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Here’s an unusual characterization of I.B.M.: a shrinking violet among technology giants. That’s Steve Ballmer’s take. During an interview last week, Mr. Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, was critical of I.B.M.’s decisions over the last decade to dispose of its networking equipment, hard disk and PC businesses....

The nation’s drive toward computerized medical records is getting a push from big hospitals, which hope not only to improve patient care but to gain an edge on competitors. And an effort to be announced on Monday by a big New York regional hospital group...

When it comes to email marketing there are a number of rules to follow. Mailing on certain days, keeping up with lists, authenticating messages and the list goes on. But did you know that mailings to certain states could be more 'at risk' for deletion...

Shares of Xerox fell about 15% in Monday trading on concerns that the company's plan for a multibillion dollar acquisition of outsourcer Affiliated Computer Services could expose the imaging giant to significant debt and integration problems. Xerox shares were off 14.86% Monday, to $7.68. ACS shares...

Technology professionals, enthusiasts and addicts are tooling up for BarCampMilwaukee4: a two-day meeting of minds starting Saturday where anyone can show up, learn and share. BarCamps are called "unconferences," which means the agenda is pretty informal and flexible. Everyone attending is asked to run a...

Foley & Lardner LLP has been named to the 2009 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. Foley is the only law firm in the United States to have received this recognition for the fourth consecutive year. Foley...

Women CEOs of 18 early stage life science companies will gather at the Fluno Center in Madison on September 30th thru October 1st to compete for venture capital at the AllThingsLifeSciences 2009. Attendees will include regional and national investors seeking out promising early-stage companies. ...

Sheboygan-based Acuity has been named again to InformationWeek magazine's InformationWeek 500, the listing of companies that are the most innovative users of information technology in the United States. Acuity has been listed in the InformationWeek 500 for six consecutive years and this year outranked companies...