Author: WTN News

PKWARE, a company based in Brown Deer, Wis., announced Wednesday a set of initiatives to expand the availability of the company’s new SecureZIP technology. PKWARE, a free utility that allows individuals to open and decrypt SecureZIP files, is extending SecureZIP technology to other vendors including...

MADISON - Tapping the potential of using video games in the classroom, in such varied fields as physics, Revolutionary War history and environmental engineering, is the aim of a new project being led by a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his colleagues at the Massachusetts...

CHICAGO – They’re back. In its forecast of the top 10 entrepreneurial trends for 2004, Red Herring magazine recently proclaimed: “Angel investors are back – funding the small start-ups that will be tomorrow’s giants.” Angels, of course, are an important source of venture financing. ...

CHICAGO – Watching the Midwest technology job market these days is an exercise in faith. Every day, more and more job openings show up, giving hope that things are truly turning around. ...

Madison, Wis. – The Wisconsin Historical Society’s old Web site is history. The society recently redesigned their site to include three RSS feeds: news, features and “Odd Wisconsin”, the latter of which exhibits quirky Wisconsin facts -- like how enlisted men in Prairie du Chien...

Madison, Wis. -- For the last few weeks journalists and industry forecasters have flooded magazines and Web sites with predictions of the big technological breakthrough for 2004. Many people wonder: Is there actually a way for knowledgeable consumers to predict the next big thing? ...

Madison, Wis. – Alfalight, Inc. announced the availability of a 20-watt combined power module (CPM-20) today, a multimode output beam that combines seven high-power emitter outputs. The new combination provides an optical power source designed to be used in industrial, marking, defense, telecommunications and medical...

Though the news from last week’s H&Q conference in San Francisco is still seeping out (even though press releases were rampant, no “breaking news” made the Wall Street Journal), the overall sentiment from the meeting seems to be one of optimism. ...