Commentary

TurboTax Online is a model for start ups looking to grow into a real business by delivering strong customer value, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley, who was saved by TurboTax after procrastinating on her 2007 tax filing. She says new web entrepreneurs would...

In terms of prestige, Wisconsin should not be too alarmed by a recent patent office ruling that upheld the challenge to stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. In this guest column, John M. Simpson of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer...

For those who believe Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is in big trouble before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, remember that examiners of WARF's claims on stem cell patents have heard only from opponents, writes Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. When the smoke clears...

In the first year of his experience as a columnist, Dr. Ogan Gurel has devoted considerable newsprint to technology convergence and its impact on the healthcare industry. In this edition of MedTech Futures, he explains how compatible this trend is with the move to personalized...

For companies that are hunting for that sometimes elusive angel or venture capital, it all comes down to the term sheet, according to Private Placements columnist Matt Storms. He devotes the latest installment of this capital raising advice column to the finer points of the...

It's difficult to find attorneys in Wisconsin who are willing to comment on the stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, but WTN has located a couple of patent experts who have some encouraging news from WARF's perspective. Despite a strong challenge...

Do we really need workers from overseas, or do we need to re-employ those that have lost IT and tech jobs in the last five years?” asks columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he talks about the salary-slicing impact of luring H-1B...

Just by looking at the numbers, the vast potential of the Indian market should get the attention of every American state that wants to engage in foreign trade. Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen recently took a trip to India with an Illinois trade delegation,...