mikebrennan

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.

Oakland County Execs Head To Washington DC, Germany Looking For Business

WATERFORD – Oakland County economic developers are hoping to give the county’s sizable international business presence a boost as they head this week  to the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C. and to Germany in search of new businesses. Irene Spanos, the county’s director of economic development, leads a team that is attending SelectUSA,

By | 2018-06-17T18:51:52+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Grand Rapids Chamber Wins National Communications Awards

GRAND RAPIDS – The Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce has been named a winner of two national industry awards. Presented annually by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Communications Excellence awards program is designed to celebrate exceptional work in the areas of advertising and marketing, campaigns, digital and publications. The GRACC received an

By | 2018-06-17T18:47:03+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Announcements/New Products|

SBA Small Biz Loans, Grand Circus And Facebook, LTU Defines Vibranium, MITechNews.TV

ROYAL OAK - Oakland County’s Cathy Rasegan will tell business owners about the SBA 504 Loan program? Grand Circus’ Damien Rocchi will discuss his downtown Detroit training center’s partnership with Facebook to train 1 million people across the US, including Michigan. LTU’s Sibrina Collins explains a recent paper she published called “Black Panther, Vibranium, and the Periodic

By | 2018-06-18T08:40:46+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Motor City Connect Moves Monthly Meet-Up To Ferndale Co-Working Space

FERNDALE - Motor City Connect has been hosting its monthly mixers at BD's in Royal Oak for years. On June 26, founder Terry Bean moves his feast to Ferndale to a new co-working space at 1200 Woodward Heights. No more parking tickets, stir fry or dark back rooms...at least for June. “While I love me

By | 2018-06-15T16:51:34+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Xfinity xFi Pods Provide Wi-Fi Service To Even The Biggest Homes

ROYAL OAK - Have a large home that gets spotty Wi-Fi coverage. Xfinity has you covered with its  xFi Pods, small adaptive pods that plug into any electrical outlet, pair with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway, and help customers extend reliable WiFi coverage to hard to reach areas of their home.

By | 2018-06-15T13:16:40+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Connected Tech, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

AT&T’s IT Can Wait Anti-Distracted Driver Campaign Explained

ROYAL OAK - The road is full of people whose lives are at risk the second you take your eyes off the road to look at your phone. If you'd never use your phone with someone in the car, you shouldn't do it alone. AT&T’s Teresa Mask explains the IT Can Wait anti-distracted driver campaign

By | 2018-06-15T13:05:16+00:00 June 15th, 2018|M2 TechCast, News, Podcasts|

Back Story On The $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge

ROYAL OAK - Jeff Cranson from the Michigan Department of Transportation outlines the $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge grant initiative to address core mobility gaps for seniors, persons with disabilities and veterans across the state. Michigan Mobility Challenge will engage the state’s robust technology, start-up and transportation networks – along with service providers, advocacy groups and

By | 2018-06-15T11:46:11+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Connected Tech, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Detroit Mobility Innovation Initiative Launches With Six Pilots

LANSING - The state of Michigan, city of Detroit, and numerous businesses and nonprofits recently teamed up to address the mobility challenges Detroit residents face with the Detroit Mobility Initiative. After research and extensive listening sessions, four focus areas were identified as initial priority projects. Focus areas include neighborhood mobility, downtown accessibility, traffic safety and

By | 2018-06-14T19:49:39+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Connected Tech|

Deadline To Apply For Pitch Club Grand Circus July 1

FARMINGTON HILLS – The deadline to apply for Pitch Club Grand Circus is July 1. Sponsors for the July 25 event include Kyyba Innovations, Bodman PLC and TiE Detroit. The select pool of the companies chosen to pitch at the monthly Pitch Club events will be provided investment opportunities in the form of presenting to

By | 2018-06-14T19:34:47+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|