Matt Roush

About Matt Roush

Matt Roush, a former business and technology journalist for such publications as the Traverse City Record Eagle, Crain's Detroit Business and WWJ News Radio's GLTR, is now Director of Media Relations and Managing Editor, University News Bureau. He also is editor of the Engineering Society of Detroit's Technology Century website, plus a co-host of M2 TechCast on the PodcastDetroit Network.

Comcast Boosts Internet Speeds For Most Michigan Customers

PLYMOUTH—Comcast Corp. officials announced an increase in download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for customers in Michigan for no additional charge. Download speeds for the company’s Performance tier will jump from 60 Mbps to 100 Mbps, while Blast! speeds will increase from 150 to 200 Mbps, Extreme will move from

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Car Hauler Rolls Out Mobile Logistics Platform

ROMULUS—United Road, the largest provider of finished vehicle logistics in North America, today announced the launch of Haully, an innovative mobile-based logistics platform designed to make it easier and faster for third party carriers to find and book vehicle loads, including backhauls, in their preferred lanes. The proprietary platform,, was built by United Road to

By |2019-09-22T13:11:25-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Auto Tech|

Lawrence Tech To Host 10th Annual Innovation Encounter

SOUTHFIELD— Innovation Encounter, an engineering competition where collegiate teams design a solution to a real-world technical problem, will be held for the 10th year this fall at Lawrence Technological University. The event will be held Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 at LTU’s campus in Southfield. Eaton, the power management company, is this year’s

By |2019-09-22T13:03:15-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit|

Traverse City Company Launches Self-Service Survey For Cannabis, Hemp Market Research

TRAVERSE CITY—Leaf Traders, a company formed to develop the cannabis and hemp industry, announced the launch of a self-service survey marketplace for qualitative cannabis and hemp market research. The Cannabis Survey Marketplace is a platform for customized cannabis and hemp B2C and B2B research and offers consumers cash rewards for completing surveys. “It’s crucial for

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Open-Source Computer Nonprofit Introduces New, More Powerful Model

ROCHESTER—The Foundation, the Oakland Township-based open-source computer nonprofit, has announced the availability of BeagleBone AI, the newest, fastest, most powerful BeagleBone low cost computer yet. Built on the foundation’s open source Linux approach, BeagleBone AI fills the gap between small single board computers and more powerful industrial computers. Using the Texas Instruments Sitara AM5729

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Henry Ford e-Home Care Cuts Hospital Readmissions

DETROIT—Henry Ford e-Home Care has announced a significant reduction in hospital readmissions for patients receiving telehealth care via Henry Ford’s e-Home Care program. Achieving monthly readmission rates as low as 7 percent, Henry Ford e-Home Care has reduced its average hospital readmission rate for the first six months of 2019 by 45 percent compared with

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Davenport U Gets $4 Million Federal Grant For Cybersecurity Scholarships

GRAND RAPIDS–Davenport University has received a five-year, $4 milliongrant from the National Science Foundation to train and educate the nation’s next generation of cybersecurity experts as part of their CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program. Led by Lonnie Decker and Mark McKinnon of Davenport University, and Andrew Rozema of Grand Rapids Community College, the program will

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Centrepolis Accelerator To Hold Grand Opening Oct. 4

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University—joined by the City of Southfield and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation—will cut the ribbon on its new manufacturing business accelerator Friday, Oct. 4 during an invitation-only ceremony at 9 a.m. A public open house for the new accelerator will follow from noon to 4 p.m. The Centrepolis Accelerator is 6,300 square feet

By |2019-09-14T15:04:47-04:00September 14th, 2019|Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

Comcast Completes $4 Million Expansion In South Lyon

PLYMOUTH—Comcast Corp. announced that it has completed a $4 million network expansion throughout South Lyon that enables the connectivity provider to offer its full suite of business and residential products and services. The new build passes 59 additional businesses and 3,585 homes. The city-wide expansion follows investments made in 2017 and 2018 when Comcast first

By |2019-09-14T15:01:19-04:00September 14th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Cybercrime Support Network Gets Sponsorship From Trend Micro

ANN ARBOR—Cybercrime Support Network,  the national support network and service provider for cybercrime victims, announced a new leadership sponsorship with Trend Micro, a cybersecurity provider. This new sponsorship will provide CSN and Trend Micro an opportunity to serve even more cybercrime and online fraud victims. With an ever-changing IT landscape, riskier user behavior, and ever-evolving threats, it’s

By |2019-09-14T15:01:19-04:00September 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense|