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ROYAL OAK – On M2 TechCast Dec. 11, Tember Shea from Inforum’s inGAGE program will talk women in technology. Rick Beckers will provide some exciting news about the IoT TechConnect event in April. Then Red Level’s Patrick Dooley will discuss the latest Microsoft service offerings. M2 Techcast is heard live Monday’s from 3 to 4 […]
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FARMINGTON HILLS — The Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association has awarded Newman Consulting Group LLC its “Exemplary Project Award” for its energy efficiency project at The Whitney restaurant in Detroit. The award came at GLREA’s annual meeting, held Dec. 2 in Lansing. Newman Consulting was commended for its work at the Whitney, a 120-year-old mansion […]
EAST LANSING – Michigan State University will broaden its research and education partnership with McLaren Health Care, as the medical provider looks to build a new hospital near the university’s campus. “MSU has long enjoyed a close relationship with McLaren, and this new collaboration allows us to explore additional partnerships to jointly deliver health care […]
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ANN ARBOR – CampGig.Com, a summer camp staffing solution, won first prize and a purse of $25,000 at Ann Arbor SPARK’s Entrepreneur Boot Camp, while Breath of Life was runner-up and took home $10,000. The winners were selected by a panel of experts, based on the business’ investor pitch. Boot Camp is designed for entrepreneurs […]
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The 2018 SBA awards include: + Michigan Small Business Person of the Year + Small Business Exporter of the Year + Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year + Women Owned Small Business + SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year Nominations Due by December 18 Nominate Here
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SAN FRANCISCO – After the year we’ve had, do you need any more convincing that your personal information is constantly being exposed to hackers? It wasn’t just the Equifax hack, which leaked 145.5 million Social Security numbers, or the WannaCry ransomware attackthat locked up our computers and demanded a ransom paid in bitcoins. Even the security software […]
BIRMINGHAM – Since the role of CISO was invented by Citibank in 1995 there have been frequent debates on reporting structure. The most common shape for that debate is: should the Chief Information Security Officer report to the CIO or the CEO? As someone who lived through the great quality revolution in automotive, I have […]
ANN ARBOR – Registration is now open for the Running Start youth entrepreneurial workshop program, an engaging, mentor-led, workshop-based approach to equip youth with entrepreneurial skills to start a business. “We’ve had an enthusiastic response from parents and the local community about this new workshop series,” noted Founder & President of Running Start, Debra Power. “Due to demand, we have opened […]
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HOUSTON – High-performance electrodes for lithium-ion batteries can be improved by paying closer attention to their defects — and capitalizing on them, according to Rice University scientists. Rice materials scientist Ming Tang and chemists Song Jin at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Linsen Li at Wisconsin and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a study […]
DETROIT – The North American International Auto Show announced Thursday that 57 automotive technology startups will showcase their technologies as part of the NAIAS’ startup event, AutoMobili-D. 2018 NAIAS Chairman Ryan LaFontaine, CEO of the LaFontaine Automotive Group in Highland Township, noted that the number of startups exhibiting is up nearly 40 percent from the event’s […]
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