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If commercial or residential buildings lack broadband connectivity, they might start seeing a lack of tenants, observes columnist James Carlini. That's why broadband connectivity is a key economic driver, he asserts in this edition of Carlini's Comments. Just ask the leaders of those rare municipalities...

GWC Technologies of Madison has chosen Biotron Healthcare of Mumbai, India as its exclusive distributor of products in India. The Madison company, which exports products to more than a dozen nations, manufactures label-free arrays used for life-science applications such as proteomics analysis, drug discovery research,...

The weak dollar has played a role in the sluggish U.S. economy, but it also has made American life-science companies a real bargain for foreign investors, according to columnist Michael Rosen. In this edtion of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen explains why American biotechs rarely have...

In Wisconsin, the use of Social Security numbers was identified as the culprit of recent data breaches in state government agencies, but the solution actually lies elsewhere, according to attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, which explores the intersection of information technology...

CalRHIO, a statewide health information exchange system for California, is trying to buck a recent trend of failed regional health information organizations. But is the organization's business model, where beneficiaries pay for patient data transmission, sustainable? President and CEO Don Holmquest, who will appear at...

Platypus Technologies of Madison has announced the appointment of Eric Apfelbach, president and CEO of the Madison-based Virent Energy Systems, to its board of directors. Apfelbach, who also founded another Madison company, Alfalight, was appointed for his combination of scientific and business skills and...

Even though Madison's Third Wave Technologies has reported its 10th consecutive quarter of clinical revenue growth, the company also reported a net loss of $7.6 million, or $0.11 per share, during the first quarter of 2008. The company could soon close the gap because it...

Ten years and 260 graduates later, Madison Area Technical College celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Cisco Networking Academy regional center, a public-private partnership designed to stimulate interest in computer networking careers. Since its inception in 1997, the Cisco academy has served more than 12,000...

Another Madison technology business is reporting higher revneues but another quarterly loss. Sonic Foundry, a rich media webcasting company, saw increases in revnue, billing, and service revenue, but reported a GAAP net loss of $2.3 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, in the second quarter...