Author: WTN News

Citing the area's unique business dynamics, Financial Executives International, a peer group for financial professionals, will launch a Madison chapter later this summer. It all begins with an Aug. 17 networking meeting at the Madison Club....

A number of research institutions, including Yale University and several that already are familiar with NimbleGen Systems, now rely on a chip produced by the Madison biotechnology company to study DNA interactions. They have entered into limited-access partnership agreements with NimbleGen to conduct previously unattainable...

Patents may contain the force of law, but they are not full proof, as Madison attorney Christopher Rogers explains in this commentary. Rogers lays out 10 common misconceptions that people have about life-science patents, and misconceptions two and three are related to the legal...

Technology-based economies aren't just for big cities. Wisconsin's Lake Superior region will be the focus of an Aug. 10 conference that could provide some answers to questions about the region's economic future. One obvious solution: bio-energy....

University of Wisconsin-Madison computer engineer Zhenqiang Ma and materials scientist Max Lagally have used their thin-film, semi-conductor techniques to produce a faster, more flexible computer chip that could be used in sensing, imaging and, of course, computing. ...

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has invested in its third technology company, Brendan Technologies, a California-based analytical software firm. Further investments in Wisconsin technology businesses could be on the horizon....

Prodesse, a developer of assays for infectious disease detection, will add to its offerings the first diagnostic assay using light upon extension (LUX) technology developed by Invitrogen, and in turn expose Invitrogen's technologies to its global distribution capabilities....

Curbing the fuel consumption of idling truck engines, and regulating the temperature of their sleeping cabs, is the benefit of a new refrigeration technology developed by Modine Manufacturing Co. The hydrogen-powered system, which was adapted from military research, promises to help truckers get some rest...

Wisconsin Technical College professors gathered at Madison Area Technical College this month for an IT boot camp designed to help them keep pace with technological advancements. Their test will come in the classroom this fall when they attempt to apply what they've learned....

TDS Telecom is on a "Vishing" expedition to nab a company engaged in unethical marketing practices. The company is warning customers not to be fooled by discount offers designed to capture their personal information....