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LANSING - A U.S. District court judgment that Michigan legislative Republicans deliberately drew a partisan gerrymandered congressional and legislative lines for the 2012 to 2020 elections was vacated by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday in light of its ruling last June that nothing in the U.S. Constitution actually forbids partisan gerrymandering. But in that same
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ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast Monday Oct. 21, Dan Lohrmann asks, "Are you ok with the topic: Shadow IT: A Business Risk or Competitive Advantage?" Terry Bean provides details on the TEDX November conference he is co-hosting.Â Matt Roush updates the latest happenings at his day job, Lawrence Technological University. Finally, Lt. Gov. Garlin
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LANSING - At this very moment, Michigan is in a race with companies in Silicon Valley, and in countries around the world, to revolutionize how people, goods, and services get from point A to point B. For decades, weâ€™ve dreamt about what the future of mobility would look like â€” from the Jetsons to Back
CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia - After years of development, Alphabet's drone delivery service Wing is officially open for business. The company announced the beginning of service for residents of Christiansburg, Virginia, who will be able to order over-the-counter medication, snacks, and other small items and have them airlifted straight to their homes by a drone. Initially, Wing
GRAND RAPIDS â€”Â Grand VenturesÂ led an investment round inÂ CRE Simple Inc., an Oakland, Calif.-based fintech firm focused on commercial real estate. The Grand Rapids venture capital firm led the round with Fin Venture Capital in San Francisco. Two Chicago-based firms, Darkknight Ventures and Sandalphon Capital, along with Durham, N.C.-based Duke Angel Network and other private investors
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MUSKEGON - Search engine optimization (SEO) for a cannabis business website is the fuel that makes your site rank (or show on top) when a specific topic is searched. It is the process of getting traffic to your cannabis website via free or organic search. As you know, the competition in cannabis is fierce, so
DETROIT -Â The theme for The North American International Cyber Summit on Oct. 28 is "Taking the Lead: Collaborating to Solve National Cyber Security Problems" â€“ Building partnerships and balancing competition and information sharing for improved security.Â This theme will highlight Michiganâ€™s innovations and accomplishments to provide thought leadership on collaborative initiatives. The agenda for
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WASHINGTON DC - It's an unfortunate reality that plenty of people still operate vehicles while intoxicated, which can lead to disastrous results for the driver and innocent motorists and pedestrians. "Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes," says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Despite massive public information campaigns
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SOUTHFIELDâ€”Have you been pwned? Probably. But youâ€™re also in good company, according to panelists on a WWJ Leaders & Innovators discussion on cybersecurity, held Thursday morning at Lawrence Technological University. Using the hacker term for â€œowned,â€� panelists recommended checking oneâ€™s email at a website, haveibeenpwned.com, to see whether personal information had been breached in a
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WASHINGTON â€” Federal prosecutors have filedÂ multiple chargesÂ against a 23-year-old South Korean man accused of running what they call the world's "largest dark web child porn marketplace." The now-shuttered English-language site, called "Welcome to Video," containedÂ more than 200,000 unique videosÂ or almost 8 terabytes of data showing sex acts involving children, toddlers and infants, according to the
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