Author: WTN News

The latest report from the Kauffman Foundation reaffirms what most people already know: Wisconsin as a whole is not a hub for starting and growing a business. The key words there are “as a whole,” because while parts of Wisconsin are desperately short on startups and...

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft… and now, Yahoo.The onetime leader of all things Internet is just the latest large tech company to enter the bot and messaging fray. Today, Yahoo unveiled three bots for the Kik platform: @yahoonews; @yahooweather; and @MonkeyPets, a virtual emoji-loving companion....

Vice President Joe Biden unveiled the precision medicine database on Monday, speaking at its operations center at the University of Chicago. The project, named Genomic Data Commons, is a National Cancer Institute initiative and is central to the National Cancer Moonshot and Precision Medicine Initiative. Funding...

U.S. consumers still resist the notion of self-driving cars, according to a University of Michigan study released on Monday, the latest sign that investors and automakers may be rushing into a business where demand is limited at best. General Motors’ recent acquisition of Silicon Valley startup...

Alphabet’s Google announced it has opened up its Internet of Things (IoT) protocol for its Nest systems, as competition with Amazon for smart home market share heats up. As reported by the Motley Fool, Google launched its first open-source foray for Nest’s Thread protocol, which paves...