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There was a fair degree of celebration following the announcement that a federal tax on long distance and cellular service would be eliminated - until businesses realized that claiming a refund on the tax would require more paperwork....

From blogs to wikis, Web 2.0 concepts could be adopted as part of your business strategy. But as Paul Gibler explains in this debut Buzz Networks column, you've got to keep track of them in order to explore all the possibilities....

So who is the real savior of the Internet - those who want no federal regulation, or those who say net neutrality is essential to preserving the Internet as we know it? Thus far, the net neutrals are losing the legislative battle....

With only two other international licensing specialists, neither interested in mid-sized companies, New Berlin's Software ONE thinks the time is right to dip its toes in the international waters. The Wisconsin software licenser company has merged with a Swiss firm to establish a global presence....

With an eye toward paying down debt and future acquisitions, Milwaukee's Brady Corp. has raised $137 million in an offering of common stock. The company, which manufacutres signs and labels used in cell phones and PDAs, sold 4 million shares valued at $36 per share....

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation would like to promote entrepreneurialism in a variety of disciplines outside the Business School. Toward that end, the Kansas City-based organization is putting up $35 million to reward schools that come up with the most innovative propoposals, and UW-Madison is...