DETROIT - Monica Wheat, Managing Director of Backstage Capital, has joined the judging panel for the Chinese-government backed InnoSTARS competition that concludes the day-long IoT Tech Connect Conference April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. The Detroit InnoSTARS quarter finals are open for applicants until April 15. Ten companies will be selected to pitch to
ROYAL OAK – Nezar Akeel, creator and Founder of MaxFit, explains his All-In-One gym product. He’s working with the Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator. Jim Carpp, CTO and Vice Chairman of Rehmann, announces a May 9 free cybersecurity conference in Troy. Dave King, CEO of Red Level Group, announces a digital equipment recycling day in
LANSING - Consumers would have to be notified within 45 days if their "sensitive personally identifying information" was stolen in a data breach, under two bills that moved out of the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, letters continue to go out from one recent example of a data breach, a ransomware incident that
DETROIT - If you or your company want to better understand the latest technologies in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities, IoT Techconnect April 29 at the Michigan Science Center has got you covered. Early bird tickets purchased by March 31 cost just $99 and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks, and beverages all day.
TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9. The conference is presented in partnership with The Michigan Chamber of Commerce and WatchGuard Technologies. The forum will feature a live hacking demo and keynote presentation by
DETROIT – David Bloom, University of Michigan Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, has joined the judging panel for the Chinese-government backed InnoSTARS competition that concludes the day-long IoT Techconnect Conference April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Bloom works at the UM’s School of Information that develops digital and computer skills for more than 500 students.
SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State University is offering what its President Rodney Hanley says is the first university in the nation to launch a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Cannabis Business. Hanley, in an interview with MITechNews.Com Editor Mike Brennan, said the new degree program that will start this fall will “appeal to
NEW YORK - With the release of virtual and augmented reality and the advance of hardware devices, VR is poised to hit the mainstream in the coming years. Healthcare, art, entertainment, sport — the list of applications for VR is endless. Since 2016, virtual reality started to penetrate into the automotive market, as more and
DETROIT - A hacker who was selling details of nearly 890 million online accounts stolen from 32 popular websites in three separate rounds has now put up a fourth batch of millions of records originating from 6 other sites for sale on the dark web. The Hacker News today received a new email from the Pakistani hacker,
ANN ARBOR – Student startups at the University of Michigan took home more than $100,000 in prizes in the final round of the 2019 Michigan Business Challenge, a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition hosted by UM Ross School of Business’ Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. This year, for the first time, the MBC also featured the