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Asheville Savings Bank, one of the oldest banking networks in North Carolina, has signed a long-term agreement to deploy Metavante Technology's core electronic banking services and PIN debit access. The Milwaukee-based Metavante, a developer of banking and payments technology, was spun out of its former...

Earth Day was the backdrop, but operational savings and the ability to recruit and retain IT and other workers make up the business case for promoting telework, the practice of allowing employees to leverage information technologies to work remotely. In addition to being a sensible...

The Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Incuity Software, a privately held maker of enterprise manufacturing intelligence software. Incuity Software, a privately held company headquartered in Mission Viejo, Calif., will become part of Rockwell Automation's Architecture & Software operating segment. Rockwell...

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering students are getting ready to launch the first electronic game on a mobile phone platform that uses global positioning to allow players to physically interact with the surrounding virtual world. The game, Parallel Kingdom, is being developed by PerBlue, a technology...

The "visible" technology future is a favorite theme of technology futurist Dan Burrus, founder and CEO of Burrus Research and a keynote speaker at the annual Manufacturing Matters Conference in Milwaukee. Burrus has stressed the ability to predict hard and permanent technology trends, and taking...

With its new agreement with Europe's Advanced Payment Solutions, the Milwaukee-based Metavante soon will process more than 200,000 additional prepaid credit card accounts. It is Metavante's second transaction in Europe in recent months. In January, the the banking and payments technology firm acquired the London-based...

Segments of the University of Wisconsin System have a new set of tools for the management of federal research grants, thanks to a $10 million technology implementation that was completed almost on time and definitely on budget. Unlike some troubled taxpayer-funded projects in state government,...

In the aftermath of security breaches linked to the visibility of Social Security numbers in state mailings, Gov. Jim Doyle has called for state agencies to replace Social Security numbers with random identifiers for the administration of state programs. The Governor also directed Department of...