Author: WTN News

Does Wisconsin have a need for speed when it comes to attracting business? Gubernatorial candidate Mark Green has answered that question with an emphatic "yes" with his proposal to eliminate the State Department of Commerce and replace it with an economic development corporation....

Following the most turbulent six-month period in its history, Merge Healthcare, a supplier of medical imaging and information technology, has appointed a new CEO and reported a $215.8 million quarterly loss. Kevin Rardin is the new president and CEO of the financially troubled company, and...

Tony DiRomualdo draws once more on findings from a report titled "Manifesto for the New Agile Workplace." It provides insights on how organizations and individuals can embrace flexible and non-traditional working arrangements to create mutually-beneficial workplace agility....

Madison has landed another maker of bioscience tools as part of a $5.85 million venture capital deal. Caden Biosciences will occupy 2,700 square feet in the Fitchburg Technology Campus, and have access to a community rich with life science workers. ...

The Wisconsin Credit Union League has served notice that a phishing scam has been released to credit union members. The e-mail poses as a legitimate online services department message and offers a $100 prize for taking part in a short survey....

Ethanol producers in Wisconsin and elsewhere have become attractive acquisition targets for investors, but should they sell? Geoffrey Morgan and Greg Lynch, attorneys and partners at the Wisconsin law firm Michael Best & Friedrich, recommend establishing long-term objectives and carefully examining five options. ...

Invitrogen Corp., a provider of products and services that support academic and government research institutions and pharmaceutical companies, has acquired Sentigen Holding Corp. for $26 million. The New Jersey-based Sentigen has subsidiaries in biosciences and molecular technology....

Has Mark Green found a way to defuse the stem cell issue? The Republican gubernatorial candidate has called for $25 million in state funding to develop stem cell research techniques that do not involve the destruction of embryos, a proposal the Doyle campaign calls irresponsible...

Beth Donley, the new executive director of WiCell, UW-Madison's non-profit organization that controls all 21 federally funded stem cell lines, has plans to bring WiCell - and stem cell research - to another level. In her previous capacity, she led litigation and patent-drafting efforts for...