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LAS VEGAS - Critical internet-connected smart building devices used in countless commercial and industrial properties, have been found to be vulnerable to a new malicious attack, according to cybersecurity researcher Bertin Bervis. The vulnerability exploits the properties in the building automation protocol (Bacnet) which enables technicians and engineers performing monitoring, setup changes and remote control
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DETROIT - The Microsoft 70-743 exam is known as Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016. The whole preparation for it is different. You will need to study a syllabus and get a good passing score to achieve the certification. Here is an overview of Microsoft 70-743 that all candidates should explore to receive
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WALLED LAKE - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency shut down Iron Labs of Walled Lake after finding marijuana that tested above the legal limit for various contaminants, but not reporting those test results in the stateâ€™s tracking system. With the shut down, the number of licensed marijuana testing facilities in Michigan dropped from six to five,
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GRAND HAVENâ€”GHSP, a manufacturer of vehicle shift systems, pumps, and electronic controls, is opening a 140,000-square-foot global headquarters and innovation campus in Holland. The move nearly doubles the square footage of the company, founded in Grand Haven as a metal stamper in 1924. â€œThis is another step toward the growth strategy that we established in
SOUTHFIELDâ€”Srini Kambhampati has been named the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University. He succeeds Hsiao-Ping Moore, who retired. Kambhampati comes to LTU from The University of Texas at Tyler, where he was associate provost for research. Earlier, from 2011 to 2017, he was S.A. Lindsey Professor and Chair
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ZEELANDâ€”Automotive electronics manufacturer Gentex Corp. has began shipping the latest version of its HomeLink car-to-home automation system to Hauppage, N.Y.-bsaed Voxx Electronics Corp. for sale in the automotive aftermarket. The system is comprised of a Bluetooth-enabled automatic-dimming mirror with integrated buttons that can be programmed to operate a myriad of radio frequency and cloud-based home
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ANN ARBORâ€”TheÂ Cybercrime Support NetworkÂ (CSN) has announced a new leadership sponsorship with New York City-based Verizon Communications Inc. Officials with the Ann Arbor-based organization say the sponsorship will allow them to expand its efforts to provide cybercrime and online fraud victims with the help and resources they need. Millions of American consumers and small businesses are
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DETROIT - A fall conference aimed at empowering and motivating millennials, while catering to their networking needs, will be held at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. Scheduled for Sept. 14, the conference will feature speakers including Dennis Archer Jr., CEO of Detroit-based Ignition Media Group; Amanda Lewan, CEO of co-working space Bamboo Detroit; Gwen Jimmere,
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EAST LANSING â€“ Farmers in Michigan are dealing with the aftermath of bad weather this spring leaving many acres unplanted while they hope crops planted later in the season can fully mature, and they continue to reel from continuing trade disputes, a joint panel of the House and Senate Agriculture committees was told Tuesday. While
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8 States On Course To Use Paperless Voting Equipment Or Machines Without Paper Records In 2020 Elections
WASHINGTON DC - At least eight states are on course to use paperless voting equipment, or machines without paper records, as the primary polling place equipment during the 2020 elections, a report published Tuesday by New York Universityâ€™s Brennan Center for Justice found. TheÂ reportÂ said that around 12 percent of Americans, or about 16 million people,
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