Author: WTN News

University of Wisconsin scientists are known for their robust research, and now they have a computer network to match. The university has launched a new research network that is one million times the capacity of a typical home broadband connection. ...

DeForest, Wis. - Wisconsin's first large-scale biodiesel plant has officially opened with a capacity to produce 20 million gallons per year. Sanimax Energy will operate the plant and produce 60,000 gallons of biodiesel per day from a variety of different raw materials, including beef tallow. The...

As part of his tax awareness campaign during the month of April, State Sen. Ted Kanavas is blasting higher phone taxes proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle. The tax increase is part of the proposed 2007-09 state budget. ...

For companies that are hunting for that sometimes elusive angel or venture capital, it all comes down to the term sheet, according to Private Placements columnist Matt Storms. He devotes the latest installment of this capital raising advice column to the finer points of the...

It's difficult to find attorneys in Wisconsin who are willing to comment on the stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, but WTN has located a couple of patent experts who have some encouraging news from WARF's perspective. Despite a strong challenge...

The technology industry in Dane County saw its largest single-year job increase in recent years, and its ranks grew to 510 businesses, according to the 2007 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies. The annual directory lists technology businesses in 12 industry clusters, and shows...

Judy Lemke, executive vice president and CIO for the Green Bay-based Schneider National, doesn't have to worry much about establishing boardroom credibility. Lemke, who was recruited by Schneider after she had retired in the Twin Cities, came to the company with boardroom "cred," and now...

John Gee, a technology executive with a background in the Bay Area technology industry, is the new president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin. He succeeds William C. Mortimore, who has been serving in an interim capacity....

Embryonic stem cell legislation is back on the Congressional agenda as the Senate debates the merits of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007. In a letter to senators, Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle urged passage of the legislation, which has already passed the House...