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An Appleton software company has developed a new product to better evaluate healthcare access, claiming that old methods relied on assumptions of population density and misclassified a stunning 94 million Americans living in urban areas. That figure represents nearly one-third of the American population, which...

Are blogs really all they are cracked up to be, especially for business purposes? You better believe it, says Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler, who provides some useful tips on how your business can become an effective part of the "blogosphere."...

Advocates of greater regional economic cooperation in Dane County and beyond got a pep talk of sorts from Tom Clark, executive vice president of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. His message: if Denver, with its (past) history of regional feuding, can overcome the barriers...

The forthcoming "Extreme Entrepreneur Tour" of state colleges will feature a bus load of high-profile young entrepreneurs, and will attempt to raise awareness about the principles of entrepreneurial leadership. Tour luminaries will include Blake Ross, creator of the Web browser Mozilla Firefox, and noted "serial...

BidRx may only be in its beginning commercial stages, but if the Oshkosh-based online company is effective in providing more affordable prescription drug options, consumers may first check there before filling any prescription at their local pharmacy. ...

The business community needs to be more actively involved in determining the future of electronics recycling policy in Wisconsin, which must benefit both business and the environment, says Neil-Peters-Michaud, chief executive of a Madison-based electronics recycling company. The alternative? Leave it entirely up to the...

In an effort to expand its proprietary high-definition optical disc technology, Sony announced the availability of a software tool used in the authoring of DVDs in the new Blu-ray format. Its Blu-print tool is being made available to equipment manufacturers at $50,000 per license....

AT&T will supply Oshkosh Truck Corp. with multiprotocol solutions to protect critical network applications and data center continuity. The Wisconsin-based truck manufacturing company must be more cognizant of natural disasters than most state businesses because it has facilities in seven countries....