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Does anyone believe the major presidential candidates could wax eloquently on high-speed broadband without a lot of coaching from their handlers? Columnist James Carlini doubts it very much, yet he noted that they may want to get up to speed and embrace this issue and...

Responding to customer requests for enhanced radiology group productivity, the financially troubled Merge Healthcare plans to introduce a new teleradiology product and service. The tools, called Merge Teleread and Consult PreReads, will hit the market in the first quarter of 2008....

Centrose, LLC and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have received an additional $150,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation to fund a joint effort aimed at lowering the toxic affects and increasing the potency of cancer-fighting drugs. ...

Scientific teams in Wisconsin and Japan have developed an ethically uncomplicated method of turning human skin cells into cells that behave like embryonic stem cells. The development, described by stem cell researcher Jamie Thomson as a game-changing event, could have significant scientific and political fallout...

Midwestern guvs met in Milwaukee last week to work on slashing greenhouse gases, but that will take a healthy business climate, not just putting ink to paper, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he writes that technology and the markets...

More than a year earlier than expected, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has exceeded its $100 million fund-raising goal as part of the Campaign for UWM. The campaign is part of a reorganization of research activities and has resulted in the largest total amount of external...

Widgets of the web variety have been created for personal computing, but like other online social tools they have applications in the enterprise as well. In this edition of Buzz Networks, columnist Paul Gibler recommends them as a way to disseminate your message, build your...

The future of technology is a difficult thing to predict, but the fact that several previous forecasts already are strewn along the side of the information super highway doesn't prevent EDS futurist Jeff Wacker from making some bold predictions, or dispensing advice to chief information...

A well-drafted license agreement can be crucial to a start-up firm's successful exploitation of technology, says Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this edition of Early Stage, Boucher notes that the significance of a license agreement extends beyond the licensor and licensee because it may be...

As a means of executive comp, the stock option - particularly the back-dated variety - has landed tech executives and companies in plenty of legal hot water. But in this Guest Column for WTN, attorney Sverre Roang offers some guidance to tech organizations that still...