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Seattle Developer To Provide Banking Technology To Michigan Cannabis Market

SEATTLE–Shield Compliance LLC, the developer of a banking compliance system for the legalized cannabis industry, announced it has raised $5 million in a Series A financing round and plans to bring its services to financial institutions serving legal cannabis markets in Michigan, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington. Combined with a partnership with a multi-state

Davenport Offer Veterans Maximum Experiential Credits For Military Time Served

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University, with the help of a Military Credit Equivalency Grant, has created new pathways for veterans to fast-track their second career and earn a degree. These new pathways enable veterans to leverage military experience for academic credit and earn a four-year degree in as little as 3 years. According to 2017

Former Navy SEAL T.K. Eppley Named President, COO of Supported Intelligence

LANSING – T.K. Eppley has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Supported Intelligence, a company that develops and licenses a new class of powerful, consumer-friendly Artificial Intelligence applications. “We are pleased to have new and experienced leadership at Supported Intelligence,” said Patrick L. Anderson, who founded the company in 2012. “T.K. brings a

By |2019-11-18T08:58:46-05:00November 17th, 2019|Featured, News|

Nessel Unveils ‘Crackdown Team,’ Hotline In Fight Against Robocalls

LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel unveiled 12 initiatives Thursday aimed at cracking down on Michigan's robocalling problem, as roughly 1.3 billion robocalls have been placed to residents so far in 2019. Part of the initiatives will include launching a statewide educational speaking tour next year to educate residents on robocalls, introducing a "scam

By |2019-11-20T17:17:58-05:00November 17th, 2019|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Internet Sales Tax Bills Headed To Senate Floor

LANSING - Legislation codifying into state law a U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding internet sales tax provisions for online retail entities was reported by a Michigan Senate panel Wednesday, a move that could bring millions in additional revenue to the state. The proposed changes come following the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v.

By |2019-11-17T19:00:01-05:00November 13th, 2019|Featured, IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

New UM study: Lake Huron A Crucial Part Of Controlling Toxic Lake Erie Algal Blooms

ANN ARBOR—A new study from the University of Michigan asserts that targets to reduce phosphorous outputs from the Detroit area to control toxic blooms of cyanobacteria in Lake Erie are unrealistic if the phosphorous inputs from Lake Huron aren’t controlled as well. In an effort to control the cyanobacteria blooms and dead zones that plague

By |2019-11-14T11:02:18-05:00November 10th, 2019|Clean Update, Featured, Life Sciences|

UM Study Finds What People Want In An Autonomous Car

ANN ARBOR—Agreeable, conscientious and stable. These are three human personality traits that, it turns out, we want to see in our driverless cars regardless of whether we possess them ourselves, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. UM researchers set out to examine how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous

By |2019-11-14T11:09:24-05:00November 10th, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured|

Report Warns Enbridge Not On Hook If Line 5 Spills

LANSING - If the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline across the Straits of Mackinac ruptures, the various agreements involving the pipeline do not require the company to pay for the cost of cleanup and remediation, a study commissioned by the departments of Attorney General and Environment, Great Lakes and Energy says. Attorney General Dana Nessel released the

By |2019-11-03T19:09:18-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

MITechNews Readers Get Free Tickets To Mobility Mondays Launch Nov. 11

DETROIT – Mobility Mondays, a new quarterly breakfast series aimed at highlighting the state’s rapidly expanding mobility sector, will kick off Nov. 11 at Wayne State University. MITechNews.Com readers, viewers and listeners can get free tickets to attend. Mobility Mondays, promoted by Global Auto Mobility and Crain’s Detroit Business, will be held at WSU’s Student

By |2019-11-03T15:54:18-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

$300 Million U-M Innovation Center To Be Built At Former Jail Site In Detroit

DETROIT – Plans were announced Wednesday for a $300 million research and development center in downtown Detroit for University of Michigan students pursuing advanced technology degrees, the first phase of a planned multi-building innovation center. The initial phase of the Detroit Center for Innovation build-out also will include incubator and start up services for entrepreneurs,

By |2019-11-04T09:44:11-05:00October 30th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, Featured, News|