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Lapeer County Launches New Effort To Expand Broadband Access

LAPEER—The Lapeer County Broadband Committee has launched a new initiative to expand and improve high-speed internet access for all county residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations. “We must take immediate action to provide more families and businesses with access to the critical resources and information they need,” said Quentin Bishop, executive director of

By |2020-10-15T16:00:01-04:00October 15th, 2020|Internet, IoT|

SmartFinds Marketing: How to Take Advantage of Amazon Prime Day Marketing

Amazon Prime Day marketing can be successful with Michigan's own digital marketing expert Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing. A Birmingham, Michigan digital marketing agency, Mr. Oztalay talks about how your retail business can work better with Amazon during the pandemic. Amazon and Zoom are two corporations that have thrived since the COVID-19 pandemic forced

By |2020-08-17T15:18:50-04:00August 13th, 2020|Digital Marketing, Internet, mitechtv, Social Media|

How China Uses Facial Recognition To Control Human Behavior

SAN FRANCISCO - Facial recognition supporters in the US often argue that the surveillance technology is reserved for the greatest risks -- to help deal with violent crimes, terrorist threats and human trafficking. And while it's still often used for petty crimes like shoplifting, stealing $12 worth of goods or selling $50 worth of drugs, its use in the US still looks tame

By |2020-08-11T17:06:01-04:00August 11th, 2020|Internet, IoT|

J.D. Power Survey: Wireless Customer Care Satisfaction Remains High

TROY—With a steady flow of calls to wireless customer care representatives, who were moved from call centers to a shelter-in-place situation, great performance and great resolution remain intact during this critical time for wireless carriers, according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Performance Study—Volume 2. “Just as we saw in our recent

By |2020-08-08T19:35:35-04:00August 5th, 2020|Internet, IoT, Mobile MI, Mobility|

GVSU Studies 3 Possible Learning Options For Fall Courses, Including Fully Online

ALLENDALE - Grand Valley State University is studying three learning options for fall courses:  fully online, a hybrid model, and face-to-face instruction. The news came from GVSU President Philmena Mantella during a Laker town hall meeting on May 1, where she welcomed 1,200 new students and their parents. Philmena Mantella "We are planning

Cable TV Providers In Michigan Lost Another 313,000 Customers In 2019, Fourth Yearly Decline In A Row

LANSING - Cable TV cutting is gaining momentum in Michigan, according to a new report from the Michigan Public Service Commission. The MPSC found that the number of customers in 2019 decreased by 313,066 to a total of 1,686,006, the fourth year of decline reflecting a national trend of consumers shifting to streaming video over

By |2020-02-05T19:11:55-05:00February 5th, 2020|Internet, Politics, Politics/Government|

Website Future Planning For Business Webinar Downloadable Materials

On November 12, 2019, SmartFinds Marketing announced its website future planning webinar "Website Future Planning Webinar Discusses Strategy, Security and Budget For Business". The webinar was conducted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 9:00 AM EST and recorded for everyone to listen to on-demand. The webinar was educational and intended for businesses to consider website

By |2019-11-26T07:49:31-05:00November 26th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Internet, Social Media|

Website Performance and Technology Strategy For 2020

As we head into 2020, many changes have taken place in the world of digital marketing and website performance. These include separating your website’s services, designing with 5G in mind, user experience (UX), user interface (UI), creative design, and security. 2020 websites are going to undergo an evolution in this fast-changing industry. You will find

By |2019-11-17T18:58:54-05:00November 14th, 2019|Digital Marketing, Guest Columns, Internet, Social Media|

Dominic Serra Announces Metro Wireless Expansion Into Metro Detroit

ROYAL OAK - Metro Wireless President Dominic Serra joins Matt and Mike on M2 Techcast to talk about his company's expansion into more areas of metro Detroit. Metro Wireless provides very high speed backup connections for businesses that can't rely on just one Internet connection. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e173-dominc-serra-metro-wireless  

By |2019-06-13T17:28:54-04:00June 12th, 2019|Internet, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Comcast Offers Gigabit Internet Broadband To 58 Million Homes Nationwide

PLYMOUTH - Two years after Detroit became one of the first cities in the U.S. to get gigabit Internet speed from Comcast, the company has announced that it is now the nation’s largest provider of gigabit broadband that is available to nearly all of the cable company’s 58 million homes and businesses, including 99.2 percent

By |2018-10-21T17:48:51-04:00October 21st, 2018|Internet, IoT|