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ROYAL OAK – Can’t get to Tennessee to see the eclipse of the sun on Aug. 21? Don’t worry, the Michigan Science Center has got you covered. CEO Tonya Matthews, PhD, said on this segment of M2 TechCast that the Detroit center near Wayne State University’s campus will safely project the eclipse in the Toyota […]
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ROYAL OAK – You may not have heard of Mackevision before, but you’ve seen its Computer-Generated Images in many TV auto commercials and in the world’s most popular TV show, Game of Thrones. Mackevision employs in Troy 500 specialists, experts in product visualization, animation, visual effects for films and interactive applications. Find out more in […]
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ROYAL OAK – Bamboo Detroit, a co-working space in downtown Detroit, has outgrown its space on the third floor of the Julian C. Madison Building and has leased the fourth floor, adding another 3,000 square feet. Co-founder Mike Ferlito explains what’s happening in this segment of M2 TechCast. Ferlito said the new buildout will produce […]
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ROYAL OAK – Given the continuing advances in technology, it is not surprising that companies are using new ways to target potential employees. One of these ways is “geofencing.” Recruiters are now borrowing this technique, which has been honed by digital marketers and social media platforms to get advertising, marketing and brand messages to hyper-focused […]
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TROY – IoTTechConnect.Com, a new website focused on becoming a one-stop shop for companies offering Internet of Things products and services, is issuing a call for white papers, columns, and product offerings to display in an online catalogue. Topics include Autonomous Vehicles, Sensors and related hardware, cybersecurity, Industrial IoT, Agribusiness, Tourism, Wireless Mobility, Smart Buildings, […]
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ROYAL OAK – On Aug. 14, Linda Daichendt, CEO of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, will talk about a new partnership to promote STEM professional videos. Terry Croad, director of planning for the city of Southfield, will discuss plans for a walkable downtown district designed to attract young professionals and diverse economic activity. Tember […]
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LANSING – With changes required to take place starting in April 2018 for some Healthy Michigan enrollees who will have to get coverage in a new marketplace arrangement that includes a health care savings vehicle, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is calling for comments on its plan. Titled the Healthy Michigan Plan Second […]
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LANSING – State energy industry regulators said Thursday their top priority in the coming months is to continue implementation of new comprehensive energy laws passed late last year and don’t expect to see much in the way of major initiatives coming before the Legislature this fall. “It’s a huge amount of work with a lot […]
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LANSING – According to the Project: Time Off report, The State of the American Vacation 2017, it appears that Americans might finally be starting to use their vacation time. For years, vacation time usage has been on the decline in the U.S., but the 2017 report shows some optimistic results. In 2016, American workers took […]
SAN FRANCISCO – Hackers have flooded Android app stores – including the official Google Play store – with over one thousand spyware apps which have the capability to monitor almost every action on an infected device. Dubbed SonicSpy, the malware can silently record calls and audio, take photos, make calls, send text messages to numbers […]
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