracic surgeon Husam Balkhy and colleagues from Tennessee and Texas, and will answer viewers' e-mail questions submitted live during...

Fiserv has announced the hiring of Richard Jones as executive vice president and chief information officer. Jones, who will report to the CEO, will have oversight responsibility for global infrastructure, technology governance, and technology resources. ...

Metavante Technologies has agreed to acquire the London-based Nomad Payments for $58 million. Nomad provides prepay and debit card processing services and software, and will give Metavante a strong presence in the European market. ...