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Madison-based SwanLeap leaps into No. 1 spot on the Inc. 5000

The shipping logistics company says revenue zoomed more than 75,000 percent in three years to hit nearly $100 million in 2017. Read more


Business briefing

Pay, forced overtime top issues for nearly 500 on strike at Trane of La Crosse

Members of Lodges 21 and 1115 of District 66 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers rejected a contract proposal from the maker of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment Saturday, and their previous contract at the Ingersoll Rand-owned Trane expired at midnight. Read more

New Exact Sciences HQ envisions a more urban University Research Park

The new Exact Sciences headquarters, which will have a groundbreaking on Tuesday, will be the anchor of a pocket of new urban development if things go according to the University Research Park's plans. Read more

Forward Festival mixes up its lineup of tech-centric programming for 2018

The majority of events at this year's Forward Festival will be brand new, according to organizers of the startup-focused celebration.  Read more

Madison's annual Forward Festival starts Thursday, touting entrepreneurship and innovation

More than 50 events are scheduled over the eight-day program. Read more


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Locals can get renters or homeowners insurance at low starting rates

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20 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Retirement

Armed with this information, you can end up richer than you expected -- or at least enjoying more financial security in retirement. Read more

These Are the 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S.

Scan the list and one truth will jump out at you: It's a good time to be a skilled technology worker. Read more

'Video games'? Pilots wonder how plane thief learned to do aerial acrobatics

SEATTLE - The barrel roll that Richard Russell pulled off during his flight Friday evening looked sloppy to experienced pilots. But the fact that the baggage handler completed the trick at all was evidence to some observers that Russell, who died when the Horizon Air plane he stole crashed into an island in South Puget Sound, may have taken lessons or otherwise prepared for his flight. Stoking ... Read more

Tech Q&A: How to get data from one device to another

Q: I copied some photos from my camera's memory card to a newly created folder on my two-year-old Surface Pro tablet PC, using a USB card reader. I could see the photos after I transferred them, but when I restarted the PC the photos were gone. I haven't gotten any "low memory" warnings. What's wrong? - Angie LaMere, Bloomington, Minn. A: I suspect the photos weren't really copied to the ... Read more


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