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EDUCAUSE's latest White Paper on America's lack of broadband does not shed light on the real issues, argues James Carlini, who can safely be described as a champion for the highest possible broadband speeds. As he notes in this edition of Carlini's Comments, most state...

Depending on your perspective, the IT worker shortage is either a fact that is complicating life for technology directors, or a fiction born out of an unwillingness of companies to pay technology workers what they earned before the tech bubble burst. In any event, Wausau...

The sentiment that our healthcare system is “broken” appears to be universally shared, at least on the Democratic side of the aisle, notes columnist Ogan Gurel. In this editon of Med Tech Futures, Dr. Gurel explains why the health insurance system actually is more logical...

The joke about football is that it features the two most disliked aspects of modern life - violence and committee meetings. In this edition of Contemporary Working, Melanie Holmes, who taped the Super Bowl so she could fast-forward to the commercials, knows that just like...

New York-based ProHEALTH Care Associates has invested $4.4 million in GE Healthcare's Centricity, the company's electronic medical record system, and other healthcare information technology. GE Healthcare, a $17 billion unit of General Electric Co., will provide its EMR to a healthcare organization that serves 750,000...

NeuWave Medical, a Madison-based medical device company, has landed $4.5 million in venture capital from Venture Investors and individual investors, and lured executive Laura King away from GE Healthcare. The early-stage company has developed a needle like probe to deliver microwave power and destroy tumors,...

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Intel Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The lawsuit claims that Intel's widely used Core 2 Duo processor...

The state of Wisconsin has launched Voter Public Access, a new program to provide online assistance to voters, in advance of the Feb. 19 presidential primary. According to the state's Government Accountability Board, Voter Public Access will provide voters with a new means of obtaining...