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Verizon Sponsoring Ann Arbor-Based Cybercrime Support Group

ANN ARBOR—The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) has announced a new leadership sponsorship with New York City-based Verizon Communications Inc. Officials with the Ann Arbor-based organization say the sponsorship will allow them to expand its efforts to provide cybercrime and online fraud victims with the help and resources they need. Millions of American consumers and small businesses are

By |2019-08-14T17:11:44-04:00August 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Fall Conference Aimed At Empowering Millennials Set For Detroit

DETROIT - A fall conference aimed at empowering and motivating millennials, while catering to their networking needs, will be held at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. Scheduled for Sept. 14, the conference will feature speakers including Dennis Archer Jr., CEO of Detroit-based Ignition Media Group; Amanda Lewan, CEO of co-working space Bamboo Detroit; Gwen Jimmere,

By |2019-08-14T16:29:51-04:00August 14th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Michigan Farmers To Legislature: Bad Weather, Tariffs Produce Dire Situation

EAST LANSING – Farmers in Michigan are dealing with the aftermath of bad weather this spring leaving many acres unplanted while they hope crops planted later in the season can fully mature, and they continue to reel from continuing trade disputes, a joint panel of the House and Senate Agriculture committees was told Tuesday. While

By |2019-08-14T11:31:48-04:00August 14th, 2019|Politics/Government|

8 States On Course To Use Paperless Voting Equipment Or Machines Without Paper Records In 2020 Elections

WASHINGTON DC - At least eight states are on course to use paperless voting equipment, or machines without paper records, as the primary polling place equipment during the 2020 elections, a report published Tuesday by New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice found. The report said that around 12 percent of Americans, or about 16 million people,

By |2019-08-13T19:27:32-04:00August 13th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Politics/Government|

Grand Rapids, Detroit Among Top Superstar Metro Areas Nationwide

LANSING—In Reuters’ recent ranking of 378 metropolitan areas by how their share of national employment changed from 2010 to 2017, Grand Rapids and Detroit are recognized among the top 20 “superstar” metro areas nationwide, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced. Fully 40 percent of the new jobs generated nationally during that time went to the top 20 places, along

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|News|

LLamasoft Announces Partnership With JD Logistics

ANN ARBOR—LLamasoft, a developer of supply chain design and modeling software, announced a strategic partnership with JD Logistics, the logistics arm of JD.com, China’s largest retailer. Through the partnership, JD Logistics will exclusively deliver and integrate LLamasoft’s solutions as part of its existing service and technology offerings to select manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers in

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

UM Study: Asian Carp Can Survive In Larger Areas Of Lake Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Asian carp are capable of surviving and growing in much larger portions of Lake Michigan than scientists previously believed and present a high risk of becoming established, according to a new modeling study from University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues. Some previous studies suggested that low food levels in Lake Michigan could be

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

MITechNews Offers End Of Summer Advertising Specials To Generate Fall Buzz

ANN ARBOR - MITechNews.Com is having an end of summer advertising sale to give sponsors a big buzz heading into the fall. Packages includes ads on MITechNews.Com, and in the Monday eNewletter, guest columns and appearances on MITechNews TV. MIMarijuanaReport.Com, a sister publication, also can be included in the mix. Then all this content -

By |2019-08-12T07:26:44-04:00August 12th, 2019|Featured, News|

Consumers Energy Settlement Could Lead To Huge Boost In Solar Power For Grid

LANSING - A proposed settlement between Consumers Energy and independent power producers could lead to hundreds of megawatts of solar power being built within the next four years. On Thursday, the utility filed the proposed settlement with the Michigan Public Service Commission hoping to resolve a more than year-long dispute with solar developers looking to sell power to Consumers.

By |2019-08-12T06:51:04-04:00August 12th, 2019|Clean Update, Politics/Government|

MITechNews TV: Network Security, Tech248 Update, Detroit Entrepreneur Report

ROYAL OAK - On MITechNews TV Aug. 12, Caston Thomas, co-host of the Internet Advisor, talks about the new approach to network security. Greg Doyle, Manager of Tech248, updates upcoming events. Emily Heintz, from EntryPoint, provides findings from the Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report. M2 Techcast is live Monday’s from 2 to 3 pm. To listen, click. To

By |2019-08-12T07:29:22-04:00August 11th, 2019|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|