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Michigan CSO Named As Presidential Candidate Biden’s Senior Security Advisor

WASHINGTON DC - Michigan’s chief security officer, Chris DeRusha, has a new job - he’s the senior cybersecurity advisor for Democrat-presidential candidate Joe Biden. DeRusha was White House senior cybersecurity adviser and held a series of top cybersecurity jobs in the Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration. Chris DeRusha He also

By |2020-07-10T16:24:35-04:00July 10th, 2020|Cyber Defense, Featured|

Pandemic Compels Entrepreneurs to Focus on Consumer Demand

WARRENTON, VA – Executives at Appy Pie noted a sharp increase in application development in Online eCommerce Stores, Radio/Podcasts, Education (128%), Delivery Services (98%) and News/Magazine apps. It was also observed that business apps in general have been stable, while applications that focus on Dating and Events have taken a dramatic nosedive. “The pandemic has

By |2020-07-10T16:37:26-04:00July 10th, 2020|Featured, IoT, Software|

Survey Asks For Input On How Michigan K-12 Schools Handled COVID-19

DETROIT  – People interested in sharing their views on how Michigan’s K–12 schools responded during the COVID-19 pandemic—and how they should plan for the fall—are invited to participate in a major statewide survey being conducted under the auspices of Launch Michigan. The surveys are open to 9th–12th grade school leaders and teachers, kindergarten–12th grade parents, and

By |2020-07-10T16:36:34-04:00July 10th, 2020|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

$100 Million In Small Business Grants Available for COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

LANSING - In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to implement the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to support the needs of Michigan Businesses directly impacted by COVID-19. The application for businesses to apply for funding will open on July 15. Grant

By |2020-07-07T14:53:19-04:00July 7th, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants to Provide Critical Relief to Michigan’s Farms and Food Processors

LANSING - $15 million in economic assistance for Michigan farms and agricultural processors, to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production industry, gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced July 7. “Michigan’s food and agriculture sector

By |2020-07-07T14:00:53-04:00July 7th, 2020|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Surveys Reveal Significant Shifts in Consumer Behavior During Pandemic

TROY, N.Y. — The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered how people shop, how much they buy, the trips they take outside their homes, and the number of tele-activities — like work, medicine, and education — that have become commonplace. These changes were rapid and have tremendously impacted the economy, supply chains, and the environment. Two

By |2020-07-04T13:50:14-04:00July 4th, 2020|Featured, News|

AT&T Improving Internet Connections in Rural Michigan

LANSING - AT&T, through its participation in the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund – has extended high-speed Internet service to more than 69,000 homes and businesses in rural parts of 61 Michigan counties. “AT&T is proud to keep people and businesses connected during this unprecedented time,” said David Lewis, President of AT&T Michigan. “While

By |2020-07-04T13:45:08-04:00July 4th, 2020|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Michigan Marijuana Report To Launch Four20Post Streaming Video Channel July 8

ANN ARBOR – Michigan Marijuana Report is launching a cannabis-focused live streaming video show on July 8 – Four20Post. The show will be co-hosted by Rick Thompson, long-time Michigan Cannabis advocate, and feature Jamie Cooper, managing director of Sensi Connects. Four20Post will air on Wednesdays, every other week. The hour-long show will be webcast live on

By |2020-07-03T12:26:21-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, mitechtv, News|

iHemp Hour – Barn Owl Drone Helps Hemp Farmers Find Male Plants

Join iHemp Michigan Thursday, July 2 Noon – 1pm Barn Owl Drone Meet Sarah & Jaron Hinkley of Barn Owl Drone. Barn Owl Drone Services is a company focused on Agriculture, the surrounding  communities, and all invested in the industry. Founded in 2017, after seeing a lack of technological support for farmers in rural areas;

By |2020-07-02T07:38:25-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Featured, Hemp, Marijuana Business, News|