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.

Manufacturing Growth Alliance Sets Webinars On Talent, Automation

LANSING–Small manufacturers across the state are invited to a series of events being hosted by the Manufacturing Growth Alliance to celebrate Michigan’s $105 billion manufacturing Industry during October. National Manufacturing Day, taking place Friday, Oct. 2, is an annual event that brings together hundreds of manufacturers to host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other

By |2020-09-26T18:24:40-04:00September 26th, 2020|ESD|

LTU Accelerator Part Of National Manufacturing Day Pitch Event

SOUTHFIELD—The Centrepolis Accelerator, the manufacturing business accelerator operated by Lawrence Technological University and the city of Southfield, is hosting a National Manufacturing Day Virtual Pitch Event on Friday, Oct. 2. The event is produced in cooperation with Pure Michigan Business Connect, the Michigan Economic Development Corp., Automation Alley, and the Jackson business accelerator Lean Rocket

By |2020-09-26T18:20:21-04:00September 26th, 2020|ESD|

We Must Address Both A Shortage And Lack Of Diversity In The Cybersecurity Workforce

DETROIT - Education provides a funnel where what we really need is a firehose to meet the demand for properly trained and educated cybersecurity workers -.  What do I mean by “Properly trained and Educated”? We need to get up-to-speed on what is necessary to be successful in real cybersecurity careers today. Every employee in

By |2020-09-26T17:39:52-04:00September 26th, 2020|Cyber Defense, ESD|

Al Kaline “Mr. Tiger” Riding Bobblehead Unveiled

MILWAUKEE – On Friday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed bobblehead of Detroit Tigers legend, Al Kaline, riding a tiger. The bobblehead is the newest in the very popular “Riding” bobblehead series and celebrates the Hall of Famer known as “Mr. Tiger” who passed away earlier this year. The

By |2020-09-26T16:51:38-04:00September 26th, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Virtual Job Fair Oct. 27 For SE Michigan Employers To Recruit Direct Care Workers

LANSING -  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Aging and Adult Services Agency has partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to host a virtual job fair for Southeast Michigan employers to help address a shortage of direct care workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has

By |2020-09-26T16:29:58-04:00September 26th, 2020|Coronavirus, Science|

14 New Solar Farms To Be Built In 8 Michigan Counties To Provide 500MW Of Electricity

ASHVILLE, NC – Pine Gate Renewables and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. announced their first wave of solar energy projects into Michigan - 14 new solar farms in eight counties constructed as part of a larger initiative to bring more than 500MW of renewable energy projects to the state through 20-year Power Purchase Agreements. The

By |2020-09-26T16:25:12-04:00September 26th, 2020|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid|

Notification of Medical Marijuana Product Recall

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency issued a health and safety advisory bulletin due to the presence of Vitamin E Acetate in several vape cartridges which failed safety compliance testing in August 2020. These cartridges were manufactured prior to the Emergency Rules for marijuana products intended for inhalation filed on November 22, 2019. All affected

By |2020-09-26T16:03:25-04:00September 26th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Want To Redeem The Deposits On Those Bottle And Cans In Your Basement?

LANSING – Michiganders seeking their 10-cent deposit on bottles and cans will soon have more options for redeeming their deposits, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. With the beginning of “Phase 2” on Oct. 5, 2020, all grocery stores, supermarkets, convenience stores, gas stations and other retailers with reverse vending machine must reopen their

By |2020-09-26T15:31:49-04:00September 26th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

TechTown Toast Of The Town Goes Virtual Oct. 1

DETROIT –Since its launch six years ago, TechTown Detroit’s Toast of the Town, the organization’s annual benefit and award ceremony, has been a veritable “Who’s Who” of Detroit’s business and entrepreneurial community, consistently drawing hundreds of people in attendance and selling out of tickets each year. This year, due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, TechTown

By |2020-09-26T14:26:58-04:00September 26th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, News|

Detroit Auto Show Moves To Fall 2021 In Hopes Pandemic Won’t Be Impact

DETROIT - The North American International Auto Show move its reimagined indoor and outdoor show, originally planned for summer 2021, to Sept. 28 – Oct. 9, 2021. NAIAS officials say the show is teed up to be a global powerhouse of current product and next-generation mobility combined with immersive brand activations and product engagement for

By |2020-09-26T08:19:15-04:00September 26th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured|