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What Rules Do Sports Betting Operators In Michigan Have To Stick To?

DETROIT - Ever since the United States Supreme Court blew open the doors to legal online sports betting in a landmark decision in 2018 – in which the court ruled that a 1992 federal ban on sports betting in most states violated their state rights – sports betting has undergone a meteoric rise. Within a

By |2021-03-01T20:21:12-05:00March 1st, 2021|Guest Columns|

China’s Social Commerce Sales To Soar 36 Percent To $363 Billion in 2021, Ten Times US

BEIJING, China - Though the US social commerce market is growing at a rapid pace, China is not likely to lose its position of dominance in the near future. According to the research data analyzed and published by Finaria, the total social commerce sales in China was worth $242.41 billion in 2020, accounting for 11.7

By |2021-03-01T10:14:02-05:00March 1st, 2021|Business|

Breakthrough Boost for Solar-Powered Fuel Made by Splitting Water

CHICAGO - Hydrogen is an incredibly powerful fuel, and the ingredients are everywhere—in plain old water. Researchers would love to be able to use it widely as a clean and sustainable energy source. One catch, however, is that a considerable amount of energy is required to split water and make hydrogen. Thus scientists have been

By |2021-03-01T10:14:16-05:00February 28th, 2021|Clean Update|

Go-Based Malware Now Common, Adopted By Both APTs And e-Crime Groups

The number of malware strains coded in the Go programming language has seen a sharp increase of around 2,000% over the last few years, since 2017, cybersecurity firm Intezer said in a report published this week. The company's findings highlight and confirm a general trend in the malware ecosystem, where malware authors have slowly moved away from

By |2021-03-01T10:14:41-05:00February 28th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

FCC Votes To Give Households Up To $75 Monthly Discounts For Internet

WASHINGTON DC - The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to establish a program to offer qualified households up to a $75 monthly benefit toward broadband Internet access during the pandemic. The so-called Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is expected to be implemented within 60 days. The program will provide discounts of up to $50 a month

By |2021-03-01T10:14:56-05:00February 28th, 2021|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

CitySide Ventures Creates Monthly Virtual Shark Tank To Fund Tech Startups

ANN ARBOR - David Weaver, who co-founded CitySide Ventures, Birmingham Angels and Great Lakes Angels, has co-created a monthly virtual Deal Tank for early-stage companies to pitch investors in Michigan and throughout the Midwest. The event is designed for Accredited Investors according to the SEC guidelines, specifically Rule 501(Item 5) of Regulation D, as to

By |2021-02-28T12:05:50-05:00February 28th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, mitechtv|

LTU Summer Science Camps For High School Students

ANN ARBOR - Sibrina Collins, executive director of the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University, provides details on Summer Science camps for middle and high school students to learn first hand about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The Lawrence Technological University A. Alfred Taubman Engineering, Architecture, and Life Sciences Complex is home

By |2021-02-27T20:10:09-05:00February 27th, 2021|mitechtv, Science|

NASA Mars Rover Manager, Automation Alley Ken Rogers Tribute, COVID J&J Vaccine Analysis

ANN ARBOR - March will come in like a Lion when Thomas Zurbuchen, who leads the NASA team that landed Perseverance rover on Mars last month, joins co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush on MITech TV. He will update the latest news from the Mars landing at 2 pm March 1. Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator of

By |2021-02-28T12:07:05-05:00February 27th, 2021|Podcasts, Science|

Verizon, AT&T Spend $70 Billion On Spectrum To Improve 5G Networks

WASHINGTON DC - The much-anticipated results of the FCC’s Auction 107 are in, with Verizon and AT&T spending big as anticipated on the coveted C-band spectrum. Verizon in particular spent nearly twice as much as AT&T, with a total spend of $45.4 billion. AT&T’s total bid adds up to $23.4 billion. T-Mobile is in a distant

By |2021-02-26T19:36:51-05:00February 26th, 2021|Digital, Engineering Society of Detroit, ESD|

$4,500 Electric Car Outselling Tesla’s Model 3 In China By Almost Two To One

BEIJING, China - State-owned Chinese automaker SAIC Motor is reportedly massively outselling Tesla in the country with its electric vehicles that sell for just 28,800 yuan ($4,465). SAIC Motor sold 25,778 Hong Guang Minis in China in January, compared to 13,843 sales of Tesla's Model 3, the BBC reported, citing data from the China Passenger Car

By |2021-02-26T19:26:18-05:00February 26th, 2021|Auto Tech, Clean Update|