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123Net, Trivalent Group Partner To Double Fixed Wireless Internet Capacity At Grand Rapids Community College

GRAND RAPIDS – 123Net and Trivalent Group are teaming up to boost Grand Rapids Community College’s fixed wireless Internet capacity to 2 Gbps, one of 123Net’s highest capacity fixed wireless in West Michigan. “This deal is a win-win for all of the parties involved,” said Bob Evenson, Carrier Relations Manager at 123Net. “GRCC will continue

By | 2018-06-14T15:17:16+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Genomenon Signs Co-Marketing Deal For Genomic Panel Design Services

ANN ARBOR - Genomenon has struck a co-marketing agreement with Fluidigm Corp. to offer evidence-based genomic panel design services for translational and clinical disease research. Through the Fluidigm-Genomenon joint panel design services offering, researchers will be able to accelerate the design of disease-specific next-generation sequencing, genotyping, and real-time PCR panels for use with highly efficient

By | 2018-06-14T15:17:32+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Life Sciences|

Comcast Offers xFIPods To Spread WiFI Coverage Throughout The Home

DETROIT  – Comcast on Tuesday  announced the national availability of xFi Pods, small adaptive pods that plug into any electrical outlet, pair with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway, and help customers extend reliable WiFi coverage to hard to reach areas of their home. “Our gateway devices are incredibly powerful, but we

By | 2018-05-22T19:43:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Announcements/New Products, IoT|

Record 700,000 Plus Michigan Workers Employed In Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

DETROIT – Advanced manufacturing employment in Michigan reached new heights in 2018 with more than 700,000 workers employed – the greatest employment level since 2006. This according to a new report from Detroit-based LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute.  The quarterly reports, highlighting employment trends, top jobs, and required skills in advanced manufacturing

By | 2018-05-22T19:43:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|News, Science, STEAM|

DTE Energy, Consumers Energy Accelerate Plans For Cleaner Energy

DETROIT - Consumers Energy and DTE Energy Friday said they are accelerating plans to produce cleaner energy in Michigan, targeting at least a 50 percent Clean Energy Goal by 2030– achieved through a combination of investments in at least 25 percent renewable energy, and the remaining through energy efficiency. In the past year, both DTE

By | 2018-05-18T13:58:39+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Clean Update, News|

SBAM 2018 Annual Summit To Feature Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

LANSING - Registration is open for the Small Business Association of Michigan 2018 Annual Summit June 21 that will feature a gubernatorial candidate forum. But that's not all you can expect! The Summit also includes: Expanded small business expo hall Informative business owner panel discussions on timely topics Ample networking opportunities Fabulous items in a

Sen. Peters Introduces Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Airport Travelers Outside TSA-Screened Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase safety and security for airport passengers and visitors outside of Transportation Security Administration-screened areas. The Secure Airport Public Spaces Act allows airports to use existing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funds to update their security infrastructure to better protect public

By | 2018-05-17T18:48:07+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Politics, Politics/Government|

20 Local High School Students To Receive $30,000 In Winning Futures Awards Celebration

WARREN - Twenty local high school students will receive scholarships totaling $30,000 and 20 volunteer mentors will be recognized for their outstanding dedication and service at the Winning Futures Awards Celebration, June 7 at the Venetian Club in Madison Heights. Attendance is by invitation only. Winning Futures empowers youth to succeed through in-class mentoring, strategic

By | 2018-05-17T18:48:08+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Featured, STEAM|