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Semba Biosciences Inc. has received a $250,000 Technology Venture Fund loan from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce for equipment and working capital to expand its capabilities into additional product lines and international distribution. ...

An effort to consolidate state computer servers has cost seven times as much as originally estimated, even though the project is far from over. Consolidating servers so far has cost $90.9 million, far above the original estimate of $12.8 million, according to a sweeping report Thursday...

In conjunction with federal CIO Vivek Kundra's launch of Apps.gov and declaration of support for cloud computing, Google on Tuesday said that it plans to create a government cloud to provide government agencies with access to Google services in an environment more suited to government...

Voice technology is the latest tool healthcare providers are adopting to cut back on time-consuming manual processes, freeing clinicians to spend more time with patients and reduce costs. At Butler Memorial Hospital, voice-assisted technology has dramatically reduced the amount of time the Butler, Pa., hospital's team...

Is there any human invention more duplicitous than the personal computer? These machines were manufactured and initially marketed as devices to help us at work. We were told they would perform amazing feats of office derring-do — adding up rows of numbers effortlessly, turning our...

A jury finds in favor of restaurant employees disciplined for content on social networking site. Long gone are the days when the beauty shop and golf course were the only locations employees could complain about their employers. Now, employees have numerous outlets for venting their...

Moore’s Law is a funny thing. Computing gear ticks along, getting faster and often cheaper at a steady rate. But, every now and then, we hit an inflection point where things change in a dramatic fashion. Such is the case with the Apple iPhone and...

Over the last year or so, we've covered various layoffs at IBM, and we've tried to ferret out IBM's byzantine resource shuffling, and a lot of that coverage and reader commentary points out the global nature of IBM's business and concern for American jobs. Well,...

Business intelligence software may have been around for several decades, but it remains an esoteric niche in most companies, according to an analyst. Unfriendly corporate cultures, not the BI tools or apps themselves, are preventing BI from becoming pervasive. "The technology has been around for a long...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Lucigen $750,000 to be used over two years to develop enzymes and methods for nucleic acid sequencing. This work may lead to faster and less expensive methods of sequencing DNA, which is important in the emerging field of...