IT

While there is uncertainty about how long information technology spending growth will last, the worldwide personal computer market grew by 13.4 percent in 2007, according to preliminary figures from Gartner, Inc. The IT research organization said worldwide PC shipments exceeded 271 million units last year,...

Recent economic data suggests a slowdown in American economy, and since Wisconsin is not immune, Republican lawmakers have introduced their own economic development package. Dubbed Invest Wisconsin 2.0, the package includes incentives for the construction of green data centers, nanotechnology innovation, and capital gains reinvestment. ...

What do GPS, high-def TV, and mobile Internet devices have in common? All are among the coveted technologies that will continue to experience big things in 2008, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler offers predictions on what will drive...

Gov. Jim Doyle is enlisting the services of a Milwaukee-based software developer to get to the bottom of the latest snafus involving the mailing of visible Social Security numbers. Doyle, who is facing growing criticism from legislative opponents for allowing three data breaches in the...

With Wi-Fi struggling to deliver on its promise, TDS Telecommunications Corp. will introduce WiMAX service in Madison next week. WiMAX is one of the newest technological advances in the delivery of high-speed Internet, and the TDS version will offer broadband services to customers that don't...

Demographics and other forces that point to an IT labor shortage are pretty well locked in, according to workforce experts. Beginning in 2009, the workforce will stop growing, a trend that will take hold for the next 20 years and challenge the creativity of information...