Author: WTN News

Would you like some fries with your Internet connection? MADISON, WI - McDonald’s restaurants recently began installing wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) Internet connections in five Milwaukee locations as part of a six-month pilot program. These Milwaukee locations join select McDonald's restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

MADISON – The only thing standing between Wisconsin and a blackout as widespread as last week’s Northeast power outage is our still-sluggish economy. If more people were working and businesses were operating near peak capacity, as they were in the late 1990s, Wisconsin’s overtaxed transmission...

It took thirteen years for the federally funded Human Genome Project to fully identify all 30,000 genes in human DNA. Now comes the challenge of analyzing and making sense of all the data that was generated from the lengthy study....

Congratulations, Knucklehead! You did it; you brought Bill Gates to his tender knees. Oh, yes, you could hear the cries ringing throughout the Microsoft campus. 'Curses, you worm writer, you!"...

MADISON, WI - At our state’s current electricity-usage growth rate, we won’t have enough power in 15 years, according to the founder of a local educational software company. “With a 2.5 percent growth rate, if we don’;t build more generation, we will not have enough...

One of the critical qualities that separates good business executives from excellent ones is the ability to have vision. The American Heritage Dictionary defines vision as unusual competence in discernment or perception, or intelligent foresight. Many people claim to be visionaries, and history has proven...

This week, I want to test a theory. In short, aspects of the economy and shifts in technology are conspiring to cause the migration of technology-centric and savvy professionals from traditional technology centers such as Silicon Valley and Boston to smaller communities and even remote...