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Business Leaders Predict Stable Growth For Michigan, Nation

DETROIT— A majority of Michigan business leaders expect to continue or boost their investment within the state, despite a growing number anticipating slower state and national economic expansion coming into 2020. “While Michigan’s senior executives remain positive about their companies’ abilities to continue growing jobs and investing capital in the state, a growing number are

By |2019-08-02T16:23:20-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Featured, News|

Survey: Half Of Employees Feel They Have Career; Half Just A Pay Check

CHICAGO - A new survey shows employees are split on how the feel about their current job - 50 percent feel like they have a career, while 50 feel they just have a pay check. Nearly a third of employees plan to change jobs this year. The national surveys, which were conducted online by The

By |2019-08-02T16:23:20-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Featured, News|

Dematic Appoints Biolchini Chief Executive Officer for Americas Region

GRAND RAPIDS - Dematic’s Bernard Biolchini has recently been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for the Americas Region, covering the company’s operations in Canada, the United States and Mexico. Biolchini joined the company in 2014 and previously held the position of Managing Director, Dematic Southern Europe. Bernard Biolchini “I am honored to

By |2019-07-26T14:07:59-04:00July 26th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Decarbonizing Travel In Cities With Electrified Autonomous Taxis

ANN ARBOR—Deploying a fleet of electric autonomous taxis in a city could result in an 87 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional vehicular travel, according to a new University of Michigan-led study.  The electrification of a city's AT fleet—largely from electric powertrains—results in a 60 percent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions compared

By |2019-07-21T15:51:01-04:00July 21st, 2019|Auto Tech|

Xfinity Mobile Offers Bring Your Own Android-Based Device

DETROIT– Comcast is offering Xfinity Internet customers the opportunity to bring their own Android-based devices to Xfinity Mobile by visiting Xfinity Store locations across the country and not be forced to buy a new smart phone. Initially, Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, Note 9 and Note 8 models qualify for BYOD, and Comcast expects

By |2019-07-21T15:51:12-04:00July 21st, 2019|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

What Michigan’s Recreational Marijuana Rules Mean For Microbusinesses

LANSING - The Emergency Rules issued by the Marijuana Regulatory Agency under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (“MRTMA”) were released on July 3rd, 2019. These eagerly anticipated emergency regulations set forth the rules of the road that Michigan microbusinesses to comply with when operating a marijuana microbusiness facility. One of the biggest

By |2019-07-22T10:44:37-04:00July 15th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

IDTechEx Research Finds 3D Bioprinted Organ Models Key To $1.9 Billion Market

BOSTON  - There is no doubt that 3D bioprinting is a technology of the future. Imagine being able to print a kidney or liver on demand. This is a stark contrast to the long wait for a donor organ today. Currently, the average wait time for a liver is 4 to 5 months and 2.5

By |2019-07-14T18:19:26-04:00July 14th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

DTMB Releases State’s Long-Term Job Outlook

LANSING - The Department of Technology, Management and Budget released the latest long-term regional employment projections to a crowd of state policy and decision makers at the Michigan Occupational Outlook Conference. Based on the projections, the annual Career Outlook publication provides information for careers that will be in the highest demand by education group through

By |2019-07-14T18:20:02-04:00July 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan 2019 North American International Cyber Summit Oct. 28

DETROIT - The 2019 North American International Cyber Summit, has been announced for Monday, October 28, at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. This year’s event will mark the eighth summit in Michigan bringing together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology,

By |2019-07-14T18:20:02-04:00July 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Featured|