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If my mom designed a computer, it would say please and thank you. It would wake up before I do and be ready for the day and have my day organized when I logged on. Though my mom’s well into her senior years, she’s still...

A free online service, DirectorConnector, that connects businesses and non-profit organizations with potential board members is up to 500 registered users, according to the two firms that started it earlier this year....

Four Wisconsin state agencies received the Center for Digital Government's 2005 Digital Government Achievement Award in recognition of their innovative use of Web sites and computer applications to enhance government operations and interactions. ...

On its surface, radio frequency identification technology may seem simple: A data reader gathers information from an information-embedded chip, with an antenna enabling the transfer of data via the radio frequency. Overcoming the challenges of the physics related to the antenna is the key to...

A funny thing happened on the way to pick up a pizza the other night. I ran into Doug Rowan, who I’d first met when he was CEO of Corbis, the massive digital image library. Doug is now the CEO of ZoomAlbum,...

Funny thing about technology assimilation. It almost never occurs prior to the actual rollout of new technology. Users will invent uses we never imagined or intended for our technology creations. So, technology almost never arrives in its final form. ...

From the beginning, the Internet Scout Project has been on the job, providing better tools for finding, filtering and presenting online information. Internet Scout is currently celebrating its first decade on the Web and also looking forward to a future of continuing exploration and service, including a new, four-year...

Kurt Squire, an assistant professor at the UW-Madison School of Education, hopes to bring a new dimension to education and learning with “augmented reality” games, which combine aspects of physical activity, traditional reading and math problems, and video-game simulations....

Bruker AXS Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the Princeton Gamma-Tech X-ray microanalysis business, with annual revenues of $5-6 million, from Princeton Gamma-Tech Instruments, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of...