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Three Wisconsin companies were ranked in the top 75 of Computer World's 100 Best places to work in the information technology field, and each "Best Workplace" offers something for state businesses that want to do a better job attracting IT workers. ...

The scientific community is taking the first tentative steps to address America's quiet crisis, the lack of young people entering the STEM disciplines. Organizers of a Discovery World exhibit set to open in Miwaukee this fall hope a little "wow" factor will turn kids on...

The Legislature's second snub of a Doyle ethanol proposal has the governor and his Secretary of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection wondering why Republican lawmakers don't support a growing industry....

Does John Jazwiec have as much to complain about as Darwin Smith, the former Kimberly-Clark CEO who disparaged Wisconsin's business climate back in the 1980s? Jazwiec, the RedPrairie software leader, has sparked another debate by hinting of the company's desire to leave Wisconsin....

With the announcement of a $1 million grant, researchers outside of UW-Madison will be encouraged to develop their own technology ideas. Some at schools like UW-Milwaukee, UW-La Crosse, and UW-Oshkosh already have....

A generation ago, then-Gov. Lee Dreyfus made a few waves when he suggested that Wisconsin and other Great Lakes states should become "the blue-eyed Arabs of the Upper Midwest" by selling fresh water to the nation's fast-growing Sunbelt. Well, the issue of water as an...

Some of Swiss Colony's customers and suppliers still prefer to use the fax, but the catalog retailer wanted to move away from fax hardware and its associated costs. So, naturally, company has adodpted a Web-based solution. ...

If you judged Milwaukee by the economic indicators alone, you might conclude it’s a real-life version of Radiator Springs, the dusty, bypassed town in the hit animated movie “Cars.” But just as Radiator Springs earned a happy, Hollywood ending, maybe there’s a more prosperous, real-life...