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Sonic Foundry, which had turned a profitability corner last year, has reported a net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2007. The rich media company, which has added an advanced search function on its Mediasite communications product, also saw its quarterly revenues increase by...

States must have a good network infrastructure to build a 21st Century knowledge economy, writes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he warns that states which create and foster a positive platform for network infrastructure are going to capture businesses from the...

Getty Images of Seattle has acquired the Madison-based PunchStock, a distributor of stock photographic images. Getty Images will develop an integration plan over the next few weeks, but indicated that decisions on the PunchStock workforce and locations are forthcoming....

As part of its plan for customer adoption, Jellyfish.com, a Madison-based shopping search engine, is partnering with Channel Intelligence to combine its cost-per-action advertising model with CI's sales-tracking technology. Jellyfish is competing with online advertisers that use the cost-per-click model, which is still the most...

Are American technology and life-science businesses getting a bum rap when they take advantage of the H-1B specialty worker program? Attorney Grant Sovern thinks so, and in this guest column he defends the program and urges Congress to lift the cap on the number of...

How do we excite more students about careers in the STEM disciplines? That's a question many educators and employers have been asking lately. In his latest Inside Wisconsin column, Tom Still recognizes Timothy Jump, an educator who may have the answer. Jump, who recently led...

Deb Rislow, the chief technologist for Gundersen Lutheran health system, figures she has become a CIO at just the right time. Not only are electronic medical records finally on the forefront of the healthcare agenda, but she's been able to learn from observing past IT...

With an initial public offering still pending, TomoTherapy has filed an amended registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company, which was spun out of research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, revised to $213 million the amount it expects to raise in...

An interdisciplinary team from the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee's Children's Research Institute have developed a searchable database to improve diagnostic testing and genetic tracking of human and animal influenza viruses. The database, a website that is constantly updated and can accommodate rapid response...

Citing strong performance in its financial institution segments, Fiserv, Inc. reported a net income of $113.5 million during the first quarter of 2007. The company also reported $1.2 billion in total revenues for the three-month period, an increase of 11 percent over the same quarter...