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.

Bamboo Detroit To Open Royal Oak Co-Working Center

ANN ARBOR - Amanda Lewan, co-founder of Bamboo Detroit co-working space, joins Matt and Mike to announce that her newest location, Royal Oak, will open in January. Coworking & Virtual Offices Open Coworking includes 24/7 access to open workspaces, mail services, Wi-Fi, printing, conference rooms, coffee bar, common areas, and more. Coworking offers a more creative and

By |2020-11-19T08:10:00-05:00November 19th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

COVID-19 Health Update: Now 2 Vaccine Candidates

ANN ARBOR - Fred Brown, our epidemiologist, discusses the two COVID-19 vaccine candidates that have been introduced in the past week. The Moderna Therapeutics candidate may be able to get into mass production faster than the candidate developed by Pfizer, he said. https://youtu.be/TtFbEz0284M Trained as a medicinal biochemist, Fred has been on the discovery, development

By |2020-11-17T20:47:15-05:00November 17th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

Back To Michigan’ Virtual Job Fairs Start Nov. 17 To Bring IT Talent Home

LANSING - Back To Michigan, a series of eight virtual job fairs for people interested in relocating back to Michigan, will be hosted by community partners throughout the state from November 17-24. During each of the eight virtual events – which are free to attend – job seekers can talk one-on-one with recruiters from organizations

By |2020-11-17T14:53:15-05:00November 17th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Ann Arbor SPARK’s Annual Tech Homecoming Goes Virtual November 24

ANN ARBOR - Virtually join Ann Arbor SPARK November 24, 3 – 7 p.m. for Tech Homecoming, its annual job seeker event, and network with area companies looking to hire. The Ann Arbor area is home to hundreds of high-tech and life science businesses and one of the most highly skilled workforces in the nation, along

By |2020-11-16T08:05:54-05:00November 16th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Pfizer Vaccine Could Be Available For High Risk People In January

ANN ARBOR - Fred Brown, an epidemiologist who works with states, nations and transition teams, evauluates not only the Pfizer vaccine announced earlier in November, but also 170 plus other vaccines in development. He remains optimistic high risks Americans will be able to get their shots in January. Brown has been working with a number

By |2020-11-15T16:50:16-05:00November 15th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

MITech TV Nov. 16: Bamboo Royal Oak, Impossible Foods, COVID-19 Vaccine Models

ANN ARBOR - On MITechTV Monday Nov. 16 at 2 pm, Amanda Lewan the co-founder of Bamboo Detroit co-working space in Detroit, will talk about her newest location under development in Royal Oak. At 2:15 Rachel Konrad, former Detroit Free Press auto writer, is now the head of worldwide communications for Impossible Foods, a plant-based

By |2020-11-15T16:43:02-05:00November 15th, 2020|Podcasts|

Brom Stibitz Michigan CIO On “A” Grades From Digital States Survey

ANN ARBOR - The State Of Michigan again earned "A" grades from the Center for Digital Government for the sixth straight time, only one of two states to be accorded this honor. Brom Stibitz the Michigan CIO joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan on MITech TV to discuss what this means for the state and

By |2020-11-13T10:41:59-05:00November 13th, 2020|Cyber Defense, mitechtv, Politics, Politics/Government|

Detroit Could Grow Hemp On Vacant Urban Land

ANN ARBOR  - Greg Pawlowski, a Detroit city planner, in this interview said Mayor Duggan is very interested in the idea of growing hemp for non human consumption on the 35,000 vacant parcels of land (where the building has been demolished) owned by City government. While plans remain preliminary, the upside opportunity is enormous, particularly

By |2020-11-13T08:17:42-05:00November 12th, 2020|Hemp, Marijuana Business, mitechtv, News|

Building Your Business with Cross Platform Mobile Development Tools

DETROIT - In today's rapidly changing world of technology demand for mobile applications is at an all-time high. The pressure to quickly and efficiently bring apps to market is ever-present for both the developers and their clients. In the past having teams of native developers were common, but in today's market users expect immediate access

By |2020-11-10T14:26:28-05:00November 10th, 2020|Guest Columns|

State Of Michigan Offers Free COVID-19 Tracing App

LANSING - The state of Michigan has developed a free exposure notification app to for COVID-19 tracing called MI COVID Alert. The anonymous, no cost and voluntary app, piloted in Ingham County and on the campus of Michigan State University last month, lets users know whether they may have recently been exposed to COVID-19.  Users

By |2020-11-09T19:28:05-05:00November 9th, 2020|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|