Author: WTN News

The Green Bay-based Solinus has announced the release of Message IQ 3.0 and MailFoundry 2100 and 4100 anti-spam appliances. According to the company, Message IQ 3.0 is based on targeted spam profiles created by a team of editors who work around the clock and send...

A recent visit to the Land of the Rising Sun has Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen thinking international. Given the resurgence of the Japanese biotechnology industry, he believes the time is right for companies in the Midwest to build stronger ties to both the...

When it comes to Internet service, Milwaukee might be fully wireless in 18 months, but in the process could it be missing a golden opportunity to boost economic development in its poorest neighborhoods? According to a Milwaukee community activist, not enough consideration has been given...

Wisconsin businesses and consumers that felt they were overcharged by Microsoft over a 10-year period will be notified of a settlement in their class-action cases against the software developer. In the settlement, which must still be approved by Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Microsoft has agreed...

Roughly 83 percent of people between the ages of eight and 18 regularly play video games. Far from being alarmed by that statistic, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has pledged $3 million to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to investigate the...

The environmental movement stubbornly clings to the discredited population theories of 18th Century English economist Thomas Malthus. This week's news that the U.S. population has reached 300 people provides more proof of how wrong Malthus was, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still, and of...

In a surprise announcement, Elizabeth Donley, who has served as executive director of the WiCell Research Institute since early September, has announced her resignation. Since 1998, Donley served in a variety of capacities for WiCell and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, but left to pursue...

Building a better network infrastructure should be everyone's concern, so why do we still have obstructionists? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini bemoans the lack of routing and carrier diversity, which in his opinion is making it impossible for businesses to find...

Among the presenters at the forthcoming E-Business Institute Conference will be Pip Coburn, founder of Coburn Ventures and perhaps the first analyst who saw the 2000 technology collapse coming. In a pre-conference interview with WTN News, the man who wrote the book on change, including...

The popular search engine company Google is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Historical Society to scan hundreds of thousands of documents into searchable Internet databases. The project, which will begin in the forthcoming months, will place hundreds of thousands of volumes...