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Even after some the most widely publicized corporate scandals in American history, the boards of directors of too many companies are headed down a slippery slope, according to columnist Ron Kral. In this installment of Boardroom Perspectives, he warns that business boards must assert themselves...

For those wondering what Beth Donley's next move would be, it's an entrepreneurial step. Donley, who surprised many in October by resigning as executive director of WiCell, is teaming with University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist Gabriela Cezar to launch a new stem cell company....

You'll have to excuse drug companies if they feel caught in a vice between those who want to make "big pharma" a political bogeyman and consumers who want too much, too soon. In the latest Inside Wisconsin, Tom Still points to a Tufts University study...

Fearless forecaster Chris Shipley, author of the DEMO Letter, offers her 2007 technology predictions and invites readers to do the same. Among her forecasts is the belief that the hype surrounding Web 2.0 will fade, and that businesses will once again capture the attention of...

Image guidance and adaptive treatment has placed TomoTherapy among the top radiation therapy providers. As CEO Fred Robertson explains, its ability to remain there is dependent on a novel platform technology that will enable future software innovation. ...

Google's use of publication headlines and images as part of its Google News product raises several copyright issues, according to columnist and attorney Deborah Wilcox. In this edition of IP Online, she writes that several lawsuits filed against Google could clarify copyright law in the...

TrafficCast International, a Madison-based developer of traffic information, has secured a $1 million line of credit with SVB Silicon Valley Bank. The capital will support TrafficCast's deployment of cellular probe technology in Shanghai, China, and the development of its travel information products in the United...

Adult stem cells continue to provide applications in the scientific and medical realms, as demonstrated by the findings of Medical College of Wisconsin researcher Maya Sieber-Blum. Sieber-Blum hopes to commercialize her discovery of an adult stem cell that is found in hair follicles....

With the help of two corporate sponsors, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has formally launched UWM Research Foundation, a fund-raising arm designed to promote technology transfer. The foundation will be aligned with the new Milwaukee 7 campaign for regional economic cooperation....