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4 Finalists Named For Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest – All Four Foodies

Pictured above, Nezaa Bandele – Paradise Natural Foods. DETROIT – The public has spoken and Friday Hatch Detroit announced the four finalists who will advance to the final round of the 2018 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Bedrock. These four entrepreneurs are competing to win $50,000 from Comerica Bank and more than $200,000 in pro

By |2018-08-17T13:25:27+00:00August 17th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

DTE Energy, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy In Renewable Natural Gas Project 

DETROIT - DTE Energy broke ground last week on a project with Wisconsin-based Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy to begin creating renewable natural gas generated from dairy cow waste as a fuel to power compressed natural gas vehicles, offsetting the use of fossil-based fuels. DTE has launched a broad sustainability initiative that will cut methane emissions by

By |2018-08-16T19:35:21+00:00August 16th, 2018|Clean Update, New Products / Contracts|

MSU Researchers Create Synthetic Biological Devices To Treat Chronic, Uncured Diseases

EAST LANSING - Michigan State University engineering researchers are working to create ‘synthetic biological-devices’ inside the cells of mammals that will enable new treatments for chronic and uncured diseases. A cross-disciplinary team of biomedical and electrical engineers will build biological circuits, oscillators, and toggle switches inside cells to respond to electromagnetic fields as a mean

By |2018-08-14T20:08:37+00:00August 14th, 2018|Life Sciences|

Detroit Internet Exchange Partners With Arista To Expand High Speed Capacity – Attract New Members

DETROIT  – The Detroit Internet Exchange is partnering with Arista to implement innovative high capacity hardware to bring more participants to the exchange. 123Net, who hosts the DET-IX, shared the DET-IX vision with Arista, which provided a new DCS-7504 N switch to expand capacity at the exchange, one of the largest not-for-profit Internet exchange points

By |2018-08-14T19:07:11+00:00August 14th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Plex Systems Hires Hehl As Chief Sales Officer

TROY - Fred Hehl has been hired as chief sales officer for Plex Systems, which develops cloud Enterprise Resource Planning and Manufacturing Execution System software. Hehl brings more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing enterprise technology and providing mission critical cloud systems to businesses around the globe. “Fred brings deep enterprise software experience, an

By |2018-08-07T21:12:51+00:00August 7th, 2018|New Products / Contracts, News|

BullsEye Telecom Offers VirtualTech Network Diagnostic Tool

SOUTHFIELD -  BullsEye Telecom is offering a comprehensive diagnostic testing product that analyzes network issues and provides non-invasive troubleshooting without disrupting day-to-day business operations. VirtualTech provides real-time Synthetic testing of (TCP/UDP) advanced diagnostic testing such as “VoIP Trickle” test and UDP Capacity testing, including: Circuit review (packet loss, jitter, and upstream/downstream latency) VoIP mean opinion

By |2018-08-07T20:19:13+00:00August 7th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Meijer To Switch To LED Interior Lighting – Expects To Reduce Electricity Costs By 50 Percent

WALKER - Meijer plans to join the sustainability movement by switching all its stores to LED interior lighting by 2021. The change is expected to save the regional retail giant as much as 50 percent annually in electricity charges. Meijer first implemented an all-LED store in Beavercreek, Ohio, in 2013. The project launched in June

By |2018-08-07T20:19:13+00:00August 7th, 2018|Clean Update|

ManagedWay Offers 100 Gbp Fiber Optic Service Direct To Customers

TROY -  ManagedWay is offering 100 Gbp fiber optic service direct to its customers. One of ManagedWay's early 100 Gbps clients is MiSEN, the Michigan State Education Network that connects teachers and students and is one of the state's most robust and demanding network infrastructures. By using multiple connection points, ManagedWay's service to MiSEN is

By |2018-07-26T18:31:05+00:00July 26th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Report: Worldwide PC Shipments In 2Q Grew For the First Time in Six Years

STAMFORD, Conn. - Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first quarter of year-over-year global PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012. All regions experienced some growth

By |2018-07-12T18:38:09+00:00July 12th, 2018|News|

Comcast Increases Download Speeds For Xfinity! Internet Connections

PLYMOUTH - Comcast is increasing download speeds for the company’s Xfinity Blast! tier, jumping from 100 Mbps to 150Mbps, while Extreme 150 speeds are nearly doubling from 150 Mbps to 250 Mbps.  Today, about 75 percent of Comcast’s Internet customers in Michigan subscribe to one of these two tiers and will see their download speeds