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Echometrix, a developer of proprietary ultrasound technology, and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), the private, non-profit patent and licensing organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, announced that they have signed an exclusive license agreement that provides Echometrix the rights to make, use and...

In a tight economy, how do you make the case in your company to invest in disaster recovery? We talked with leading providers of disaster recovery services and asked how they are advising clients who need to prove the value of their DR programs. Here...

Despite the recession, many Wisconsin manufacturers are benefiting from efforts to modernize and improve their operations. The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP) projects that with state manufacturers it has generated an economic impact of $164 million – most of it from increased and retained sales. ...

How competitive is the market for on-demand CRM? Salesforce (NYSE: CRM).com CEO Marc Benioff puts it this way: "We are seeing our competitors do just about anything to try to win a deal from us." While many software companies are struggling to achieve any growth at...

The Free Software Foundation's Defective By Design campaign just added the Amazon Kindle to its list of DRM-related offenders. The organization started a petition against Amazon for restricting readers' access to their own books and effectively discouraging reading options. Complaints include Amazon's switch to publisher-controlled...

PARIS — The European Commission said Tuesday that it was examining the safety of Apple iPhones and iPods, after news reports said that several of the devices had exploded. Helen Kearns, a spokeswoman for Meglena Kuneva, the consumer protection commissioner, said Apple was cooperating with the...

Gail Nichols has suffered from depression for years. When the 49-year-old resident of St. Marys, Kan., cannot sleep, she falls back on a form of entertainment that is gaining increasing credibility as a medical intervention: video games. Nichols said she discovered the mental health benefits...

Internet radio host Hal Turner disliked how three federal judges rejected the National Rifle Association's attempt to overturn a pair of handgun bans. "Let me be the first to say this plainly: These Judges deserve to be killed," Turner wrote on his blog on June 2,...

I've got Skype set to accept incoming calls, video calls or instant messages only from people in my Contact list. Yet every time I log into Skype, I see a few chat messages from obvious spam accounts, asking me to "rate my Webcam" or "meet...