IT

Governor Jim Doyle's 2007-09 budget proposal will include $2 million for a proposed venture capital center that seeks to connect entrepreneurs with sources of capital and serve as a point of entry for investors that want to deal in Wisconsin. The venture capital center, a...

As part of a rollout of new IP-based video service, AT&T will add 200 union jobs in Milwaukee. The product, which already has been launched in 11 other markets, will offer integrated digital TV, high-speed Internet, and voice services over an Internet Protocol (IP) technology...

What's the prognosis for GE's recent acquisition of Abbott's diagnostic units? While there are many synergies, the one missing piece for both companies is deploying IT solutions to integrate evidence and data, according to MedTech Futures columnist Dr. Ogan Gurel. Perhaps there is one more...

Ushering in a new age, DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley recently addressed the DEMO 2007 Conference in California, and once again reminded those in attendance that technology consumers are in charge. Not that they needed much reminding, as nearly 70 new products on display provided...

Several high profile security breaches at the state level not only have Wisconsin residents fuming, but they have State Senator Ted Kanavas calling for a performance audit of data security practices. In a letter to the chairmen of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, Kanavas said...

Avolte Venture Partners, a venture capital fund announced last year, has reached its initial capital-raising goal and is ready to consider Midwestern and Wisconsin investments in life science and information technology. The fund intends to make 10 to 15 investments ranging from $1 million to...

Madison's Sonic Foundry has reported a net loss of $1.4 million or 4 cents per share for the first quarter of fiscal year 2007. The revenue picture was much brighter, however, as the company reported an 84 percent revenue increase over the first quarter of...

Next Generation columnist Tony DiRomualdo is back after a holiday hiatus, and he is taking note of the latest episode of “CEOs Gone Wild” featuring Bob Nardelli, who was asked to leave Home Depot. A bitter pill to swallow, he writes, but $210 million worth...

Fiserv, a Brookfield-based information management firm, reported a $45 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2006 compared to the same period in 2005. The Fortune 500 company said the loss is partly attributed to one-time gains that boosted its performance in late 2005....