Commentary

Terry Hicks, president of the AFL-CIO in western Wisconsin, doesn’t expect to see many of his railroad brethren hanging around the union hall these days. They’re all working overtime handling the tremendous volume of freight traveling the nation’s rails....

The trademark war continues over Google Inc.'s popular and profitable AdWords program. AdWords allows advertisers to purchase "sponsored links" that appear as a result of Google searches that use specific words, which can be trademarks of third parties....

The terms "farming" and "fishing" have taken on new meaning, and this year's "bumper crop" might include the harvesting of your personal and business identity. Every day, millions of Internet users are bombarded with official looking e-mails sent by con artists masquerading as MasterCard, EBay,...

In Milwaukee and throughout the Midwest, the small-world phenomenon holds true. The technology business community is even smaller. People know one another. This is a blessing and a curse....