Author: WTN News

Technology continues to reshape our world, but not without offering tough choices to policy makers, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he addresses recent privacy snafus involving Social Security numbers, the proposed e-scrap law, the plight of the Wisconsin Virtual...

Gov. Jim Doyle is enlisting the services of a Milwaukee-based software developer to get to the bottom of the latest snafus involving the mailing of visible Social Security numbers. Doyle, who is facing growing criticism from legislative opponents for allowing three data breaches in the...

With Wi-Fi struggling to deliver on its promise, TDS Telecommunications Corp. will introduce WiMAX service in Madison next week. WiMAX is one of the newest technological advances in the delivery of high-speed Internet, and the TDS version will offer broadband services to customers that don't...

Madison's Promega Corp. has entered into an agreement with the California-based MultiSpan to combine their technologies and improve the testing of drug candidates. The companies hope to develop solutions that will reduce assay development time on certain drugs from months to days. ...

Demographics and other forces that point to an IT labor shortage are pretty well locked in, according to workforce experts. Beginning in 2009, the workforce will stop growing, a trend that will take hold for the next 20 years and challenge the creativity of information...

In a live Webcast on Jan. 17, the Wisconsin Heart Hospital will present a live, off-pump coronary artery bypass graft procedure. The 75-minute Webcast will feature cardiothoracic surgeon Husam Balkhy and colleagues from Tennessee and Texas, and will answer viewers' e-mail questions submitted live during...