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
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
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
MADISON HEIGHTS—Metro Wireless, an internet service and telecommunications provider, announced an expansion of its services to Rochester, Novi, Livonia, Romulus, and surrounding areas. The services, at speeds of 100 mbps download and 20 upload, or 200 download and 40 upload, will be available by June 30, company officials said. “Our new asymmetrical tiers are great
DETROIT - Heather Garey, Agent Manager for 123Net, talks about the Data Center's Partner Program that lets agents sell bandwidth to customers. She also discusses 123Net's participation in IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. 123Net will have a booth in the vendor section to answer all your questions and more.
ANN ARBOR—Officials of Online Tech, a provider of cloud services, announced that the company has changed its name to Otava. Online Tech was acquired in early 2018 by Schurz Communications Inc., a Mishawaka, Ind.-based company that started in newspapers, and which now includes digital marketing and communications, cloud services, data centers, and broadband data services.
DETROIT – The Detroit-based accounting software developer Gravity Software announced that its client, a Kentucky-based dental practice called The Smile, had moved from Excel spreadsheets to Gravity’s financial system in less than 60 days. Gravity’s cloud-based software is built on the Microsoft 365 platform. “Gravity Software is made for small to medium-sized businesses who need more
PLYMOUTH — Stardock Corp., the Plymouth-based game developer, and Mohawk Games announced the release of a free multiplayer client for their critically acclaimed real-time strategy game, Offworld Trading Company. A new DLC (downloadable content) called Market Corrections that focuses on why humans fled the Earth was also released. A game play screen from Offworld Trading
ROCHESTER HILLS — EFlex Systems, a provider of manufacturing software and consulting firm, announced a partnership with OPS Solutions LLC of Wixom, maker of Light Guide Systems, to add augmented reality features to eFlex’s web-based, assembly software, Job Element Monitor (JEM), a work instruction module. “Many of our manufacturing software modules have focused on lean
STAMFORD, Conn. - For the fourteenth consecutive quarter, worldwide personal computer shipments declined in the first three months of 2018 - a decline dating back to the second quarter of 2012. The Asia-Pacific region and the United States experienced declining shipments, while other regions saw some minimal growth, but it was not enough to drive