Author: WTN News

MADISON - Julie Grove vividly remembers the day she discovered the field that would become her career. As a high-school student in the mid-1980s, she spent a day at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as part of Expanding Your Horizons (EYH), a daylong conference designed to expose...

Founders of successful companies are the celebrities of the business world. They are photographed and written about, their every move is analyzed and speculated, and they are the stars at industry events. Well, most of them. A few co-founders do get overlooked by the media....

Sharpcast’s SugarSync, an application that synchronizes data across desktop computers, laptops, mobile phones, and even televisions, is rolling out a service designed specifically for businesses. As people split up their digital lives across devices and the Web, allows you to back-up any kind of digital...

Google CEO Eric Schmidt envisions a radically changed internet five years from now: dominated by Chinese-language and social media content, delivered over super-fast bandwidth in real time. Figuring out how to rank real-time social content is "the great challenge of the age," Schmidt said in...

Cisco Systems took another step to expand its computer hardware businesses on Tuesday by forming a broad partnership with EMC, a maker of storage equipment and software. The two companies announced on Tuesday that they had created a joint venture called Acadia that would work to...

Exact Sciences, a colorectal cancer screening firm, is thriving after its move to Wisconsin, having swung from negative revenues a year ago to $1.3 million in third-quarter sales and paring its Q3 net losses by more than one-third. The move to Wisconsin four months ago seems...

SAN FRANCISCO — Even amid the contraction of the venture capital industry, which fertilizes the seeds of new technology start-ups, some firms are expanding. On Monday, Greylock Partners, which has backed Facebook and LinkedIn, announced that it had put together a new $575 million fund, one...