Mobility

MI-TRALE Free Michigan Upper Peninsula App Available On Android, iOS

HOUGHTON - MI-TRALE has released its Free Michigan UP Trails app, available now for Android and iOS, to replace the prior existing paper maps distributed nationwide. Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the safe and responsible use of multi-use trails for

By |2020-01-26T07:16:16-05:00January 25th, 2020|Mobility|

Submissions Open For AutoMobili-D Awards In Partnership with NAIAS June 10

LANSING – PlanetM,  in partnership with the North American International Auto Show’s mobility showcase, AutoMobili-D, Powered by PlanetM, announced submissions are now open for the 3rd Annual PlanetM Awards, which will take place on June 10. “As the global automotive and tech communities converge in Detroit for 2020 NAIAS, there is no better time to acknowledge companies that

By |2020-01-09T18:14:51-05:00January 9th, 2020|Auto Tech, Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

Virtual Boyfriends A Match For China’s Single Women

BEIJING - Chinese teen Robin spends hours online chatting to her man, who always has a sympathetic ear for her problems -- as long as she's willing to pay him. The 19-year-old pre-medical student has spent more than 1,000 yuan ($150) speaking to "virtual boyfriends". These aren't seedy sex-chat lines but men who charge for

By |2019-12-11T10:18:06-05:00December 11th, 2019|Mobility|

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|

Switch Bills Moves As Other Data Center Bills Stall

LANSING - The Michigan House Commerce and Tourism Committee on Thursday moved legislation providing some additional tax exemptions to the company Switch in Gaines Township while holding off on two bills that would expand tax exemptions for additional data centers. SB 455 was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee 6-4 with one Democratic member

By |2019-10-31T20:25:49-04:00October 31st, 2019|Mobility|

Nessel Joins Anti-Robocall Fight With Other AGs, Phone Companies

LANSING - Attorney General Dana Nessel joined with 50 other attorneys general and 12 telecommunication companies to fight illegal robocalls with the Anti-Robocall Principles agreement. "This is a major step forward in combating robocalls in Michigan and across the country," Nessel said in a statement Friday. "Far too many residents fall victim to illegal robocall

By |2019-08-25T20:53:24-04:00August 25th, 2019|Mobile MI, Mobility, Politics/Government|

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Wins Justice Department OK Thanks To Dish Assist

WASHINGTON DC - After more than a year of regulatory battles, T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint is happening. Justice Department antitrust head Makan Delrahim announced Friday that the DOJ will approve the deal because T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom signed an agreement to sell off several Sprint assets to Dish Network, creating a new nationwide wireless carrier.

By |2019-07-26T16:20:28-04:00July 26th, 2019|Mobility|

Pitch Club Michigan Offers Mobility Contest: Deadline To Apply July 28

DETROIT - Pitch Club Michigan is excited to announce a special Mobility themed event, happening August 14th during the Woodward Dream Cruise week. Deadline for startups to apply is Sunday July 28. IGNITE MOBILITY PITCH CLUB is a showcase recognizing the top startups working on emerging and innovative mobility technologies in autonomous, multi-transit, and electric vehicle

By |2019-07-26T13:25:03-04:00July 26th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Mobile MI, Mobility|

FCC Gives Mobile Phone Companies Power To Block Robocalls

WASHINGTON DC - Americans are fed up with robocalls. And the Federal Communications Commission are giving carriers like Verizon and T-Mobile the power to do something about it. On Thursday, the FCC voted unanimously on a proposal to give mobile phone companies greater power to "aggressively block" unwanted robocalls.  "This FCC will stand with American consumers, not with those who are badgering

By |2019-06-07T18:51:21-04:00June 7th, 2019|Mobility|