Author: WTN News

Throwing down the gauntlet in the heat of the election season, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle is challenging the Wisconsin Legislature to approve $2.5 in spending for the Biomedial Technology Alliance. Additional funding for the alliance, a group of southeastern Wisconsin colleges and universities interested in...

TDS Telecom is betting that its new DSL broadband product will satisfy the need for speed among its small and medium-sized business clients, but there are critics who believe business consumers should demand broadband delivered over fiber rather than copper. ...

GE Healthcare has found a technology partner to provide doctors, regardless of their physical location, with remote access to the conditions of their patients in hospital delivery units. An Ohio hospital will interface GE's Centricity perinatal information system with a technology that provides remote access...

A new study from NorthStar Economics, Inc. has highlighted the economic value of the 114 high-tech companies that operate from Madison's University Research Park, and it's considerable. They contribute more than $680 million to the Wisconsin economy on an annual basis....

A number of government laws and regulations require businesses to implement policies, procedures, and training to prevent identity theft. Companies that think they are immune and neglect this potential business risk could face substantial penalties and legal costs, warns guest columnist Joseph Campana....

The acquisition of Berbee Information Networks by a Fortune 500 technology provider puts the Madison-based company in a position to become more of a national player in information technology, according to Berbee CEO Paul Shain. With its new affiliation with CDW Corp., Berbee will have...

While the Australian and New Zealand tech markets have yet to catch the Web 2.0 craze, there is plenty of no-nonsense IT in both lands. DEMO columnist Chris Shipley recently visited the Aussies and the Kiwis to get the lowdown on down-under tech companies, and...

If Milwaukee and Wisconsin want to capture their fair share of the creative economy, they had better abandon their usual way of doing things, according to RedPrairie Corp.'s John Jazwiec. That means significantly lower taxes, an end to the welfare system, and a greater commitment...