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ROYAL OAK – On M2 TechCast Monday March 27, Keith Brophy will interview an entrepreneur helped by the MISBDC. Michael Lomonaco from Open Systems Technologies will talk about the Internet of Things. Michael Rogers will update news and events from the Small Business Association of Michigan. While executives from the Workforce Intelligence Network will discuss […]
LANSING – The full Michigan Senate will have another crack at legislation that would allow large-scale employers, in exchange for job creation, to keep a portion of the income tax generated by their new employees, as the bills unanimously cleared a Senate committee Thursday. The Senate Economic Development and International Investment Committee adopted a substitute […]
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LANSING – More than half of all internet users receive at least one phishing scam per day. Are your employees equipped with the knowledge they need to know what emails are safe? Why does this matter? Because your business may be a target. No matter the size of your business, your business is or will […]
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TROY – Walsh College is offering a Fundamentals of Automotive Cybersecurity course in this upcoming Spring Term that starts the first week of April, the first academic program in the country teaching automotive cybersecurity. The 11-week long, three-hour class, will be taught by Sam Abbott-McCune, an expert in automotive and military vehicle technology. The first […]
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Join The Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement Advisory Council Meeting March 31 Hosted By BorgWarner
AUBURN HILLS – The Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement is hosting an Advisory Council meeting March 31 at the BorgWarner Technical Center to discuss the ongoing talent development projects related to growth in the automotive industry. The meeting, from 8:30 to 11 am, will be held at 3800 Automation Ave., Auburn Hills, 48326. Featured […]
LANSING – Michigan Celebrates Small Business has named more than 60 businesses, including the 2017 Michigan 50 Companies To Watch, to this year’s crop of growing companies. Winners will receive their awards May 4 at the Thirteenth Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards dinner. “The companies selected this year give us an understanding of Michigan’s […]
DETROIT – Some 1,500 people from across the globe are expected to attend the Sustainable Brands conference this week at Cobo Center, which was recently recertified to the American Society for Testing and Materials International Venue Standard, the premier global sustainability standard for the meetings and event industry. Cobo Center, Detroit’s main convention and exhibition venue […]
LANSING – The Institute For Public Policy and Social Research is hosting an event March 29 briefing to provide an update on what’s happening with the development of autonomous vehicles in the Great Lakes Region. Called “Autonomous Vehicles: Where Research and Innovation Hit the Road,” researchers and manufacturers in the business and transportation industry, policy […]
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NEW YORK – Cancer is caused by mistakes in DNA, and a new study finds that in most cancer cases, these mistakes are completely random; they’re not due to heredity or environmental factors, but rather the result of random errors. The mistakes, or mutations, cause cancer to happen because even a tiny error in DNA […]
WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation met this week to hear testimony from unmanned aircraft systems experts, officials and interested parties. To explain the work the FAA has completed, started or continues with, Earl Lawrence, director of the office of unmanned aircraft systems for the Federal Aviation Administration, offered […]
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