Entrepreneurs

Former Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott isn't the first executive to be abruptly dismissed by the software giant, and he probably won't be the last. Chalk it up as a lesson to technology workers or any worker, especially in deep-pocket companies. In this litigation climate, such...

A bill that extends the federal moratorium on locally imposed Internet taxes will not impede Wisconsin's ability to tax access to the Internet. The bill, which is expected to be signed into law by President Bush, grandfathers Internet access taxes previously enacted in Wisconsin and...

With the job market having radically changed for many, customary practices are no longer customary, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he explains why giving two-week's notice is no longer a customary practice, and why employers have nobody to blame but...

More young people have been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug than we think, but we don't always do enough to give them the tools they need to succeed, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Case in point is Kevin Plank, the former University of...

Three more Wisconsin technology companies have been qualified under the Act 255 angel and venture investment tax credit program. Investors who commit angel or venture capital to either Windlift, LLC, Centrose, LLC, or SymbiontWeb, Inc., will be eligible to receive the tax credits....

The decision by a federal court to enjoin the United States Patent Office from implementing patent application changes has placed the controversy over patent claims back in a status quo position, acccording to attorney Jonathan Fritz. In this WTN Guest Column, Fritz suggests that the...