Author: WTN News

Last week Google, the ubiquitous Internet search engine company, set the business world abuzz with the announcement of its intention to go public. In doing so it released data about its financial performance that had Wall Street drooling and its competition fidgeting. Some analysts however,...

A fortnight ago, this column talked about the missing angels, those investors who provide the seed money that enable very early-stage companies to sprout. Predictably, I heard from lots of early start-ups who are looking for those angels. They confirmed what I wrote: It's difficult...

MADISON -The family of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy are notoriously sturdy. And although the diseases they cause have been held in check for the past 50 years by antibiotics, some strains are becoming increasingly resistant to existing therapy....

Rich Florida has taken a lot of crap from the academic community for the theory he vetted in his best-seller, The Rise of the Creative Class. To summarize, Dr. Florida says that a city’s predisposition for Talent, Tolerance and Technology are indicators of economic boomtowns....