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The historic blast off of Orion, NASA’s much-heralded, next-generation spacecraft, was repeatedly delayed Thursday because of gusty winds, balky valves and a boat that moved too close to the launch site. But as the launch window began to close, NASA officials were still hopeful that...

Technology has been accused of making many a job disappear, like the production line or the accounting office. And it is not done yet. A company often resembles its communication and technology system. In the era of cloud computing that the tech industry is moving into,...

In manufacturing processes, the rate at which goods or parts can be made, or throughput, is perhaps the most important metric for a factory. Faster production allows for more orders and subsequently more revenue. Therefore, manufacturers should try to produce as fast as possible, right?...

Despite building its entire existence around real identities, social network giant Facebook today unveiled Rooms, its new anonymous app. The project was created by the Facebook Creative Labs team. In the new app, users can create individual chatrooms around various topics they’d like to discuss, customize...

Many companies walk backward into digital in the sense that they are wrapping their existing processes and operations in a digital wet blanket. But doing old things with new technology doesn’t represent innovation. Upgrading the past with plans to replace it in the near future...

Compuware Corp. announced today that it plans to separate its mainframe support business into a separate company operating under the Compuware name. Chris O’Malley will be the president of the new company. The splitting off of the company from its parent corporation is pending the closing...

College students have a reputation for spending countless hours updating their Facebook status, tweeting with friends on Twitter and watching online videos. But University of Wisconsin-Madison students who work as consultants through TechShop, a student-based technology assistance program for Madison-area nonprofits, are finding a way to...