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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....

Could your company pass an information systems audit? In a recent analysis of 400 public companies, a fair number reported IT-related material weaknesses, and auditors are paying more attention to such deficiencies. According to Boardroom Perspectives columnist Jerry Norton, most of the problems are...

Tushaus Computer Services' purchase of Third Millennium Design, Inc. add the capacity to serve Apple computer products. The Milwaukee-based PC service provider plans to continue operations from its suburban Milwaukee and Oshkosh offices, maintain Third Millennium's downtown Milwaukee location, and add key personnel from Third...

A Medical College of Wisconsin physician, whose research is leading to a better understanding of iron metabolism in malignant cells, has discovered that a gallium compound could be a novel cancer treatment. By targeting metal-dependent tumor cell growth, Christopher Chitambar might have discovered a cancer-fighting...

The attention pendulum definitely has swing toward Web consumerism, but it won't be long until it swings back to the enterprise, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. Companies that prepare to meet the enterprise need eventually will have their day in the sun. ...

Dane County businesses outperformed their own expectations and the national gross domestic product in 2006, and they maintain a sunny outlook for 2007, according to the annual economic survey conducted by Madison's First Business Bank. The purpose of the survey is to provide the business...

After listening to the concerns of neighborhood groups as well as the Milwaukee CIO's outline of the city's wireless Internet initiative, columnist James Carlini believes Milwaukee is on the right track. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains why Milwaukee's approach is superior to...