Featured posts

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 5 Percent In 4Q, Grew Nearly 10 Percent For 2021

STAMFORD, Conn.,— Worldwide PC shipments totaled 88.4 million units in the fourth quarter of 2021, a 5% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2020, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This is the first year-over-year decline following six consecutive quarters of growth. For the year, PC shipments reached 339.8 million units in 2021, a

By |2022-01-16T18:25:57-05:00January 16th, 2022|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

CitySide Ventures Launches $10 Million Angel Fund By Investing In Three Start-Ups

BIRMINGHAM – CitySide Ventures has launched its $10 million Great Lakes Angels Fund by investing an undisclosed amount of money in three start-up companies. David Weaver, CitySide Chief Investment Officer, said more early-stage capital is available to keep new companies in Michigan and grow the Michigan ecosystem. “We don’t see any lack of exciting early-stage

By |2022-01-14T16:39:22-05:00January 14th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Stellantis CIO Rajani Sinha Named MCWT President

SOUTHFIELD—The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation has named Rajani Sinha, of the office of the Chief Information Officer and IT service and delivery, Stellantis North America, its president for 2022. Sinha replaces Jennifer Charters, executive vice president and CIO of Flagstar Bank, who led the organization throughout 2021. Jill Maiorano, managing director of healthcare at Microsoft, will assume

By |2022-01-13T16:28:50-05:00January 13th, 2022|Featured, News|

Report: Last Seven Years Hottest On Record

LONDON, England – The European climate agency Copernicus reported that the last seven years were the world’s hottest on record, with the first analysis of global temperature rise in 2021 about 2 degrees F above pre-industrial levels. The assessment of the year also found carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached record levels and that the

By |2022-01-11T09:52:01-05:00January 10th, 2022|Clean Update, Climate Change, Featured|

USAA Gives GreenPath $1 Million Grant To Help Military Families

FARMINGTON HILLS—Officials at GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit that provides financial counseling and education, was awarded a $1 million grant from the United Services Automobile Association to help communities of color and low-income military families experiencing financial hardships reduce debt and improve credit scores and financial confidence through proven financial counseling and debt management programs.

By |2022-01-09T14:38:08-05:00January 9th, 2022|ESD, Featured|

Ford To Double Production Of Electric F-150

DEARBORN—Officials at Ford Motor Co. announced plans to nearly double production of the F-150 Lightningpickup at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn to 150,000 trucks per year to meet high demand. Beginning Thursday, the first group of reservation holders will be invited to place their orders for the F-150 Lightning. “With nearly 200,000 reservations,

By |2022-01-09T14:35:00-05:00January 9th, 2022|Auto Tech, Clean Update, Featured|

Stryker To Acquire Digital Care Platform Vocera Communications For $3 Billion

KALAMAZOO - Stryker announced on Thursday a definitive merger agreement to acquire Vocera Communications for $3.09 billion. Vocera provides a platform for digital care coordination and communication strategy, offering a portfolio that is complementary to Stryker’s division that focuses on technologies that address connecting hospitals with caregivers, and data-generating medical devices. “Vocera’s highly developed software

By |2022-01-07T08:21:53-05:00January 7th, 2022|Featured, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

UM Requires Proof Of COVID Vaccination, Or Negative Test, To Enter, Including Athletic Events

ANN ARBOR – If you’re planning to visit, work or attend an indoor athletic event at  the University of Michigan campus, you have to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative-test results – or you won’t be admitted. The new policy was announced this week in response to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases throughout

By |2022-01-05T19:15:58-05:00January 5th, 2022|Coronavirus, Featured, Science|

Report: World Cannabis Market Size To Reach $129 Billion By 2028

DETROIT - The global cannabis market size is expected to reach $129 billion by 2028, exhibiting an annual compound growth rate of 26.19 percent during the forecast period. Various research activities on genetic development and modification of the cannabis plant, developments in legal rights on creation of cannabis and manifestation of medicinal properties of cannabis are

By |2022-01-05T19:16:08-05:00January 5th, 2022|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Is Chrysler Ready To Launch Ford Mach-E Rival?

DETROIT - The storied Chrysler brand, now owned by Stellantis, is set to add a fully electric vehicle — or battery electric vehicle — by 2025, and it's resurrecting the Airflow name from its 1930s past. The Airflow, teased without the Chrysler name at a couple of Stellantis events last year, has already sparked comparisons to the Ford Mustang Mach-E, the Tesla Model

By |2022-01-05T19:16:22-05:00January 5th, 2022|Auto Tech, Clean Update, Featured|