Four20Post: C3 Industries Update, Northern Specialty Health Joins Hero Project, Roberts Webinar Update

ANN ARBOR - On Four20Post May 12 at 1 pm, C3 Industries CEO Ankur Rungta updates the expansion plans for his vertically integrated Michigan cannabis company that includes grow operations and multiple provisioning centers. Penny Milkey CEO of Northern Specialty Health becomes first Michigan provisioning center to carry Hero Project cannabis products, the sale of which will fund Veteran charities. Also

By |2021-05-11T08:46:15-04:00May 11th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

Nearly $11 Billion In COVID-19 Relief Funds Available For Michigan

LANSING - The Biden administration on Monday opened up its request line for some $350 billion in funds to help state, county and local governments recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly $11 billion available for Michigan and its communities. "With this funding, communities hit hard by COVID-19 will able to return to a semblance of

By |2021-05-11T08:40:28-04:00May 10th, 2021|Coronavirus, Science|

Gov. Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill Investing In Outdoor Recreation

LANSING - Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill (HB) 4469, which appropriates $37.8 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants that will support 76 recreation projects and land purchases throughout Michigan. The purchases were recommended by the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board in December. “The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund supports

By |2021-05-11T07:53:52-04:00May 10th, 2021|Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan In-Person Work Expected to Resume May 24

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that 55 percent of Michiganders have received their first dose of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement marks the first milestone of the ‘MI Vacc to Normal’ plan, which would enable in-person work to resume across all employment sectors on May 24. Governor Whitmer released a

By |2021-05-11T07:53:39-04:00May 10th, 2021|Small Business Association of Michigan|

Baker College Gets $25 Million Grant To Implement Augmented Reality Curriculum

OWOSSO – Baker College has received a $25 million grant from EON Reality to launch a virtual Innovation Center across all Baker campuses, programs and learning modalities. Baker College will launch its first phase of the Innovation Center and EON Reality platform in fall 2021.  The EON Reality platform, known as EON-XR, is accessible through a

By |2021-05-11T08:42:05-04:00May 10th, 2021|Digital, IoT|

New Video Series Launched — Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Stories 

DETROIT - The Chamber of Marine Commerce has launched a new video series featuring voices from the businesses and communities that depend on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping for their success. From steel plants and farmers to small towns and local businesses, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping touches so many aspects of our society.  In this series of

By |2021-05-11T07:54:15-04:00May 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Russian-Based Ransomware Attack Shuts Down East Coast Fuel Pipeline

ANN ARBOR - Former Michigan Chief Information Security officer Dan Lohrmann, now a vice president with Security Mentor, dishes on the ransomware attack against the Colonial Pipeline that carries most of the gas and other fuel used along the US East Coast. It's clear a Russian-based group's ransomware was used, but by who? Fingers points

By |2021-05-11T07:54:36-04:00May 10th, 2021|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|

Upper Peninsula SmartZones Partner Together To Host Return North Professional Careers Fair 

HOUGHTON - MTEC SmartZone, Innovate Marquette SmartZone, and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation are gearing up to host the fifth annual Return North Professional Careers Fair. Return North, presented by TriMedia Environmental & Engineering, is aimed at attracting alumni, former residents and friends of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan back to the region. A

By |2021-05-11T09:11:01-04:00May 10th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

J.D. Power: When It Comes To EV Apps, Kia Smokes Tesla

TROY—Electric vehicle owners are more than twice as likely to use the manufacturer’s mobile app than owners of a vehicle with an internal combustion engine, according to J.D. Power, which is good news for automakers looking to increase—and ultimately monetize—their digital service offerings. According to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. OEM EV App Benchmark Study,

By |2021-05-11T08:43:43-04:00May 9th, 2021|Auto Tech|