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Control Data Corp. was one of the pioneering supercomputer firms, known for sustained innovation, and that history recently was recounted in the Twin Cities, according to columnist John P. Katsantonis. In this WTN Guest Column, he writes that the CDC story is one in which...

OpGen and In-Q-Tel, a firm that identifies technology solutions for the U.S. intelligence community, have partnered in what the companies are calling a strategic investment and development agreement. Colin Dykes, OpGen's chief scientific officer, says the agreement is aligned with OpGen's move to deliver stand-alone...

Small business content, and lots of it, has always been the distinguishing characteristic of a Madison-based online publisher, but now - thanks in part to a bit of independence - it will provide its content via additional web-based tools. The Business Owner's Toolkit, supported...

Merge Healthcare says it continues to “weather the storm” caused by the current process of restating financial reports from 2004 to 2006, according to CEO Ken Rardin. Based on the revised numbers, Merge expects to report a decrease in previously reported revenues for 2004, 2005,...

The UW-Madison School of Business has received a gift totaling $80 million from alumni who have formed the Wisconsin Naming Partnership to support the school's mission. The group has provided a naming gift that will preserve the Wisconsin name for at least 20 years, during...

Has John Jazwiec's outspoken nature finally caught up with him? The controversial Jazwiec denies his resignation from RedPrairie Corp. has anything to do with a recent controversy over an alleged home invasion, but he's heading back to the Chicago area after having been replaced as...

Not many of us think about technology as being egalitarian, but WTN columnist Tom Koulopoulos does. In this edition of the Innovation Zone, and just in time to start thinking about holiday philanthropy, he touts Nicholas Negroponte's “One Laptop per Child” initiative because he believes...

Pavilion Technologies software products will be integrated into Rockwell Automation's factory automation suite following its acquisition by the Milwaukee-based firm. Pavilion's management team and employees also will become part of Rockwell's software segment. ...

Recognizing that it's a simple matter of economic survival, some rural communities are moving faster than larger suburbs in trying to plan and build new network infrastructure, notes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he said the result could be that rural...