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.

PayPal vs Skrill: Pros And Cons Of Payment Methods In Online Casinos

Payment methods are there for deposits and withdrawals, and you certainly have to leave plenty of options for lots of different people - especially because not everyone uses the same digital wallets or credit and debit cards. Thus, casinos started offering practically everything. Among an abundance of payment options, there are digital wallets - PayPal

By |2024-02-21T17:14:06-05:00February 21st, 2024|Guest Columns|

Chinese Hackers In US Electrical Grid, Water Treatment Plants, Infrastructure

BIRMINGHAM - News came out last week that Chinese hackers have been in the US infrastructure (Including electrical grids, water treatment plants) for five years. Cybersecurity professional Richard Stiennon joins MITechTV to provide analysis. Stiennon said US cyber experts were aware of the Chinese presence and watched them to see what they would do. He

By |2024-02-20T11:03:10-05:00February 20th, 2024|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|

PSN Technology Survey Seeks Cybersecurity Responses

DEARBORN - Phillipp Emma, CEO of PSN Technology, shares details on a survey he is asking companies to complete that looks at their cybersecurity infrastructure and needs. PSN Technology is a Michigan-based phone, internet, and IT services provider with a staff of technology and business professionals whom pride themselves on customer service, exceeding industry standards,

By |2024-02-22T15:24:43-05:00February 20th, 2024|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|

Public invited To February 28 Career Fair At Washtenaw Community College

ANN ARBOR – Job seekers are invited to Washtenaw Community College’s (WCC) Annual Winter Career Fair on Wednesday, February 28. Approximately 70 employers are expected to attend the fair, with many looking to hire for immediate job opportunities. The event, which is free and open to the public and students, will run from 4-6 p.m.

By |2024-02-19T17:52:04-05:00February 19th, 2024|ESD, Featured|

Build Like A Girl Construction Info Session Feb 27

MIDLAND - Lisa Tarkington, founder and executive director of Self Love Beauty, will kick-off Build Like a Girl with a mini-workshop on confidence. Build Like a Girl, hosted by the Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA), Associated Builders & Contractors Greater Michigan (ABC) and LOGIC (Ladies Operating for Growth in Construction), is set for 5:30 PM

By |2024-02-19T16:50:44-05:00February 19th, 2024|ESD, mitechtv|

Chinese Hackers Infiltrate US Infrastructure, Cybersecurity Survey, Build Like A Girl

On MITech TV Feb. 19, Cybersecurity pro Richard Stiennon talks about the Chinese hackers infiltrating US infrastructure, as well as US shutting down Russian hackers. Phillipp Emma shares a survey he is asking companies to complete that looks at their cybersecurity infrastructure. Cathy Geiger updates the Build Like A Girl program that helps train women

By |2024-02-19T11:19:15-05:00February 19th, 2024|Podcasts|

How Graphene Batteries Are Poised to Revolutionize Cordless Power Tools

Cordless tools have been making strides over the past few years, as batteries become more advanced, smaller, and lighter. Lithium ion batteries have been slowly increasing their capacity and run time while shrinking in size and weight. But there’s a new material on the market for cordless tools: graphene, a lightweight material that has changed

By |2024-02-19T10:57:48-05:00February 19th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Musk: Tesla Humanoid Robot Will Be Able To Do Everything Better Than Us

TEXAS - In a past message on X, Elon Musk said Tesla Inc.'s humanoid robot called Optimus could “eliminate dangerous, repetitive, boring tasks.” He suggests a future where robots integrate into daily lives, helping people with both mundane chores like doing the dishes to working in hazardous conditions. In a Jan. 15, 2023, message on

By |2024-02-18T18:35:08-05:00February 18th, 2024|Industry 4.0|

Unveiling The Chip That’s Reimagining AI Processing

PHILADELPHIA -Penn Engineers have developed a new chip that uses light waves, rather than electricity, to perform the complex math essential to training AI. The chip has the potential to radically accelerate the processing speed of computers while also reducing their energy consumption. The silicon-photonic (SiPh) chip’s design is the first to bring together Benjamin

By |2024-02-18T18:19:42-05:00February 18th, 2024|Science|

January Michigan Cannabis Sales Top $242 Million, Big Drop From Record-Breaking December

LANSING - Michigan January cannabis sales totaled $242,812,694, according to the Cannabis Regulatory Agency, with $240,289,360 for adult-use sales, and just $2,523,333 sold to medical marijuana patients. The January total represented a big drop from the record-breaking $280 million sold in December, but still higher than the $207 million sold in January 2023. Michigan collected

By |2024-02-14T16:41:26-05:00February 14th, 2024|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|