Author: WTN News

Ever wonder what it would be like to walk on the Moon or run on Mars? A treadmill developed using NASA technology can provide users the feeling of moving about in less than 1 G. Anti-gravity treadmills, sold under the name of Alter-G, are becoming...

Computers capable of mimicking the human brain's power and efficiency could be just 10 years off, according to a leading researcher at IBM. According to the researcher, Dharmendra Modha, the manager of IBM's cognitive computing initiative, scientists from his company and some of the world's most...

What does Balloon Boy have in common with VMware's Scott Drummonds? Can the mouth of Kanye West compare to that of a former Cisco executive? Which IT companies' divorce is at least as messy as Jon and Kate's? These are the deep philosophical questions that...

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Several Wood County government agencies and schools are working together to keep community members informed. They’re using a new program that posts alerts by email and test messages. They expect to use the system to alert residents about missing children, crime prevention alerts,...

The US Department of Energy considers a recent achievement “a world record” in gas reactor particle fuel use, according to Kathy McCarthy, Deputy Associate Lab Director for Nuclear Science & Technology at Idaho National Laboratory. UW-Madison nuclear engineering students have been strongly contributing to the...

An enterprise tells its story in documents ranging from formal strategies to shared values embedded in the company culture. One document in particular tells you much about a company – the organization chart. Take a look at your org chart and you can see...

The music, videos and mobile applications available through Apple’s iTunes Store get all the attention, but it might be time to acknowledge the increasingly varied and popular offerings of iTunes U, Apple’s catalog of lectures from colleges and universities around the world. More than 600 schools...

Salesforce.com wants you to adopt the cloud whole hog. Microsoft wants you to tread lightly. Why they're both right -- and wrong Leading the "Did you see this, Dave?" articles I received by e-mail last week was this piece by the Economist that provides a very...

A record 500-plus people attended Wisconsin's largest early stage investing conference this month and another 250 rubbed shoulders in the same convention hall at the Midwest's largest forum on health care investing. What better time to shatter myths surrounding the investors who crowded both events?...