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WHITEWATER ­ Entrepreneurs from across Wisconsin will have the chance to network and learn valuable information from a diverse group of presenters in new and attractive industries at the state's first conference for young entrepreneurs. The Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs Conference will be held at the University...

The executive who grew Monster Worldwide into an online job juggernaut is the new CEO of PKWare Inc., the company plans to announce Tuesday. V. Miller Newton will lead the software company, which popularized a data compression system commonly referred to as "zipping." Read full article>>...

Nearly 100 companies will meet, greet and compete for venture funds this week at Monona Terrace at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium and MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum in Madison. The events dovetail at Monona Terrace bringing together entrepreneurs, promising healthcare firms and venture capitalists....

Demonstrating the business value of IT is challenging CIO’s, CEO’s, CFO’s and other managers. The problem is not that IT creates no value; it is just how do I measure and communicate that value. Current practices in IT measurement and metrics do not...

MADISON — Beacon Consulting, Inc., a subsidiary of Madison-based Beacon Technologies, Inc., has hired Marc Blazich as a Principal to lead Beacon’s expansion into Southeast Wisconsin and to launch Beacon’s newly formed consulting subsidiary. “We are fortunate to have this opportunity to add...

In an intelligence note, FBI officials say a mix of banking Trojans and phishing attacks has plagued victims - mainly public institutions and small and midsize businesses - to the tune of $100 million in attempted losses as of October. Malware and phishing schemes targeting online...

Microscopes are invaluable tools to identify blood and other cells when screening for diseases like anemia, tuberculosis and malaria. But they are also bulky and expensive. Now an engineer, using software that he developed and about $10 worth of off-the-shelf hardware, has adapted cellphones to substitute...