Author: WTN News

Believe it or not, your customers can easily be exposed to abuses of your brand online, which can cause you to lose the goodwill you have established in the market. Organizations can take steps to mitigate some of the damage those abuses can cause, and...

Third Wave Technologies and Digene Corp. are back in court, this time for a dispute over a patent covering a single type of the human papilloma virus. Digene is suing Third Wave, which denies that it's in violation of the patent, in the U.S. District...

Epic Systems is one of the reasons that Wisconsin is in the forefront of electronic medical records, and the company would like to add 1,500 more individual offices to its Verona campus. That number is roughly 500 more than the 2,500 employees it now has...

A U.S. District court in Wisconsin has issued an injunction to enjoin Abbott Laboratories from any further sales of products that infringe on a patent held by Innogenetics, a Belgian-based biopharmaceutical firm. It is the latest in a series of court victories for Innogenetics,...

The Democratic Party now controls both houses of Congress, and it was reflected in a strong vote in the House of Representatives in favor of lifting President Bush's restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. The vote, however, was still well short of...

Apple's Steve Jobs has managed, at least temporarily, to change the subject from the backdating of stock options to a revolutionary new multimedia product, the iPhone. Just how revolutionary is the iPhone, and who might it put out of business? Columnist James Carlini offers a...

Above all else, information technology must support an organization's core mission and its people. Peter Strombom, the retiring vice president and CIO of Meriter Hospital, learned long ago that it's all about the users – after being admonished by a physician....

Continuing its pattern of growth by acquisition, a Chicago-based data security provider has purchased SecurePipe, an Illinois managed security provider with 25 employees in Wisconsin. AmbironTrustWave says it will use SecurePipe's Madison-based location as its primary network operation center....

Governor Jim Doyle has sent a letter to all members of Wisconsin's Congressional delegation urging them to vote to lift president George W. Bush's restrictions on embryonic stem cell research and pass the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007. The legislation would lift current...

Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular among content providers and consumers for a variety of reasons, notes Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler. If you're considering podcasting entrepreneurship, or simply want to incorporate them into your business or personal life, Gibler offers a few dos and don'ts....