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Wired Wisconsin has partnered with three Wisconsin Goodwill agencies—Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, South Central Wisconsin and Northern Wisconsin—to promote education and the responsible recycling of e-waste. After the Electronic Products Recycling Bill (SB 107) passed through the Wisconsin State Legislature September 22, 2009, Wired...

MADISON - The in-house research arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will work with a Wisconsin tech-based organization to help make its world-class research more widely available to companies and academic institutions in Wisconsin, it was announced Tuesday. The Agricultural Research Service, which has scientists...

In case you haven’t had enough location-based news tonight, here’s another very interesting bit. It looks like Apple has very quietly bought an online mapping company, Seth Weintraub of Computerworld reports tonight. Apple’s purchase of Placebase actually took place this past July, and a founder of...

Two Wisconsin companies raised nearly $4.5 million of angel funding in the third quarter, according to the Wisconsin Angel Network. DuBay Ingredients LLC, a Stratford company with a technology for producing ethanol from whey, raised $4.25 million from LA Investment Capital. Read full article>>...

The qualities of a good leader transcend industry, organization and circumstance. In IT, CIOs and other executives have been under increasing pressure to inspire their people, do more with less and deliver results efficiently. Do you know what it takes to embrace the qualities of a...

Accenture's name has been bandied about this week as one of several potential IT-services takeover targets in the wake of the recentDell ( Dell)-Perot and Xerox (NYSE: XRX)-ACS deals. But while the inclusion of Accenture in these roundups of the usual suspects is predictable, it's...

The Society for Information Management (SIM) surveyed CIOs and IT executive leaders about their top priorities for 2010, based on a list of 20 IT and business concerns. See full slideshow>>...

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has awarded grants totaling $27.8 million to health center-controlled networks and large multi-site health centers to implement electronic health records and other health information technology. “The increased use of health information technology is a key focus of our...

The sale of Metavante Technologies Inc. to Fidelity National Information Services Inc. closed as scheduled Thursday morning with the value of the deal climbing to more than $4 billion due to the companies’ rising stock prices since the deal was announced six months ago. The combined...

Once IT spending begins again, companies in need of tech workers will likely turn first to consultants and outsourcing companies before they take on full-time staff. Whether this decision contributes to what's often called a "jobless recovery" will depend on where the work is going...