YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP - The American Center for Mobility, a 300-acre autonomous vehicle test track at Willow Run Airport, on Tuesday announced Michael Noblett is the new president and Chief Executive Officer. He started the job Feb. 25. Noblett replaces interim CEO Kirk Steudle, who was appointed by the board of directors in mid-2018. Steudle is
DETROIT - DTE Electric issued its second offering of green bonds on Friday, Feb. 15. The $650 million in bonds will finance green investments, including renewable energy and energy efficiency. In its initial green bond offering in May 2018, DTE became the fifth investment-grade energy company in the nation – and the first company in Michigan
EAST LANSING - The state’s largest ever Michigan VEX Robotics State Championship is headed to Jenison Field House at Michigan State University on Feb. 24. Around 500 of the state’s best young robotic minds will compete in two divisions during the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tournament. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:15 a.m. The event
DETROIT - This new wave of connectivity is going beyond laptops and smartphones, it’s going towards connected cars, smart homes, connected wearables, smart cities and connected healthcare. Basically a connected life. According to Gartner report, by 2020 connected devices across all technologies will reach to 20.6 billion. HP did a small survey in which they
ANN ARBOR—In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away. The approach could lead to new solid-state cooling technology for future microprocessors, which will have so many transistors packed
ANN ARBOR - Attendees and startups will get to network and mingle with a group of 20+ investors prior to the startup pitches. If you are a startup and interested in presenting at this event, please submit an application by the deadline provide in the event link. “Pitch Club is a great program. On a consistent
ROYAL OAK - On Feb. 18, Kathleen Norton-Schock returns for her monthly update of Diva Tech Talk and the Michigan Council of Women In Technology. Rajiv Das, the former chief information security officer for the State of Michigan, will talks about his new job as head - head of the cybersecurity practice at Plante Moran.
DETROIT - Great Lakes Angels Fund, managed by City Side Ventures, is promoting a seminar March 13 on Angel Investing: “Introduction to Angel Investing – is it for me?” The format will be an overview of who are angels, what angel investing is all about, how they fit in the financing of startups and include
ROYAL OAK - Oakland County’s Greg Doyle talks about some technology initiatives available including the Apprenti program that teaches tech skills at Oakland Community College to prepare them for on-the-job training at an Oakland County tech employer. The funding comes from Workforce Development Network, costing employers zero dollars. The introduction was held on Feb. 13.
ROYAL OAK - CAVita Principle Barry Einsig joins Matt and Mike to talk about the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle track at IoT TechConnect, a full-day conference on everything about the Internet of Things that is scheduled for April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. CAVita and its parent company, Econolite, are sponsoring the three-hour track