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In the view of venture investors and others in the technology community, Wisconsin Act 255, the law designed to spur greater venture investment in Wisconsin companies, is a good model with significant room for improvement. The Wisconsin Technology Council has made recommendations designed to...

Despite a Congressional makeover that would appear to lesson worries of net neutrality proponents, the chief executive of one of the leading online communities is still worried about the influence of large cable and phone companies. Jim Buckmaster, CEO of Craigslist, said certain interests would...

At the start of the new year, Dave Wittwer will succeed the retiring James Barr as the CEO of TDS Telecom, and lead the company's transformation from a traditional phone company to a broadband provider of Internet and entertainment service. Barr is retiring after 17...

Good people want to do the right thing when they leave a company, observes columnist James Carlini, but sometimes their employers won't allow them to. In this installment of Carlini's Comments, he states flatly that the two-week notice no longer is required, especially if the...

The electrification of check payments is a growing trend among small and mid-sized banks, and thanks to a business unit of Metavante Corp., a dozen of their larger brethren have joined them. Twelve of the nation's largest 25 banks now are part of the Endpoint...

For the second time in three years, a federal judge has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Madison-based HyperPhrase Technologies, LLC. The first suit was filed against the Microsoft XP Office suite; this time, Google's AdSense and AutoLink products emerged victorious in what...

Companies that don't act to protect their trademarks, even when they are unknowingly used by entities in other regions of the country, run the risk of losing their legal rights to them, according to Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this latest version of Early Stage,...