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: Data Driven Reform, Cyber Patriot, Smart Bracket, Cannabiz Connection

ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist will discuss his latest column on MITechNews.Com, “Driving Data to Drive Reform.” Tamara Shoemaker, head of Michigan’s  Cyber Patriot program, will interview Detroit-Mercy’s cybersecurity chair Dr. Gregory Laidlaw, Patrick Anderson will explain how he uses his AI platform to power Smart Bracket, a tool to

By |2020-01-19T20:34:49-05:00January 19th, 2020|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Technologist Turned Skipper Gary Baker Gives Hot Tech Trends For 2020

ROYAL OAK - Gary Baker, the founder of Online Tech, one of Michigan's oldest ISPs, splits his time now between working as a technology consultant and skippering his 51-foot catamaran moored in Fort Lauderdale, FL. where he hosts guests as a floating AirBnB of sorts. In this videocast, he provides five tech predictions for 2020.

By |2020-01-19T14:18:09-05:00January 19th, 2020|News|

Apply For SME Education Foundation Scholarships By Feb. 1

SOUTHFIELD—The application process for SME Education Foundation Scholarships remains open through Feb. 1. Eligible students include high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students pursuing degrees in advanced manufacturing, technology, and related engineering fields at two- and four-year colleges. “We’re committed to supporting students and young people as they build their futures,” said Rob Luce, vice president of

By |2020-01-19T13:58:17-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Stardock Rolls Out ‘The Political Machine 2020’ Game For Election Season

PLYMOUTH—Stardock, the Plymouth-based developer of PC strategy games, announced the latest edition of its political strategy simulation, The Political Machine 2020. The PC strategy game allows players to choose a candidate and run for President against either a computer opponent or a candidate controlled by another person over the Internet. Candidates include current Democratic hopefuls Joe

By |2020-01-19T13:55:26-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD|

GVSU’s Muskegon Innovation Hub Opens Nominations For Innovator Of Year

MUSKEGON - Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub has opened nominations for the second annual Lakeshore Innovator of the Year Award, a program that celebrates and recognizes the most innovative ideas on the Lakeshore. The award will be given to an individual or group of people from any business, nonprofit, organization or association in

By |2020-01-19T09:27:25-05:00January 19th, 2020|ESD|

MIMarijuanaReport, Cannabiz Connection Partner To Promote Michigan Cannabis, Hemp, CBD

ANN ARBOR – Michigan Marijuana Report announced that it has partnered with Cannabiz Connection to offer the networking group’s members the chance to tell their stories to a social media audience of more than 10,000 followers. A key component of the new partnership is the launch of the Cannabiz Connection Industry Event Calendar in The

By |2020-01-18T12:06:09-05:00January 18th, 2020|Featured, Hemp, Marijuana Business, News|

Great Lakes Cultivars Looking For Farmers To Raise Its Hemp – Spoiler, They Provide Everything

LANSING - Ed Saleh and Kelli Sneed, from International Harvest Ventures, are recruiting famers to work with their company to grow Hemp for CBD, in a share-cropper style operation. Check it out at www.GreatLakesCultivars.com. https://youtu.be/kt98FA5l2SM  

By |2020-01-18T17:24:37-05:00January 18th, 2020|Featured, Hemp|

Benzinga Founder Jason Raznick Tells the Backstory on Founding his FinTech Company

ROYAL OAK - Jason Raznick, founder of Benzinga, a FinTech News organization, explains its origins, and why he decided to add Cannabis business coverage for his millions of readers worldwide. You can find it at BZCannabis.Com. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7zB0-uAR9M&t=10s  

By |2020-01-19T12:44:13-05:00January 18th, 2020|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Great Lakes Cultivars Looking For Farmers To Raise Its Hemp – Spoiler, They Provide Everything

LANSING - Ed Saleh and Kelli Sneed, from International Harvest Ventures, are recruiting famers to work with their company to grow Hemp for CBD, in a share-cropper style operation. Check it out at www.GreatLakesCultivars.com. https://youtu.be/kt98FA5l2SM

By |2020-01-18T14:24:54-05:00January 17th, 2020|Hemp|