Entrepreneurs

When it comes to network security, many business executives are talking a good game, but too few actually are walking the walk, according to a panel of technology executives. They may want to entertain their next move, however, because security neglect is likely to be...

The beta test, once used only to test and prepare products for the "prime time" of market competition, is cynically being used as a mechanism to woo investors and lock out competitors, according columnist Chris Shipley. In this edition of DEMO Letter, Shipley calls out...

Wisconsin may never be Silicon Valley when it comes to entrepreneurial churn, but it has the capacity to become less risk averse. That was one of several messages to come out of the ninth annual E-Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conference....

The Green Bay-based Solinus has announced the release of Message IQ 3.0 and MailFoundry 2100 and 4100 anti-spam appliances. According to the company, Message IQ 3.0 is based on targeted spam profiles created by a team of editors who work around the clock and send...

A recent visit to the Land of the Rising Sun has Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen thinking international. Given the resurgence of the Japanese biotechnology industry, he believes the time is right for companies in the Midwest to build stronger ties to both the...

When it comes to Internet service, Milwaukee might be fully wireless in 18 months, but in the process could it be missing a golden opportunity to boost economic development in its poorest neighborhoods? According to a Milwaukee community activist, not enough consideration has been given...

Wisconsin businesses and consumers that felt they were overcharged by Microsoft over a 10-year period will be notified of a settlement in their class-action cases against the software developer. In the settlement, which must still be approved by Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Microsoft has agreed...

Building a better network infrastructure should be everyone's concern, so why do we still have obstructionists? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini bemoans the lack of routing and carrier diversity, which in his opinion is making it impossible for businesses to find...

Among the presenters at the forthcoming E-Business Institute Conference will be Pip Coburn, founder of Coburn Ventures and perhaps the first analyst who saw the 2000 technology collapse coming. In a pre-conference interview with WTN News, the man who wrote the book on change, including...

The intersection of biotechnology and information technology is crossed by a number of Wisconsin companies, particularly those immersed in genomics, but the combination is more customer centric than glamorous. And, as venture capitalists and executives alike will concede, such multi-disciplinary capabilties are not as important...