Entrepreneurs

Manpower's Melanie Holmes, an iPod devotee and life-long learner, will draw on her experience in a new blog that addresses the evolving workplace. Holmes, vice president of World of Work Solutions for Manpower, will seek to communicate a keen understanding of the issues and openness...

The search for a higher quality HPV testing solution continues to be the focus of a patent infringement suit involving Madison's Third Wave Technologies and Digene Corp. Third Wave has lost the latest round of legal outcomes, but still claims an advantage in the wider...

In an attempt to improve its offerings in the area of consumer-driven healthcare payment solutions, Metavante has acquired BenSoft, a San Diego-based provider of solutions for third-party administrators, health plans, and self-administrating employers. Under the terms of the deal, BenSoft's RepayMe product will become part...

With Wi-Fi struggling to deliver on its promise, TDS Telecommunications Corp. will introduce WiMAX service in Madison next week. WiMAX is one of the newest technological advances in the delivery of high-speed Internet, and the TDS version will offer broadband services to customers that don't...

Madison's Promega Corp. has entered into an agreement with the California-based MultiSpan to combine their technologies and improve the testing of drug candidates. The companies hope to develop solutions that will reduce assay development time on certain drugs from months to days. ...

Fiserv has announced the hiring of Richard Jones as executive vice president and chief information officer. Jones, who will report to the CEO, will have oversight responsibility for global infrastructure, technology governance, and technology resources. ...

Madison Development Corp. has announced a second round of funding for its Venture Debt Program, bringing the fund's total capital to $4.274 million. The fund was established to help technology businesses, and among its first-round borrowers were NeoClone, GenTel Biosciences, and Networked Insights....

First thing we do is ignore all the experts, or at least take what they say with a grain of salt, according to columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, a follow up to his recent column on a lackluster field of presidential...