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Building a better network infrastructure should be everyone's concern, so why do we still have obstructionists? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini bemoans the lack of routing and carrier diversity, which in his opinion is making it impossible for businesses to find...

Among the presenters at the forthcoming E-Business Institute Conference will be Pip Coburn, founder of Coburn Ventures and perhaps the first analyst who saw the 2000 technology collapse coming. In a pre-conference interview with WTN News, the man who wrote the book on change, including...

The popular search engine company Google is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Historical Society to scan hundreds of thousands of documents into searchable Internet databases. The project, which will begin in the forthcoming months, will place hundreds of thousands of volumes...

California's Silicon Valley is still the king of tech, even though it has many worthy geographic rivals for that title. What sets apart the patch of land between San Jose and San Francisco? According to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley, it starts with an economic...

Medical imaging giant GE Healthcare has announced a new product that combines electronic health record applications with financial management applications. The combined solution, which is first being deployed at the Southern Colorado Clinic, was developed to address both financial and quality-of-care issues at hospitals and...

In a bluntly worded message to Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt and other powers that be, a healthcare practitioner from Texas is urging the federal government to tread carefully on electronic health records. The road to EHRs, writes dentist Darrell Pruitt, is potholed...

The intersection of biotechnology and information technology is crossed by a number of Wisconsin companies, particularly those immersed in genomics, but the combination is more customer centric than glamorous. And, as venture capitalists and executives alike will concede, such multi-disciplinary capabilties are not as important...

Milwaukee's TeraMedica and Germantown's eCare Solutions have entered a joint marketing agreement to deliver image-enabled patient health records. The two Wisconsin companies will merge medical informatics technologies as part of a comprehensive approach to providing medical and health management information. ...

Broadlook Technologies has hired its formal legal counsel to drive sales, marketing, and business development efforts. The Milwaukee-based Internet data sourcing provider will bring on Gregory Meier, most recently of the Michael Best & Friedrich law firm, as its chief operating officer. ...

The Wisconsin Department of Commerce has announced a $50,000 technology venture fund grant and a $50,000 technology matching grant to NovaScan and Platypus Technologies, respectively. The funds will be used to develop medical imaging technology and West Nile Virus antibody detection technology....