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A couple weeks ago, I asked, "Just what is this Web 2.0?" I'm not the only one who ponders the wide use of a phrase to label everything from start-ups ("Oh, that's a Web 2.0 company") to services ("Here's another Web 2.0 site") to...

Madison, Wis. - Independent musicians can now record a song, upload it to their own unique Website, and sell it five minutes later, courtesy of a new Web hosting product developed by Broadjam, Inc. ...

Madison, Wis. - Are state government information technology consolidation projects bound to be expensive, problematic, and time-consuming? Not necessarily, but a research analyst from Gartner, Inc. said there are common reasons they run into problems....

The CEO of Wisconsin security business says the federal government's use of commercial software, often built overseas by less expensive software developers, presents an opportunity for cyber terrorists and rogue nations to threaten America's security. ...

Madison, Wis. - A California consumer watchdog contends the U.S. Supreme Court's recent eBay ruling weakens the position of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation regarding its stem cell patent, but a WARF spokesman said a recent $1 million jury award says otherwise....

Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has signed a bill to eliminate red tape for UW researchers. Doyle said the law would help researchers more quickly turn research ideas into potential business opportunities. ...

Madison, Wis. - Software piracy remains pervasive in American and foreign businesses, but those who track it are getting better at cracking down, and violators have been paying a stiff price. ...

Milwaukee, Wis. - By several measures, these should be heady days for American manufacturers. After a recession in which two million manufacturing jobs were lost, the economy is back, manufacturing revenue is back, and new orders are back. Yet there is a sense of unease...