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Nanotechnology and other ultra small technologies will be the focus of the recently opened NanoRite Center for Innovation on the campus of Chippewa Valley Technical College. The center, which was developed to support and attract industry to Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley, has officially opened. ...

One idea that should survive the failed presidential bid of former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson is his idea for medical diplomacy, says Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Say what you want about Thompson's quixotic campaign for president, the former governor was right about one thing:...

The stated goal of Google's Universal Search is to make search results easier and more complete. While that is worthwhile, even the best intentions haven't prevented negative results for online retailers and vertical-market websites, explains columnist Troy Janisch. In this edition of Tech/Know, he cautions...

The green movement in corporate America is moving beyond the early-adopter stage. As it becomes mainstream, technology companies like Red Prairie Corp. are finding ways to involve themselves and their client companies in what has become a genuine movement. Red Prairie's new green supply chain...

Platypus Technologies has formally introduced its long-awaited cell migration assay into the research market. The Madison-based company, which employs a combination of biotechnology and nanotechnology to develop research tools, hopes to capture 15 to 20 percent of the $35 million national cell migration market. ...

Advances in Lithium-ion battery technology are bringing the reality of plug-in hybrids closer to commercialization, and Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls believes a new fleet of Dodge Sprinter delivery vans will demonstrate the promise of this environmentally-friendly technology. The ultimate goal is to make practical all types...

Brand names are only international, and you can discard all the books that say otherwise, according to columnist Naseem Javed. Whether we like it or not, marketing is borderless, as is communication, over the world's e-commerce community. In this edition of Name Bank, Javed says...

In a round led by the Appleton-based New Capital Fund, three Wisconsin investment groups have invested an undisclosed amount of money in PercipEnz Technologies, a Madison company that develops clinical research software. PercipEnz, which will use the funding to fill key positions in support of...

In a market dominated by outsourcing, chief information officers want to know how to generate business value while focusing a minimal amount of attention on non-strategic operations, according to columnist Patrick Gray. In this edition of Breakthrough IT, he provides some CIO guidance for preventing...