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Madison-based Douglas Stewart Co. has reached a distribution agreement for the U.S. and Canadian markets with Honestech, Inc., a Texas supplier of digital video and Internet Protocol communication and entertainment solutions. Under the agreement, Douglas Stewart will offer Honestech's products to its network of 4,500...

An Australian climate change agency has awarded a Madison energy business with a $275,000 grant to continue development of technologies that limit greenhouse gas emissions. The New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change awarded the technology climate action grant to BEST Energies for...

The Upper Midwest, led by Chicago, can forget about hosting the Olympic Games if the region insists on being backward when it comes to high-speed broadband deployment, warns columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he points out that troubled municipal Wi-Fi projects,...

The recent controversy over GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia has once again put the Food & Drug Administration in Congressional crosshairs. In Part I of a MedTech Futures column on the FDA approval process, Dr. Ogan Gurel suggests that safety-minded FDA employees be taken more seriously. ...

Angel investments in early-stage Wisconsin companies topped $100 million last year, but the average size of the Wisconsin angel deal - $2.2 million - has at least one observer wondering if some angels are taking the place of venture investors in follow-up rounds. Just over...

The day after securing $2 million in angel funding from two Wisconsin investment funds, TrafficCast has added a transportation executive to its Board of Directors. Paul Schneider of Schneider National in Green Bay will add transportation logistics expertise to the Madison-based provider of digital traffic...