Author: WTN News

The business community needs to be more actively involved in determining the future of electronics recycling policy in Wisconsin, which must benefit both business and the environment, says Neil-Peters-Michaud, chief executive of a Madison-based electronics recycling company. The alternative? Leave it entirely up to the...

In an effort to expand its proprietary high-definition optical disc technology, Sony announced the availability of a software tool used in the authoring of DVDs in the new Blu-ray format. Its Blu-print tool is being made available to equipment manufacturers at $50,000 per license....

AT&T will supply Oshkosh Truck Corp. with multiprotocol solutions to protect critical network applications and data center continuity. The Wisconsin-based truck manufacturing company must be more cognizant of natural disasters than most state businesses because it has facilities in seven countries....

Penn State University is the latest educational institution to install a Madison company's rich-media product. PSU's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will use MediaSite, a Web-based tool produced by Sonic Foundry, to enhance medical education....

Inventors may or may not pay a price for being tardy in patenting their inventions, but they are better off not leaving things to chance. In this opinion piece, Chicago attorneys Bratislav Stankovic and Donald Silvert say it's wise to heed recent judicial interpretations of...

A new partnership between Wisconsin-based Small Tree Communications and California's Foundry Networks could be just what the doctor ordered for smaller, artistically oriented businesses that want to affordably transfer high-definition video. ...

The importance of change management in information technology projects has been stressed so often, people are getting tired of hearing it. But as SynergyHealth VP/CIO Kim Pemble has learned, there is no subsitute for shared ownership and comprehensive training....

While some municipalities are fighting AT&T about Project Lightspeed and others are looking at Wi-Fi applications, others are looking at major fiber-optic investments. While these fiber investments have paid off in Utah as we mentioned in last week's column, there are others that we don't...