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Open-Source Computer Nonprofit Introduces New, More Powerful Model

ROCHESTER—The BeagleBoard.org Foundation, the Oakland Township-based open-source computer nonprofit, has announced the availability of BeagleBone AI, the newest, fastest, most powerful BeagleBone low cost computer yet. Built on the foundation’s open source Linux approach, BeagleBone AI fills the gap between small single board computers and more powerful industrial computers. Using the Texas Instruments Sitara AM5729

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Cargo Volumes Through St. Lawrence Seaway Down Due To Lower Grain Exports

DETROIT – Bi-national cargo volumes through the St. Lawrence Seaway (from March 22 to Aug. 31) were down 3.5 percent compared to the same period in 2018. A 20 percent decline in grain shipments was a big factor. Cargos included grain, construction materials, road salt, aluminum and wind energy components, some 20.9 million metric tons

By |2019-09-19T16:06:05-04:00September 19th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Grand Rapids Community College Gets $140,000 Grant To Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Rapids Community College has been awarded a $140,000 grant to participate in a national effort to expand registered apprenticeship opportunities, helping students gain a quality education in addition to on-the-job training in a rewarding career.  GRCC is one of 80 colleges selected for the Expanding Community College Apprenticeship Initiative, led by

By |2019-08-08T16:25:30-04:00August 8th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Xfinity Mobile Offers Bring Your Own Android-Based Device

DETROIT– Comcast is offering Xfinity Internet customers the opportunity to bring their own Android-based devices to Xfinity Mobile by visiting Xfinity Store locations across the country and not be forced to buy a new smart phone. Initially, Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, Note 9 and Note 8 models qualify for BYOD, and Comcast expects

By |2019-07-21T15:51:12-04:00July 21st, 2019|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Waupaca Foundry Opens In UP’s Ironwood

LANSING–Waupaca Foundry, a Hitachi Metals company, this week started operations in Ironwood in the far western Upper Peninsula. The new plant will process iron castings produced at the company’s plants at Waupaca, Wis., about 150 miles away, west of Green Bay. The company’s expansion into the city of Ironwood is expected to generate an investment

By |2019-07-20T14:47:15-04:00July 20th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Ambs Call Center Earns 2019 ATSI Award Of Excellence

GRAND RAPIDS - Ambs Call Center has received the ATSI 2019 Award of Excellence for best answering service. This annual award is presented by the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI) an industry trade association for telephone answering service providers. Now a 16-time winner, Ambs Call Center earned the Sapphire Award at ATSI’s 2019 Annual Convention

By |2019-07-07T18:45:35-04:00July 7th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

LTU Gets DENSO Grant For Machine Vision Safety System In Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $40,000 grant from DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, for programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The grant, made possible by the company’s philanthropic arm, the DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), is one of 26 grants awarded by DENSO in 2019 to colleges and universities throughout

By |2019-07-07T18:47:18-04:00July 7th, 2019|ESD, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Bamboo Detroit, MP Consulting Group Co-Host Detroit Nonprofit Day June 15

DETROIT – Co-working space Bamboo Detroit and MP Consulting Group, a nonprofit fundraiser, will co-host the second annual Detroit Nonprofit Day conference June 15. In partnership with the University of Detroit Mercy’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the daylong conference aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills required to grow their organization’s operations and meet

By |2019-05-22T08:19:39-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Palter Named TechTown Director Of Marketing And Communications

DETROIT - Kimberly Palter has been named director of marketing and communications for the Wayne State Office of Economic Development and TechTown. Palter comes to TechTown with 14 years’ experience in marketing and communications including a decade with the Detroit Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment. Kimberly Palter “I am thrilled that someone of Kimberly’s experience

By |2019-05-22T08:19:40-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Airfoil Group Wins Awards In International PR Competition

ROYAL OAK – Airfoil Group was recently given awards for campaign in the Print Media, Integrated Marketing category and the Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media categories in an international competition. Airfoil Group was awarded the Hermes Creative Platinum Award in the competition’s “Print Media, Integrated Marketing” category for its company branding campaign it conducted on behalf of

By |2019-05-19T15:49:08-04:00May 18th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|