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Jim Rice, who has led the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin for the past year, is leaving the organization to pursue opportunities in telecommunications. Chairman William C. Mortimore will assume his duties until a permanent replacement is found. ...

Just in case the thought never crossed your mind, starting a business can be a taxing proposition, and business taxes are the subject of attorney Joe Boucher's latest edition of Early Stage. In this sixth installment of the Early Stage series, Boucher walks you through...

Having a national broadband strategy is good, but having one that is realistic is even better, according to columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he calls on national lawmakers to “get it right" this time because the Telecom Act of 1996 was...

Governor Jim Doyle has unveiled a package of economic initiatives called Grow Milwaukee that includes several technology and biotechnology spending initiatives. Chief among them is an $8 million funding commitment for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Research Growth Initiative, but the overall package has one lawmaker...

Western Wisconsin is no longer just for farmers and tourists - it is going high tech. As Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still explains, the spill over from the Twin Cities explains some of the growth, but a commitment to regional cooperation, which should be adopted...

Wisconsin would like to lure a Georgia biotechnology company involved in stem cell research, but that may turn out to be easier said than done. The University of Georgia is trying to beat officials and investors here to the punch and give Aruna Biomedical...

Merge Healthcare has announced the hiring of Greg Wilson, currently the chief financial officer for Concurrent Computer Corp., Atlanta, as its new vice president of finance. He is Merge's second financial hire from the state of Georgia in the past month. ...

Ushering in a new age, DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley recently addressed the DEMO 2007 Conference in California, and once again reminded those in attendance that technology consumers are in charge. Not that they needed much reminding, as nearly 70 new products on display provided...

Governor Jim Doyle's 2007-09 budget proposal will include $2 million for a proposed venture capital center that seeks to connect entrepreneurs with sources of capital and serve as a point of entry for investors that want to deal in Wisconsin. The venture capital center, a...