Author: WTN News

Future technologists are on the way for IT labor-starved Wisconsin businesses. This June, fourteen Madison area high school students will receive Certificates of Graduation for completing an intensive information technology training program through the University of Wisconsin-Madison called the Information Technology Academy....

Most U.S. companies seem to have focused their growth efforts on China and India, but columnist Michael Rosen wants to remind them about Brazil. Rosen was dazzled by what he saw during a recent visit to Sao Paulo, and in this edition of Yer Biotech...

When will people realize that the network infrastructure of the United States is not a drum for socialism, but a much more critical instrument to strategically position and sustain this country in the world economy? asks columnist James Carlini. A national broadband policy should not...

Companies in western Wisconsin and the Twin Cities will combine to develop bio-device products and capitalize on opportunities in the rapidly growing orthobiologics market. BioE, a St. Paul biomedical firm that is trying to impact medicine via cord blood-derived stem cells, and Phillips Plastics, which...

It's generally a good idea to use a Private Placement Memorandum, or PPM, when offering securities to investors. In this edition of Private Placements, Michael Best & Friedrich attorneys Matt Storms and Dan Ghoca explain the content and the benefits of PPMs, including protection against...

Does anybody want to pay for Web-based services? Columnist Chris Shipley poses that question as she comments on the fate of Famster.com, which has moved to a subscription-only business model. In this edition of DEMO Letter, she hopes Famster becomes a model for user-paid Web...

There are many federal bills introduced to speed the adoption of electronic health records, and the latest sets aside money for such development in rural hospitals. The Health Information Technology Act of 2007, introduced by Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Olympia Snowe, would provide $4 billion...