About Mike Brennan

Founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

Michigan Virtual Releases New School AI Guide

LANSING—As school districts across Michigan examine artificial intelligence and its implications in the classroom, Michigan Virtual, a pioneer in digital learning for the past 25 years, has developed the first of its kind comprehensive Planning Guide for AI: A Framework for School Districts. “Digital technologies—the computer, the cellphone, the Internet—have profoundly shaped our world and impacted

By |2023-09-21T17:13:04-04:00September 21st, 2023|Artificial Intelligence|

Flo Vehicle Chargers Sold In Vermont

AUBURN HILLS–The Canadian EV charger builder Flo, which has established its manufacturing base in Auburn Hills, announced the first sale of its Flo Ultra fast charging systems to Green Mountain Power in Vermont. The chargers are being produced at Flo’s Auburn Hills plant. “The first sale of FLO Ultra marks a new era in EV charging, delivering

By |2023-09-21T17:05:19-04:00September 21st, 2023|ESD|

Nominations Open For Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2024

LANSING—Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program, a prestigious annual competition that recognizes successful growing businesses and their supporters. The winners will be honored at the 20th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala May 21, 2024. The awards program provides an opportunity for business owners and supporters

By |2023-09-21T16:59:17-04:00September 21st, 2023|ESD, Small Business Association of Michigan|

May Mobility Sale To Improve Autonomous Transit For Healthcare

ANN ARBOR–Autonomous vehicle builder May Mobility announced it is working with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to provide its microtransit service to improve access to healthcare in Martinez, Calif. May Mobility has been selected to provide on-demand transportation for staff, patients, their families and others in the surrounding community. The service aims to reduce medical appointment

By |2023-09-21T16:49:43-04:00September 21st, 2023|Mobile MI, Mobility|

Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport Announces Air Service Increases

KALAMAZOO - The Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport announced expanded flight options on its existing air carriers as the airport works to regain air service to pre-pandemic levels. With these new flights the airport will be at 65 percent of pre-pandemic levels for seats in October 2023 and be at 85 percent of pre-pandemic levels for

By |2023-09-21T16:15:56-04:00September 21st, 2023|New Products / Contracts|

World’s First Humanoid Robot Factory Set To Open This Year

CORVALLIS, Ore. -Agility Robotics, creator of the bipedal robot Digit, announced that the company is opening RoboFab, a robot manufacturing facility in Salem, Oregon with the capability to produce more than 10,000 robots per year. “Not only are we building the world’s first factory for humanoid robots, but we’re doing so in the United States

By |2023-09-21T15:47:34-04:00September 21st, 2023|Featured, Industry 4.0|

Every Phone And TV In US Set To Temporarily Blackout October 4

WASHINGTON - FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts on Oct. 4 that will temporarily blackout all consumer cell phones, and also be sent to radio and TV stations. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both

By |2023-09-21T15:38:22-04:00September 21st, 2023|Featured, News|

Michigan Cannabis Pioneer Rick Thompson Passes, Business Partner Jamie Lowell Provides Video Tribute

FLINT - Rick Thompson, one of the founding lights in cannabis legalization in Michigan, was extinguished on Monday Sept. 18 from colon cancer. His long-time friend and podcast partner, Jamie Lowell, reflects on the contributions Dale Richard Thompson made as not only the Executive Director of Michigan NORML, but also as a pioneer in the

By |2023-09-21T15:30:34-04:00September 21st, 2023|Marijuana Business, News|

Nasa UFO report: Unexplained Objects Could Pose Threat

WASHINGTON DC - Nasa announced it was appointing a director of UFO research after admitting that there were still unexplained objects in the skies that could be a threat to US airspace. The US Space Agency released a new report today following a 15-month inquiry into Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP), warning that the data was

By |2023-09-21T15:39:34-04:00September 21st, 2023|Featured, Industry 4.0|

UFO Remains: Mexico Scientists Release New Video Of Alleged ‘Mummified Alien’ Corpse X-Rays

Mexican doctors have carried out several laboratory studies on the remains of alleged non-human beings, which were presented in recent days to Mexico's congress. According to Jose de Jesus Zalce Benitez, director of the Health Sciences Research Institute of the Secretary of the Navy, the studies showed that the alleged bodies belonged to a single

By |2023-09-21T15:19:30-04:00September 21st, 2023|Guest Columns|