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An investor group said Wednesday it has acquired PKWare Inc., a Milwaukee software company that popularized a data compression system commonly referred to as "zipping." Novacap Technologies of Montreal was the lead investor and acquired the majority of PKWare's stock. Also participating were Maranon Capital...

Milwaukee — After the Electronic Products Recycling Bill (SB 107) passed through the Wisconsin State Legislature yesterday, Wired Wisconsin, a nonprofit technology issue advocacy coalition, strongly encouraged Governor Doyle to sign the bill into law so consumers have safer options when getting rid of old...

In honor of today being National Stem Cell Awareness Day, Gov. Jim Doyle reaffirmed Wisconsin’s role as a major force in stem cell research. Doyle spokesperson Lee Sensenbrenner said Doyle has always been an advocate of stem cell research. “Starting with his first campaign, the governor all...

California's stem cell agency has teamed with Maryland's stem cell organization in the first interstate agreement designed to speed research progress through collaboration among scientists. The agreement, announced Tuesday by leaders of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the Maryland Technology Development Corp., will encourage...

Eighteen companies seeking investors have been selected by Springboard Enterprises to make pitches for venture capital at AllThingsLifeSciences 2009 in Madison next week. The forum is part of a two-day entrepreneurial program which also includes a seminar for aspiring entrepreneurs - Equity Matters: The...

President Obama on Monday outlined a strategy for spurring technology and business innovation in the United States. The plan seeks to create a national environment that's conducive to entrepreneurship and that provides the requisite "tools" for innovation, supported by more than $100 billion in federal...

In the world of biotech, the assumption is that the two poles of greatest and best activity center around San Francisco on the West Coast and Boston on the East Coast. This assumption is based on the historic role each city has played over...