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Robert Tatterson, former technology general manager for General Electric's Plastics' Display and Optical Films business, has been appointed to the chief technology officer position at Brady Corp. He brings expertise in process and product innovation to Brady, a $1 billion manufacturer of safety devices, printing...

The roller coaster ride that is Milwaukee's Internet wireless network may have taken its final dip last week when Mayor Tom Barrett decided to go ahead and sign a contract with Midwest Fiber Networks. Unless other snags develop, all Milwaukee businesses and residents will have...

Wisconsin's two nuclear power plants are 30 years old, and if the state is to meet its future energy needs, it should rethink its moratorium on building new plants, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. New biofuels are important, he writes, but they can't...

Continuing on his relentless drive to convince city fathers to "get it" on the subject of broadband, columnist James Carlini will be the keynote speaker in October in Milwaukee at "Justice - Media - Wireless (Wi-Fi) & You." In his latest edition of Carlini's Comments,...

Digital capability no longer is a nice thing to have, it's a must thing to have for businesses in a host of industries. But while competitive threats and business capital spending are on the rise, the latter still is a lower percentage of GNP than...

The Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) of the Medical College of Wisconsin has entered into a $6 million contract to collect and maintain a standardized database of marrow and cord blood transplants performed in the United States. The CIBMTR collects outcome...

The state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation have reached an agreement that could boost the state's biotechnology industry, giving Wisconsin a competitive advantage over states like California. However, a consumer watchdog group in the Golden State said the announcement is a tantamount...

When it comes to jobs, Wisconsin's story is largely a tale of two states, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. In much of the state, the economy is strong and the largest problem facing businesses is finding enough qualified workers. In Milwaukee and some...

University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Dan Rooney has created a thriving company from the ground up, using soil data as his starting point. With no outside investments, Earth Information Technologies now employs 25 highly educated professionals and does work for agricultural, military, and healthcare agencies....

ConjuGon, Inc., a Madison-based biopharmaceutical firm, has received a $730,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Army to further develop its treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. The company's efforts should help injured soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan....