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.

MITech TV Jan. 25: MGCS Goes Virtual Apps Due Feb. 2, Diva Tech Talk, MCWT, COVID Vaccine Safety, Distribution Plan

ANN ARBOR - We have a great show lined up for MITech TV on Monday Jan. 25. At 2 pm, David Brophy will be joining us to talk about how the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium will be virtual again this year due to the pandemic. Applications are due by Feb. 2 so we hope he

By |2021-01-23T15:05:17-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Podcasts|

What Is A Portable Microscope?

DETROIT - There could’ve been at least one time in your life when you’ve needed to observe something up close—a piece of jewelry, a rock, or bacteria. Whether in science class in high school or during university, you may have come across a microscope in one shape or size. Most people are familiar with larger-scale

By |2021-01-23T13:39:26-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

2021 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Goes Virtual – Partners With InvestMidwest

ANN ARBOR– A staple of private equity finance conferences, the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium goes virtual in April for the second time with partner InvestMidwest in what's billed as the Midwest Venture Showcase - a two-day conference to match up agriculture, life sciences, medical device, and technology startups with heavy weight investors. Take note, if

By |2021-01-21T15:51:26-05:00January 21st, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Lawrence Technological University STEM Centers Seeks To Add More Women, People Of Color

ANN ARBOR - Sibrina Collins, executive director of the LTU Marburger STEM Center, joins co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to talk about LTU's efforts to introduce Science, Technology, Engineering and Match to young women and people of color. The Lawrence Technological University A. Alfred Taubman Engineering, Architecture, and

By |2021-01-21T11:10:29-05:00January 21st, 2021|mitechtv, STEM|

Engineering Society of Detroit Looking To Fill The Gender, People Of Color Gap In Tech, Engineering

ANN ARBOR - Robert Magee, executive director of the Engineering Society of Detroit, joins co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush on a special Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday show. Magee is offering several educational programs aimed at bringing more women and people of color into STEM. ESD Vision Serving this generation of engineers, scientists and

By |2021-01-21T11:02:12-05:00January 21st, 2021|ESD, mitechtv|

MITech TV: Engineering Grads And LTU STEM Updates, COVID Vaccine News

ANN ARBOR - Robert Magee executive director of the Engineering Society of Detroit will review statics on Engineering graduates and the gap, why ESD started GEA Academy and his future views. Sibrina Collins Lawrence Technological University STEM Director on the importance of storytelling and broadening the image of STEM professionals in the classroom. Fred Brown

By |2021-01-18T10:49:48-05:00January 17th, 2021|Podcasts|

Fred Brown Updates Bottlenecks in Vaccine Distribution System

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown updates the bottlenecks that have stimied COVID-19 vaccine distribution to the US population. Trained as a medicinal biochemist, Brown has been on the discovery, development and/or launch teams of 27 major pharmaceutical, 13 diagnostic and 6 vaccine products.  Collectively, these products save the lives of over 5.6 million people

By |2021-01-16T15:03:08-05:00January 16th, 2021|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Xfinity Data Caps Rebuffed, Business Plans Outlined

ANN ARBOR - Michelle Gilbert, vice president of communications at Comcast's Heartland Region (Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky) rebuffs story in the technology press that claims Comcast data caps will cost people money. She also outlines various plans businesses can purchase to bundle Internet and telephone services. Her job is to develop and manage all proactive and

By |2021-01-14T21:16:34-05:00January 14th, 2021|Business, mitechtv|

Michigan Marijuana Report Audience Growing Rapidly

ANN ARBOR - Dan Keelan, publisher of the Michigan Marijuana Report, updates how much the digital publication has grown in the past year and hints at some of the new programs that will be launched in 2021. As a disclaimer, Mike Brennan is Editor of MIMarijuanaReport.Com. https://youtu.be/pV8_IXM9ngY

By |2021-01-14T19:33:21-05:00January 14th, 2021|Marijuana Business, mitechtv, News|