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Tushaus Computer Services got into the computing support game just as the Internet wave was beginning to rise, but the company's fast-growth days may only be starting. The Milwaukee-based company, housed in a 55,000-square-foot facility in the Milwaukee County Research Park, believes it can push...

Is real broadband connectivity just a fairy tale? Columnist James Carlini poses that question in his most recent edition of Carlini's Comments, and the answer will not please the major telecommunications firms. Carlini, long a proponent of fiber-to-the-home service that provides the highest possible bandwidth,...

There are some hard rules for companies facing the software “Build versus Buy” decision, but it's not always a cut-and-dried judgment call. In deciding whether to go “off-the-shelf” or design from within, organizations must ask themselves whether software development is a core competency - if...

Thanks to an error in the way it accounted for accounting for the revenue from contracts that contain both a license of software and related maintenance, Merge Healthcare again faces delisting from the NASDAQ Global Market. The company, which has delayed its financial report for...

To address the lack of rural broadband service in Wisconsin, Gov. Jim Doyle has announced $7.5 million in sales tax exemptions and tax credits for businesses to expand broadband access. It's a move that could provide cell phone and high-speed Internet service to 350,000 Wisconsin...

In trying to make federal wiretapping laws respond to the terrorist threat and take into account modern technology and communications, the Bush Administration has pursued and Congress has enacted a controversial new wiretapping law. While many believe that some foreign surveillance reforms are overdue, WTN...

Metavante Corp., the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corp., has appointed two executives to key technology positions. The company, which has a history of promoting technologists, has named Gary Refinski as chief information officer and Dave Fortney as chief technology officer....

CIOs who flinch at the mere mention of the word “auditor” must be feeling pretty jumpy in this heavily regulated era. Yet the right mindset and attitude toward compliance can pay off handsomely when it comes to improving information technology governance, and showing upper management...

One of the more productive partnerships in Wisconsin business ended last week when Baird Venture Partners officially exited its investment in NimbleGen Systems through the sale of NimbleGen to Roche. As a result of the Roche acquisition, NimbleGen will return a meaningful percentage of capital...