Author: WTN News

Rocky. The Chicago Cubs. Charlie Brown. Avis, back when its whole schtick centered on being America's #2 rental car company. America loves its underdogs-and the technology business has always been home to a disproportionate number of exceptionally lovable underdogs. They may never achieve market leadership,...

I was at an event a few weeks ago hosted by a leading IT journalist who made the following opening remarks. “Good times are ahead for IT. A new investment cycle should happen soon as we have postponed infrastructure upgrades for too long.”...

The nation is set to begin an ambitious program, backed by $19 billion in government incentives, to accelerate the adoption of computerized patient records in doctors’ offices and hospitals, replacing ink and paper. There is wide agreement that the conversion will bring better care and...

The mission that plunged a rocket into the moon's surface last month detected about 25 gallons of water in the form of vapor and ice -- enough to inspire hope for a lunar colony. Scientists have found "significant" amounts of water in a crater at the...

Dell has finally confirmed what has been bouncing around the market for some time, that it is entering the smartphone business. It’s not saying very much about its strategy, other than that it is using Google’s Android operating system. (That, in itself, confirms what is becoming...

Merge Healthcare plans to sell an additional 9 million shares of common stock in a registered direct offering to select institutional investors at a purchase price of $3.00 per share. Merge expects to enter into definitive agreements with respect to this offering later today....

Debbie Crave, vice president at Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, has received the highest award conferred by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The award was presented at a banquet and ceremony at UW-Madison by College Dean and Director Molly Jahn. ...

What is the CIO's role in driving social media into organizations? Listening to many of our clients it seems that it is often that of "social police" - IT gets asked by legal to block any and all social media applications. While in some cases...

It's partly because of the European Union's deadly combination of ignorance and arrogance, and partly because Ellison's already invested so much time and money, and partly because he wants Sun before it must shed several thousand more jobs due to the EU's dithering. But the...