Author: WTN News

Organizers call them “unconferences,” but don't let that amusing nickname for technology BarCamps fool you. There is still plenty of technology talk, and there are two opportunities for Wisconsin technologists to engage in it - the forthcoming BarCamp Madison, and this summer's national BarCamp USA...

When it comes to technology, the British are more like Boston than Silicon Valley, as DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley has found on her trip across the pond. While getting a snapshot of the U.K. entrepreneurial scene, she has heard not one word about Web...

Third Wave Technologies reported a smaller net loss in 2006, and continues to grow its clinical diagnostic revenue and overall revenue, according to a year-end financial report. The company's $18.9 million loss, which translates to 45 cents per share, compares to the $22.3 million loss...

The capital markets are warming to technologies that are eco-friendly, and they are prepared to pick the winners, whether it be solar over biomass or ethanol over biodiesel, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Wisconsin and other states that provide the framework to encourage...

If you took a survey of CEOs about what they would like in a CIO, it would be someone that can consistently deliver results on time and on budget, according to Mike Sauk, vice president and CIO of University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. No...

In a move that addresses a critical need of shippers, RedPrairie Corp. has agree to purchase and GEOCOMtms, a fleet management software company based in Quebec City. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is expected to close by the end of February....

What do CIOs want from their chief executive officers? It's a question that turns the tables a bit on CEO expectations, but as the CEO-CIO relationship becomes increasingly vital to the success of business organizations, that issue is becoming just as important as what CEOs...

GenTel BioSciences has raised an additional $500,000 in angel capital to accommodate a new collaboration with a large pharmaceutical company, which officially will be announced next month. The commitment brings to $2 million the amount of capital raised from two Wisconsin investment networks. ...

In Wisconsin, a debate over opening the market for “video franchising” involves cities that want to collect fees from AT&T, just as they have collected fees from cable companies, to support local access channels. Instead of clinging to regulatory frameworks that lock them into an...