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The Upper Midwest, led by Chicago, can forget about hosting the Olympic Games if the region insists on being backward when it comes to high-speed broadband deployment, warns columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he points out that troubled municipal Wi-Fi projects,...

The recent controversy over GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia has once again put the Food & Drug Administration in Congressional crosshairs. In Part I of a MedTech Futures column on the FDA approval process, Dr. Ogan Gurel suggests that safety-minded FDA employees be taken more seriously. ...

Angel investments in early-stage Wisconsin companies topped $100 million last year, but the average size of the Wisconsin angel deal - $2.2 million - has at least one observer wondering if some angels are taking the place of venture investors in follow-up rounds. Just over...

The day after securing $2 million in angel funding from two Wisconsin investment funds, TrafficCast has added a transportation executive to its Board of Directors. Paul Schneider of Schneider National in Green Bay will add transportation logistics expertise to the Madison-based provider of digital traffic...

Scolding Republican critics of his biofuels program, Gov. Jim Doyle has urged the Legislature to advance a proposal to grant $30 million in state funds to companies that develop alternative energy. The proposal is stalled in the Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance. ...

When it comes to managing e-documents, there is a legal recognition that sometimes they have to be destroyed, notes Michael Best & Friedrich attorney Juan Ramirez. As he explains in this second guest column on e-discovery, there is limited safe harbor protection in the event...