Author: WTN News

Tommy Thompson, two days after launching a presidential bid, is positioning himself as the "idea candidate" of the 2008 presidential race. At the recent Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association annual conference, he outlined a few suggestions to speed the pace of electronic health record...

Advanced Cell Technology made headlines when it announced it had developed a technique to derive stem cells without killing embryos in the process, and later acknowledging that embryos did, indeed, die. But did the company, in exaggerating its claims, act unethically? Three Wisconsin scientists offered...

Having given the "thumbs down" to Cingular's 8125 smart phone in previous Demo Letter columns, Chris Shipley was invited by a representative of Palm to try an alternative - Treo 700w. What was her verdict? Read this edition of Demo Letter to find out...

The decline in IT program enrollments across the state is attributed largely to young people being scared away by the dotcom bust, but now that the technology sectors are bouncing back, what is being done to grow the future IT labor force? In this look...

Computer security experts note that companies are being hacked all the time, they just don't want customers and government regulators to know it. Whether for fun or for profit, hackers are out to get you, and the current conventional wisdom is to take a comprehensive...

How well prepared is your business to deal with the changing demands of the labor force? If you don't have a strategy for retaining and attracting workers in all three generations represented in today's workforce, you may not be able to withstand these winds of...

The secret to the recruitment and retention of talented information technology professionals isn't really a secret, according to Brian Brylow, managing director and chief technology officer at Robert W. Baird & Co. The same rule that applies to IT workers also goes for other specialized...

Complementary product lines and exposure to new clients were the motivation for Eagle Technology of Mequon to acquire the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Equipsoft Corp. Eagle, which operates in a mature industry with more then 300 competitors, is looking to expand its client base beyond asset management. ...

Nerites Corp. is conducting animal tests to validate two new products, and it recently raised an additional $1 million to support its business operations. The money, which was raised from angel investors, brings the company's venture capital base to $3 million. ...