Author: WTN News

A big pile of city crime reports is not all that useful. But what if you could combine that data with information on bars, sidewalks and subway stations to find the safest route home after a night out? In Washington, a Web site called Stumble Safely...

I recall a discussion about rising unemployment which I had with the late Peter Drucker shortly after 9/11 in which he told me that throughout modern history people have been haunted by the specter of unemployment as an apocalyptic event when in fact employment was...

So-called "bridge financings" between rounds of venture capital financings often take the form of convertible debt with an “equity kicker,” usually in the form of warrants. Paul Jones steps us through the process of seed financing and the use of convertible debt with warrants...

Mobile devices supplanting the PC as the primary client for accessing the Internet and the emergence of "enterprise-grade" cloud services are among the transformative technologies expected to rock the IT industry next year, a research firm says. ...

Verona's JT Packard & Associates Inc. is to be purchased next month in a transaction that will retain all 297 employees, the company's chief restructuring officer said Thursday. The Madison-area tech firm filed a plant-closing notice with the state this week, but that was a technical...

CIOs are taking stock of their accomplishments in 2009 as they are wrapping up their 2010 planning discussions. Given the focus on cost cutting, many CIOs will be eager to show how they were able to “do more with less.” IT’s success in cutting...

The Internal Revenue Service has reduced the standard mileage rates that taxpayers can deduct for business use of motor vehicles next year to 50 cents a mile from 55 cents. The rate can be used by people who do not want to keep detailed records of...

As the year draws to an end, all the large search engines have now published their year-end roundups of the most popular search queries on their sites. On almost every service, these include Michael Jackson, Twitter, Lady Gaga and terms related to Twilight. Google also...

Have you ever been frustrated with slow-loading websites? Well, it might not even be related to inexplicable slow-downs in Mozilla Firefox, or to the site that you are visiting. Instead, the problem could be the presence of slow third-party servers belonging to ad companies. In...