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GVSU Hosting Free Tax Assistance Program

GRAND RAPIDS - Free tax help is available for people who make $56,000 or less, have a disability or consider English as a second language. Grand Valley State University is a host site for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through United Way that offers free tax return preparation and filing for qualifying individuals. 

By |2020-01-25T17:18:51-05:00January 25th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

State of Michigan Launches 2020 Census Website

LANSING - In preparation for the 2020 Census, the state of Michigan has launched a new website to provide information and resources to Michiganders. Live as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, the website will be available throughout the census-taking season so residents can have their questions answered, keep up to date on the latest census news

By |2020-01-25T17:18:51-05:00January 25th, 2020|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

Chameleon Attack Can Secretly Modify Content on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

BEER-SHEVA - That video or picture you “liked” on social media of a cute dog, your favorite team or political candidate can actually be altered in a cyberattack to something completely different, detrimental and potentially criminal, according to cybersecurity researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The researchers looked at seven online platforms and identified

By |2020-01-25T17:18:52-05:00January 25th, 2020|Cyber Defense|

MI-TRALE Free Michigan Upper Peninsula App Available On Android, iOS

HOUGHTON - MI-TRALE has released its Free Michigan UP Trails app, available now for Android and iOS, to replace the prior existing paper maps distributed nationwide. Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the safe and responsible use of multi-use trails for

By |2020-01-26T07:16:16-05:00January 25th, 2020|Mobility|

Business Leaders For Michigan Top Ten Talk Feb. 3

Business Leaders for Michigan to host first Top Ten Talk Event in Lansing Feb. 3 will touch on key priorities for improving Michigan’s K-12 education system, talent attraction & economic development The state’s business roundtable will release highlights of its annual benchmarking report and bring together leadership from some of the most successful states in

By |2020-01-26T10:10:28-05:00January 25th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, New Products / Contracts|

Travel Michigan Wins Platinum Award for Outstanding Travel Marketing

NEW YORK CITY – At the 63rd annual Adrian Awards, the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) last night honored Travel Michigan with a Platinum Award for Public Relations Innovation for the creation of and supporting campaign around the Pure Sounds of Michigan album, in 2019. Pure Sounds of Michigan is an ambient album,

By |2020-01-25T17:18:52-05:00January 25th, 2020|New Products / Contracts, Politics, Politics/Government|

Waymo Begins Autonomous Mapping Runs In New Mexico And Texas

SAN FRANCISCO - Waymo, the autonomous car and truck technology division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has begun mapping interstate highways in New Mexico and Texas. The move is seen by many tech observers as a prelude to long-haul evaluation runs of tractor-trailers under autonomous control systems. According to reports in various news outlets, including USA

By |2020-01-25T08:02:17-05:00January 25th, 2020|Auto Tech|

Best Job In America Pays $105,000 — Front-End Engineers

NEW YORK - Looking for a six-figure job that makes you happy in 2020, but is also increasing in demand? Front-end engineers had an average overall job satisfaction score of 3.9 out of 5 on Glassdoor, making theirs the No. 1 profession for 2020 in terms of job satisfaction, salary and job openings, according to

By |2020-01-21T19:58:09-05:00January 21st, 2020|ESD, STEM|

Report: Healthcare, Computer, IT Fields Top Remote-Friendly Jobs

BOULDER, CO. - Healthcare, computer and IT continue to be the most promising career fields for remote-friendly jobs, while the education industry has also enjoyed sustained growth in its remote job opportunities, a new report contends. FlexJobs released its 7th annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2020. Remote

By |2020-01-19T09:58:32-05:00January 19th, 2020|IoT|

NSF International Taps Cadillac Executive As New CIO

ANN ARBOR – NSF International has named Lesley Ma to lead its global information technology and continuous improvement efforts. Ma, who most recently served as Global Chief Information Officer for Cadillac, is now CIO and Continuous Improvement Officer for the global public health organization. “While our mission to protect and improve human health around the

By |2020-01-19T09:22:27-05:00January 19th, 2020|New Products / Contracts|