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Standard Networks, a Madison technology company, has been purchased by Ipswitch of Lexington, Mass., which reportedly plans to keep the company in Madison and double the size of its staff. Standard Networks develops products that are used to protect Internet transactions from hackers. ...

EDUCAUSE's latest White Paper on America's lack of broadband does not shed light on the real issues, argues James Carlini, who can safely be described as a champion for the highest possible broadband speeds. As he notes in this edition of Carlini's Comments, most state...

The Illinois-based First United Bank will expand its relationship with Metavante and its suite of banking software. The bank, which already relies on Metavante for retail PIN-debit and ATM-card access, will now turn to the Milwaukee-based company for core banking software and payment solutions. ...

Depending on your perspective, the IT worker shortage is either a fact that is complicating life for technology directors, or a fiction born out of an unwillingness of companies to pay technology workers what they earned before the tech bubble burst. In any event, Wausau...

New York-based ProHEALTH Care Associates has invested $4.4 million in GE Healthcare's Centricity, the company's electronic medical record system, and other healthcare information technology. GE Healthcare, a $17 billion unit of General Electric Co., will provide its EMR to a healthcare organization that serves 750,000...

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Intel Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The lawsuit claims that Intel's widely used Core 2 Duo processor...

The state of Wisconsin has launched Voter Public Access, a new program to provide online assistance to voters, in advance of the Feb. 19 presidential primary. According to the state's Government Accountability Board, Voter Public Access will provide voters with a new means of obtaining...