Author: WTN News

EDS futurist Jeff Wacker, the keynote speaker at last week's Wisconsin Early-Stage Symposium, thinks he knows how companies will deal with projected information technology labor shortages. This is his boldest prediction, and it's packaged in this second part of a WTN Visions interview along with...

Tom Koulopoulos didn't have to stay home to have the customer service experience from heck; no, Tom had to go around the world (to South Korea) for this episode involving his cell phone. In this edtion of the Innovation Zone, he finds common ground...

Sonic Foundry's annual revenues totaled $16.7 million, or 33 percent year-over-year growth, but the company also reported a loss of loss of $6.4 million or $0.18 per share in fiscal 2007. The company, which manufactures the MediaSite communications tool, continues to sell mostly to educational...

Angel investing often is the first money coming into a young company, and although it is a large segment of overall venture capital, it hasn't been tracked as closely. That's beginning to change, according to columnist Michael Rosen, and in this edition of Yer Biotech...

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...