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Merge Healthcare has posponed the announcement of its financial resutls for the first six months of 2007. The Milwaukee-based company, a provider of medical imaging software, has been trying to recover from past financial reporting errors and the financial losses associated with them....

A telling statistic in online sales is that 98 percent of Internet shoppers leave e-commerce sites without buying, but the smarter Internet marketers aren't letting go without a fight, according to columnist Troy Janisch. In this edition of Tech/Know, he touts new technology that is...

The term "project deliverables," the latest reincarnation of "We deliver," is one of the performance standards CIOs use to measure information technology projects, but they should not be the "be-all" and "end-all" of IT projects. In this WTN Guest Column, IT consultant Patrick Gray says...

Tech transfer has several faces, including the medical informatics so prevalent in the Wisconsin economy, and two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors have developed software to add to that profile. Ray Vanderby and Hiro Kobayashi are pursuing a WARF patent for technology that images and quantifies...

E-mail, part of the first generation of Web technologies, might be crumbling under its own weight, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler provides 583 reasons to question whether e-mail is really the best way for businesses to connect with...

Tech-based economies aren't just for big cities, and that point will be demonstrated at the forthcoming Lake Superior Region Technology Conference, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still explains how Wisconsin's beautiful northwoods will make a difference in the knowledge...

Fiserv, a Milwaukee-based information management firm, expects to join complementary technology and capabilities with its $4.4 billion acquisition of CheckFree Corp. The deal will allow Fiserv to offer a wider range of products and services, including CheckFree's electronic bill payment....

Laser synergies abound in Arasor's acquisition of Madison-based Alfalight and an Australian company involved in the optical manufacturing industry. Alfalight joins NimbleGen Systems and TomoTherapy among Madison companies to be acquired or go public in 2007....

Cities that initially got sold on Wireless Fidelity or "Wi-Fi" are finding out the hard way that they need more, much more, according to columnist and high-speed broadband proponent James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he buries municipal Wi-Fi as a huge disappointment...