Author: WTN News

A new study from NorthStar Economics, Inc. has highlighted the economic value of the 114 high-tech companies that operate from Madison's University Research Park, and it's considerable. They contribute more than $680 million to the Wisconsin economy on an annual basis....

A number of government laws and regulations require businesses to implement policies, procedures, and training to prevent identity theft. Companies that think they are immune and neglect this potential business risk could face substantial penalties and legal costs, warns guest columnist Joseph Campana....

The acquisition of Berbee Information Networks by a Fortune 500 technology provider puts the Madison-based company in a position to become more of a national player in information technology, according to Berbee CEO Paul Shain. With its new affiliation with CDW Corp., Berbee will have...

While the Australian and New Zealand tech markets have yet to catch the Web 2.0 craze, there is plenty of no-nonsense IT in both lands. DEMO columnist Chris Shipley recently visited the Aussies and the Kiwis to get the lowdown on down-under tech companies, and...

If Milwaukee and Wisconsin want to capture their fair share of the creative economy, they had better abandon their usual way of doing things, according to RedPrairie Corp.'s John Jazwiec. That means significantly lower taxes, an end to the welfare system, and a greater commitment...

Wisconsin Rapids is set to benefit from a proposed ethanol production plant slated for completion in Spring 2008. The plant, which could bring 50 new jobs to the city, would be operated by Third Coast Biofuels, LLC....

Milwaukee residents and businesses will have to wait a little longer for citywide wireless Internet service. City administrators apparently have lost patience with Midwest Fiber Networks, the firm it originally selected to build the system, and is courting two larger firms - Earthlink and Cellnet....