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Continuing on his relentless drive to convince city fathers to "get it" on the subject of broadband, columnist James Carlini will be the keynote speaker in October in Milwaukee at "Justice - Media - Wireless (Wi-Fi) & You." In his latest edition of Carlini's Comments,...

Digital capability no longer is a nice thing to have, it's a must thing to have for businesses in a host of industries. But while competitive threats and business capital spending are on the rise, the latter still is a lower percentage of GNP than...

The Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) of the Medical College of Wisconsin has entered into a $6 million contract to collect and maintain a standardized database of marrow and cord blood transplants performed in the United States. The CIBMTR collects outcome...

The state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation have reached an agreement that could boost the state's biotechnology industry, giving Wisconsin a competitive advantage over states like California. However, a consumer watchdog group in the Golden State said the announcement is a tantamount...

When it comes to jobs, Wisconsin's story is largely a tale of two states, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. In much of the state, the economy is strong and the largest problem facing businesses is finding enough qualified workers. In Milwaukee and some...

University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Dan Rooney has created a thriving company from the ground up, using soil data as his starting point. With no outside investments, Earth Information Technologies now employs 25 highly educated professionals and does work for agricultural, military, and healthcare agencies....

ConjuGon, Inc., a Madison-based biopharmaceutical firm, has received a $730,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Army to further develop its treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. The company's efforts should help injured soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan....

The woman who brought us Take Your Daughter to Work Day has sparked another national campaign, this time to produce one million women business owners with at least $1 million in annual revenue. With about 245,000 women of such distinction in the United States, Nell...

Merge eMed, the radiology arm of Merge Healthcare, has released the latest version of its business and clinical workflow solution, which is designed to improve the business operation of hospitals and clinics. Its success in helping healthcare organizations achieve profitable business growth would help the...

It takes two to tango, and the number of recent pharmaceutical mergers and acquisitions indicates that Big Pharma companies have had few problems finding dance partners. Michael Rosen's latest version of Yer Biotech Blues chronicles all these technological two-steps, and signals a changing of the...