MCWT Update, CyberPatriot Summer Camps, Hardware Summit, 123Net Lights 1000th Building

ROYAL OAK - On M2 Techcast June 17, Kathleen Norton-Schock updates Diva Tech Talk and Michigan Council of Women In Technology. Tamara Shoemaker announces CyberPatriot Summer Camps for middle and high school students. Dan Radomski explains LTU’s partnership with PlanetM on the Hardware Summit. Chuck Irvin announces 123Net’s 1000th Lit Building. M2 Techcast is heard

By |2019-06-16T14:35:23-04:00June 16th, 2019|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Five Startups Named To MSU’s Conquer Accelerator Summer Program

EAST LANSING - Five startup teams from Michigan State University have been selected to participate in the Conquer Accelerator, a 10-week program that pays each team $20,000 in seed funding. Each startup gets tailored mentorship from leaders within their respective industries, a creative co-working space at the MSU Hatch, as well as access to a

By |2019-06-15T17:03:33-04:00June 15th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Michigan Joins Federal Lifeline Program For Low-Income Telephone, Broadband Services

 LANSING - Michiganders who apply for telephone or broadband services under the federal Lifeline program and the companies that participate in the program have begun using the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier database to determine an applicant’s qualifications, the Michigan Public Service Commission announced. Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky began mandatory participation in the roll-out of the

By |2019-06-14T10:24:32-04:00June 14th, 2019|Politics, Politics/Government|

Former Saint Louis Science Center Exec Named CEO Of Michigan Science Center

DETROIT - After a year-long search, the Michigan Science Center announced Thursday that out has hired Christian Greer as its new president and CEO. Greer comes from the Saint Louis Science Center where he  served as the Chief Officer of Science, Education, and Experience and oversaw Science Beyond the Boundaries – a network of more

By |2019-06-14T10:14:45-04:00June 14th, 2019|News, STEAM|

WatchGuard Names Former Trivalent Group North America Partner Of Year

TROY – The former Trivalent Group, now part of Rehmann, has been named North American Partner of the Year by WatchGuard Technologies, a provider of network security and intelligence. The Partner of the Year award honors partners that have exhibited exceptional performance over the past year as part of the WatchGuardONE Program, while providing the

By |2019-06-14T09:51:02-04:00June 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Survey: 77 Percent Of Transport, Auto Organizations Hit With IoT-Focused Cyberattack

DETROIT - A new survey shows 77 percent of organizations in transport and automotive markets have been hit with IoT-focused cyberattacks during the past twelve months. Of those that experienced a cyberattack, 91 percent had an impact on the organization, including operational downtime and compromised customer data and/or brand or reputational damage. Perhaps most alarming,

By |2019-06-14T09:41:53-04:00June 14th, 2019|Auto Tech, Cyber Defense|

June 18 Webinar: Convert Website Visitors To Leads And Sales With Powerful Results

BIRMINGHAM – SmartFinds Marketing will be hosting a webinar June 18 at 9 am to educate business owners on how to make their websites more effective to existing website visitors. The webinar will be presented by Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing. Mr. Oztalay is a 25-year digital marketing veteran, industry author, and speaker. “Businesses tend

By |2019-06-13T19:01:07-04:00June 13th, 2019|News, Social Media|

Ann Arbor Handeholder In Partnership With OtterBox Device Covers

ANN ARBOR — Handeholder Products Inc., an Ann Arbor developer of devices that allow tablets, phones, and mobile payment devices to be easily carried in one hand, announced a new partnership with Fort Collins, Colo.-based Otter Products LLC, maker of OtterBox device covers. The agreement means the companies will collaborate to make Handeholder devices compatible

By |2019-06-14T09:42:29-04:00June 13th, 2019|Auto Tech, New Products / Contracts|

3D Printing Manufacturer Gets FDA Clearance For Heart Procedure Help

PLYMOUTH — Materialise, the Belgian developer of software and services for the 3D printing industry with its North American headquarters in Plymouth, announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software suite. The first release will support clinicians planning complex transcatheter mitral valve replacement

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|IoT|

LLamasoft Names Chief Product Officer

ANN ARBOR–LLamasoft, a developer of supply chain design and decision-making software, announced the appointment of Karthik Mani as executive vice president and chief product officer. In this new role, Mani will lead LLamasoft’s global product development organization to define the company’s product strategy and road map and to deliver an expanded product offering that enables

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|As-A-Service, Software|