How The Pandemic Has Changed Executive Searches: Executive Search Partner’s Gary Erickson Explains

ANN ARBOR - The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the pace of business and companies with superior technology capabilities are winning the race, says Executive Search Partners' Gary Erickson. Now companies are looking for CIOs (Chief Information Officers) with business improvement track records, and not just technological expertise, he says. If you are looking for

Battery Breakthrough Provides Five Times The Driving Range Of Lithium-Ion At A Lower Price

ANN ARBOR - Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a new battery technology that could create electric vehicle batteries with five times the capacity of the industry-standard lithium ion batteries used today. A network of aramid nanofibers, recycled from Kevlar, can enable lithium-sulfur batteries to overcome their Achilles heel of cycle life—the number

By |2022-01-18T17:55:53-05:00January 18th, 2022|Auto Tech, Industry 4.0, Science|

Keeping Down Stress At The Top Of The Job

DETROIT - High-level tech roles typically bring with them fantastic salaries and benefits plus a real sense of prestige. But more often than not, what they  also attract is serious long-term stress; a factor which, according to statistics reported by Forbes, now impacts up to 77% of tech leaders since the advent of COVID-19. Being

By |2022-01-18T08:16:47-05:00January 18th, 2022|Guest Columns|

Zeeland Doorglass Manufacturer Acquires Canadian Counterpart

ZEELAND—ODL Inc., the Zeeland-based doorglass manufacturer, announced the acquisition of Verre Select, a specialty glass company in Quebec, Canada, merging two of North America’s leading doorglass suppliers. “Today is a very exciting day for the Verre Select team, as we have taken the bold step to protect our future growth by partnering with ODL, the

By |2022-01-18T15:02:30-05:00January 17th, 2022|ESD|

The Russians Are Coming, Pandemic Rewards Companies With Best Tech, TerryWorldWide Moving Into Detroit Cannabis

ANN ARBOR – The Russians are coming! Well expect Russian-backed black hats to continue their attacks on the Ukraine, and possibly turn their focus on America once the invasion begins, warns cybersecurity experts including Richard Stiennon of IT-Harvest in Birmingham. Richard will be featured Jan. 17 on MITech TV starting at 2 pm. Also on

By |2022-01-18T08:56:36-05:00January 17th, 2022|Podcasts|

Blockchain Based Data Management Used to Create Sustainable Food Systems

TROY - The global ethical food market is expected to grow to $728 billion by 2025. One company, TrustBix, is using blockchain technology to monitor and encourage food to be sustainably produced. There are two platforms used, BIX, which is the blockchain, and ViewTrak, which is the software. The company has been in business since

By |2022-01-18T17:56:29-05:00January 16th, 2022|Blockchain, Industry 4.0, IoT|

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 5 Percent In 4Q, Grew Nearly 10 Percent For 2021

STAMFORD, Conn.,— Worldwide PC shipments totaled 88.4 million units in the fourth quarter of 2021, a 5% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2020, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first year-over-year decline following six consecutive quarters of growth. For the year, PC shipments reached 339.8 million units in 2021, a

By |2022-01-16T18:25:57-05:00January 16th, 2022|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Why Hemp Drinks Can Help You Drink Less Alcohol

DETROIT - Let’s be real, it can be a nice little ritual to wind down after a long day with a glass of something. But contrary to popular societal beliefs, that something doesn’t actually have to be alcohol! Hemp-infused mocktails can give you similar wind-down benefits to alcohol, without any of the side effects. Like

By |2022-01-16T18:25:57-05:00January 16th, 2022|Marijuana Business, News|

Report: Industrial Hemp Market Poised For Huge Growth In 2022

FORT COLLINS, CO - Look for the industrial hemp market to continue to grow in 2022, in spite of a few handicaps caused by regulatory uncertainties and supply chain bottlenecks, say experts in a new report released. The Hemp Industry 2022 Opportunity Report provides an overview of the trends and potential strategies ahead in the

By |2022-01-16T18:25:58-05:00January 16th, 2022|Marijuana Business, News|

Ready To Take Your Business To The Next Level?

DETROIT - You've read the success stories about our Retail Boot Camp alumni, and now it's your turn to apply for TechTown's RBC Spring Cohort and grow your business to a permanent location with our intensive 12-week program. If you're preparing to open a brick-and-mortar in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park, this program is for

By |2022-01-16T18:26:51-05:00January 16th, 2022|Entrepreneurs|