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Penn State University is the latest educational institution to install a Madison company's rich-media product. PSU's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will use MediaSite, a Web-based tool produced by Sonic Foundry, to enhance medical education....

Inventors may or may not pay a price for being tardy in patenting their inventions, but they are better off not leaving things to chance. In this opinion piece, Chicago attorneys Bratislav Stankovic and Donald Silvert say it's wise to heed recent judicial interpretations of...

While some municipalities are fighting AT&T about Project Lightspeed and others are looking at Wi-Fi applications, others are looking at major fiber-optic investments. While these fiber investments have paid off in Utah as we mentioned in last week's column, there are others that we don't...

Another Wisconsin technology company has reported record profits and revenues, this time thanks in large measure to a lucrative defense contract. Despite the closing of a manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom, Plexus Corp. reported earnings of $25.1 million, and nearly $400 million in revenue...

Given the many barriers to effective and secure implementation of electronic health records, Wisconsin software executive Ravi Kalla is predicting a faster move by personalized medicine. In a recent interview with WTN, the CEO of Symphony Corp. also explained his distrust of centralized information-sharing models....

Stronger second quarter earnings and revenues reported by Fiserv, the Brookfield-based provider of information management systems, could pave the way for a solid second half showing in 2006. The company is on pace to report about $4.4 billion in annual revenue and $468 million in...

Ramped up sales for MediaSite and product services have helped bring Sonic Foundry to the brink of profitability. The rich-media company still is on track to become profitable in the final quarter of the 2006 fiscal year, and its third quarter numbers certainly are indicative...

University of Wisconsin-Madison computer engineer Zhenqiang Ma and materials scientist Max Lagally have used their thin-film, semi-conductor techniques to produce a faster, more flexible computer chip that could be used in sensing, imaging and, of course, computing. ...

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has invested in its third technology company, Brendan Technologies, a California-based analytical software firm. Further investments in Wisconsin technology businesses could be on the horizon....

Diversified business and geographic locations helped Johnson Controls earn record sales during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2006. The Milwaukee company, which is developing next-generation hybrid car batteries, reported $280 million in income and $8.4 billion in sales during the quarter. On the horizon,...