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.

Cybersecurity Expert Stiennon’s Latest Book: Secure Cloud Transformation

BIRMINGHAM - IT-Harvest Press, an imprint of analyst firm IT-Harvest, is launching Secure Cloud Transformation: The CIO's Journey at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco, March 4th. The book, written by industry analyst Richard Stiennon, documents the cloud transformation journey of 16 digital pioneers at some of the largest organizations in the world. "When an enterprise embarks on their cloud

By |2019-02-15T13:37:02+00:00February 15th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Report: Third Of Manufacturers Aim To Improve Operations Using Industrial Internet Of Things

TROY – Plex Systems, cloud ERP and MES manufacturing developer, Thursday released the results of a new report that shows today’s manufacturers hope to improve operations using the Industrial Internet of Things. Plex’s annual State of Manufacturing Technology survey collects information from global manufacturers to measure current technology use and future implementation and adoption plans.

By |2019-02-19T07:26:59+00:00February 14th, 2019|IoT, Small Business Association of Michigan|

Report: Internet Of Things Huge Tool To Generate New Revenue

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.  – The Internet of Things has the potential to deliver cost savings and generate new revenues for organizations that can handle IoT’s complexity, build new workforce skills and address heightened security demands, according to a new report released today by CompTIA, the leading trade association for the global technology industry. CompTIA “2019

By |2019-02-14T20:32:52+00:00February 13th, 2019|Featured, IoT|

Paul Riser Jr. Named inaugural Director Detroit Urban Solutions

DETROIT - Paul Riser Jr. has been named the inaugural director of Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium seeking to advance the growth of Detroit’s technology ecosystem and develop cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and similar urban areas. Since 2014, Riser has served as Managing Director of Technology-Based Entrepreneurship at TechTown Detroit,

By |2019-02-13T20:19:36+00:00February 13th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

123Net Partners With Telia Carrier To Meet Bandwidth Demand From Self-Driving Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD - With Michigan leading the nation with the most permissive self-driving vehicle laws in the country, 123Net has beefed up its bandwidth by partnering with Telia Carrier’s 100G-enabled number one ranked global IP backbone to meet this growing connectivity demand. 123Net, Michigan’s premier data center services provider and host of the Detroit Internet Exchange,

By |2019-02-12T13:27:25+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured, IoT|

BullsEye Telecom CEO, Invest Detroit Ventures, CAVita And IoT TechConnect, Tech248 Update

ROYAL OAK - BullsEye Telecom’s new CEO Tom Tisko talks about the changes he is making. Invest Detroit Ventures Tember Shea interviews portfolio company Javier Evelyn, Founder & CEO of Alerjea. CAVita Principle Barry Einsig explains why his company is sponsoring the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle track at IoTTechConnect. Tech248’s Greg Doyle updates what’s happening

By |2019-02-12T13:51:40+00:00February 10th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Project Raven – US Mercenaries Working For UAE To Hack Enemies – Stiennon Tells All

ROYAL OAK - Cybersecurity experts Richard Stiennon takes a deep dive into Project Raven - a team of American mercenaries hired by the United Arab Emirates to hack its enemies. The story is non-fiction, but sounds like a fictionalized cyber spy novel.  He also updates other scary cyber threats like the Apple Facetime bug that

By |2019-02-09T18:07:15+00:00February 9th, 2019|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcast - Diva Tech Talk, Podcasts|

MISBDC New State Director Collins Talks Helping Michigan’s Small Businesses Grow

ROYAL OAK - J.D. Collins, the new State Director for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, introduces himself and explains what the MISBDC does to help entrepreneurs make their dreams come true. J.D. Collins To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e157-jd-collins-state-director-misbdc

Grand Circus Offers Intro To Coding Workshop – Free, Really

DETROIT - Interested in tech? Wondering if coding could be your strong suit? Join Grand Circus for an Intro to Coding Workshop. Simply click on the link below and reserve your spot. Check out one of these hands-on, entry-level (FREE!) coding classes if you’d like to get more familiar with basic programming and you’re ready

By |2019-02-08T15:16:07+00:00February 8th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|