Author: WTN News

The Green Bay area will receive one of 10 workforce training grants to be awarded under Gov. Jim Doyle's Emerging Industries Skills Partnership. The state has awarded an $89,000 grant to the Bay Area Workforce Development Board to coordinate training for advanced manufacturing, computer skills,...

Led by Big Pharma's thirst for new biotech products, WTN columnist Michael Rosen reports that biotech financing remains strong despite spotty economic conditions. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen uses information from Wisconsin native and biotech booster Steve Burrill to track some welcome...

It may be five to 10 years before “green gasoline” derived from cellulose sources arrives at the pump, but a recent breakthrough by a former UW-Madison grad student has bypassed several hurdles. Making gasoline from cellulose sources such as switchgrass or poplar trees grown as...

For its support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve, Fiserv has won the “Above and Beyond Award” given by Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense. ESGR recognizes companies that go the extra mile...

After receiving notification that it is not in compliance with the market's minimum bid price rule, Merge Healthcare again faces delisting from the Nasdaq Stock Market. The rule requires that shares of common stock close at a per share bid price of more than $1...

Within the commercial real estate markets, those commercial buildings that lack “IQ,” or broadband connectivity, will lose tenants and overall value over the next five years, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains how to measure a building's IQ....

Susan Carlson, who has served as director of operations for the WiCell Research Institute, has left WiCell to pursue opportunities in educational publishing. WiCell, a non-profit organization and a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, was established in 1999 to advance stem cell research...

Weakening economic conditions in the United States are having no impact on global information technology spend, but American CIOs are reporting spending declines on the homefront, according to a recent survey of global CIOs by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that far from dragging down...

RedPrairie Corp. said its customers will gain robust map rendering capabilities for efficient transportation and fleet management as a result of its new partnership with Telogis, a provider of location-based services and software....