Entrepreneurs

As part of its plan for customer adoption, Jellyfish.com, a Madison-based shopping search engine, is partnering with Channel Intelligence to combine its cost-per-action advertising model with CI's sales-tracking technology. Jellyfish is competing with online advertisers that use the cost-per-click model, which is still the most...

Are American technology and life-science businesses getting a bum rap when they take advantage of the H-1B specialty worker program? Attorney Grant Sovern thinks so, and in this guest column he defends the program and urges Congress to lift the cap on the number of...

How do we excite more students about careers in the STEM disciplines? That's a question many educators and employers have been asking lately. In his latest Inside Wisconsin column, Tom Still recognizes Timothy Jump, an educator who may have the answer. Jump, who recently led...

University of Wisconsin-Madison stem cell researcher Jamie Thomson has reportedly accepted an offer to open a research lab as an adjunct professor at the University of California-Santa Barbara. Thomson will remained a tenured professor at UW-Madison, and work in Santa Barbara for about one month...

Recent changes in patent law demand that patentees making unsolicited licensing proposals change their tactics and plan their strategy before mailing demand letters, according to attorney Charles Crueger of Michael Best & Friedrich. He writes that any company that doesn't take these new rules of...

Citing strong performance in its financial institution segments, Fiserv, Inc. reported a net income of $113.5 million during the first quarter of 2007. The company also reported $1.2 billion in total revenues for the three-month period, an increase of 11 percent over the same quarter...

In a move to bring together multiple imaging technologies in a central clinical content managing system, Aurora Health Care will install the Evercore clinical information management product developed by Milwaukee's TeraMedica. ...

Whether the device is a bot network or a zero-day attack, the cyber underworld is after the easy target, and the target most often is data, according to the latest Internet Security Threat Report issued by Symantec. The report, which provides information on the Internet...

In the battle of brand images, the theme-based city is becoming dominant in certain areas. In this edition of Name Bank, columnist Naseem Javed notes that a city name is not necessarily the most important thing in creating a stronger brand. That lies in building...

After extolling the virtues of the Illinois-Wisconsin piece of the so-called Mega-Metro Center complex, columnist James Carlini heard from readers who wondered where Indiana fits in. The Hoosier state may very well be a thriving part of this connection, he writes, but it has a...