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.

DTE To Request Proposals For New Solar, Wind Resources

DETROIT - DTE Energy Monday  announced it is issuing Requests for Proposals for additional solar and wind projects in Michigan. DTE will use these resources to help achieve compliance with Michigan's Renewable Portfolio Standard, source its voluntary renewable energy programs and deliver on its commitment to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80 percent by 2040. Through the RFP,

By |2019-09-16T09:02:26-04:00September 16th, 2019|Clean Update, Featured|

Cannabusiness Seminar, Securatech, Griffin Secure Transport, Sensi Park Update

ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast Sept. 16, Attorney Travis Coperhaver from the Cannabis Legal Group will highlight their upcoming seminar “Cultivating A Successful Cannabusiness.” Rudy Patros Sr., owner of Securatech, will discuss setting up a secure grow facility. Gene Simon, owner of Griffin Secure Transport, provides details on his Cannabis transportation business. Steven Bratic

By |2019-09-16T09:19:05-04:00September 15th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Gov. Whitmer to keynote Michigan Energy Innovators Gala

LANSING—The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (EIBC) announced that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be the keynote speaker at its Seventh Annual Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. EIBC officials said Whitmer has already demonstrated a commitment to an advanced energy economy in her first nine months in

By |2019-09-14T15:53:39-04:00September 14th, 2019|Clean Update, Government/Politics, Politics/Government|

20 Cannabis Trimmers Needed For Contract Work In Upper Peninsula

STERLING HEIGHTS – MyCannaJobs is looking to hire on a contract basis 20 trimmers to aid in trimming cannabis flowers in a MMFLA location located near Germfask, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula. The contract is with Lovely Ladies Who Trim LLC owned by Lynn Cavallo and Brittany Smith. THC123 President and MyCannaJobs.com Owner, Anthony Sabatella,

By |2019-09-11T14:22:53-04:00September 11th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Backstage Capital, Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference, Pros And Cons Of Open Source Software

ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast Sept. 9 - Now MITech TV - Monica Wheat, Managing Director Backstage Capital, updates progress at her accelerator. Michelle Richards, Executive Director Great Lakes Women’s Business Council, provides details on her September conference. Russell Gelvin, an Attorney for Traverse Legal, will talks about the pros and cons of using

By |2019-09-08T20:34:04-04:00September 8th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Detroit FinTech Bay To Share Space At TechTown With Detroit Blockchain Center

DETROIT – Detroit FinTech Bay announced that it will welcome the Detroit Blockchain Center as a resident within its space in TechTown Detroit. Additionally, Detroit FinTech Bay’s first board of advisors is announced. Entrepreneurs and leaders from financial institutions, corporations, community groups and academia make up the group’s membership. Partnership with Detroit Blockchain Center Co-founded

By |2019-09-06T17:46:52-04:00September 6th, 2019|Blockchain, New Products / Contracts|

GVSU Economist: Marginal Growth Returns In West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS — After last month's dip, the pace of the West Michigan industrial economy returned to a very modest growth rate, a Grand Valley State University economist reported. Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business, surveyed local business leaders and his findings below are

By |2019-09-08T20:01:43-04:00September 6th, 2019|Featured, News|

Michigan Pure Med Calls For Stronger Safety Standards Following MRA’s Largest Recall To Date

 MARSHALL –  Michigan Pure Med, a vertically-integrated pharmaceutical medical cannabis company, called for stronger marijuana manufacturing safety standards following the Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s (MRA)’s recall of four products on Aug. 30. “Marijuana offers enormous potential to improve lives, however, there have been too many headlines and recalls of marijuana products tainted with mold, pesticides and

By |2019-09-06T17:24:27-04:00September 6th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Poll: Job Satisfaction Climbs to Highest Level in Over Two Decades

NEW YORK -A nationwide survey conducted by The Conference Board shows that about 54 percent of U.S. workers are satisfied with their employment, up 3 percent from the prior year, as workers also report being much more at ease about their job security. And Millennials have experienced a surge in confidence regarding their wages. The

By |2019-09-06T17:06:57-04:00September 6th, 2019|News|

Allied Universal Acquires Midstate Security

WYOMING - Allied Universal, a security and facility services company, has acquired Midstate Security – a fully integrated electronic security and monitoring systems company based in Wyoming, Michigan, a suburb of Grand Rapids. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The addition of Midstate is the first of many steps we are taking to build-out our technology

By |2019-09-05T20:50:29-04:00September 5th, 2019|Cyber Defense, News|