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.

Notre Dame Prep, Okemos, Canton Win High School Cyber Challenge

ANN ARBOR—High school teams from across Michigan competed virtually in the finals of the Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge, a cybersecurity competition hosted by the state of Michigan. The 10 qualifying teams, composed of up to three students each, completed challenges designed to test their knowledge of information technology and cybersecurity. The competition scores were

By |2020-10-09T11:29:18-04:00October 9th, 2020|Cyber Defense|

Four20 Post Round Table – How is The Michigan Cannabis Market Shaping Up?

ANN ARBOR - If you want to understand where the Michigan cannabis industry is headed, you want to watch this 20 minute round table discussion that was part of Four20 Post on Oct. 7. Under the microscope were politics, and how the sector could eventually be dominated by very large players and unique specialty boutiques

By |2020-10-09T10:21:35-04:00October 9th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

The Impact On Michigan Of the Supreme Court Striking Down Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 Executive Orders

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown developed a model that shows the health and financial impact by New Year's Day of the Michigan Supreme Court striking down Gov. Whitmer's executive orders on masks, lockdowns, and social distancing. The results are deadly and expensive. You want to watch this video interview and consider the implications of

By |2020-10-09T10:16:10-04:00October 9th, 2020|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science|

MITech TV: Capt. Gary Baker, Ex-Lion Herman Moore, COVID Expert Fred Brown

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV at 2 pm today, tech innovator Gary Baker joins us from his boat in Fort Lauderdale, where he offers pleasure cruises to tourists. Former Detroit Lion Herman Moore explains why he invested in Clicktivated a service that lets lets video viewers engage directly with the products on screen. Infectious

By |2020-10-05T09:07:56-04:00October 5th, 2020|Podcasts|

Ann Arbor Biosciences To Sell New COVID-19 Test – Up To 1M A Day

ANN ARBOR—Officials of Swift Biosciences, a developer of gene sequencing technology, and BillionToOne, a Menlo Park, Calif. diagnostics company, announced that Swift Bioscience will be the exclusive distributor of BillionToOne’s RNA extraction-free, Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) COVID-19 Test Kit for high capacity testing of up to a million tests per day. The test is designed to detect

By |2020-10-04T20:31:50-04:00October 4th, 2020|ESD, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Northern Michigan University Cybersecurity Institute Gets New Partner

MARQUETTE—Officials at Northcross Group, a provider of cybersecurity and business management services, announced an academic partnership with Northern Michigan University. The partnership will help develop cybersecurity skills in the next generation of cyber professionals through internship opportunities and contributions to NMU’s academic programs and the Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute. Working with today’s COVID limitations on

By |2020-10-04T20:26:24-04:00October 4th, 2020|Cyber Defense|

Ypsilanti Gets 5G From T-Mobile

BELLEVUE, Wash.—T-Mobile, the mobile subsidiary of the German telecom company Deutsche Telekom that now includes Sprint, announced that 121 more areas across the United States have gone live with 5G wireless technology. Included in the new communities is the city of Ypsilanti and surrounding areas. 5G delivers peak speeds of up to a gigabit per

By |2020-10-04T20:18:43-04:00October 4th, 2020|ESD|

Michigan Celebrates Small Business Gets New Manager

LANSING—The Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, a nonprofit organization that has conducted an annual business gala for 15 years, has a new managing partner—Kinexus Group, a Benton Harbor-based nonprofit working in workforce and economic development. MCSB’s purpose is to raise the profile of small business in Michigan, build a network of entrepreneurial companies, and tell

By |2020-10-04T20:13:52-04:00October 4th, 2020|ESD|

Kathleen Norton-Schock Updates MCWT, Diva Tech Talk News And Events

ANN ARBOR - Kathleen Norton-Schock returns to MITech TV for her monthly updates on news and events for the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) and her podcast, the award winning Diva Tech Talk. Multifaceted marketing leader, adept at creating and implementing successful plans and tactics to extend a brand, define/achieve a company's mission,

By |2020-10-03T17:57:55-04:00October 3rd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|