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AT&T’s IT Can Wait Anti-Distracted Driver Campaign Explained

ROYAL OAK - The road is full of people whose lives are at risk the second you take your eyes off the road to look at your phone. If you'd never use your phone with someone in the car, you shouldn't do it alone. AT&T’s Teresa Mask explains the IT Can Wait anti-distracted driver campaign

By | 2018-06-15T13:05:16+00:00 June 15th, 2018|M2 TechCast, News, Podcasts|

AT&T Names VP, General Manager For Michigan, Greater Lakes

DETROIT — AT&T Inc. announced the appointment of Tom Monahan to oversee business in what it calls the Greater Lakes region, including Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and northern Indiana. Tom Monahan. ATT photo. Monahan will manage more than 1,300 employees, 133 AT&T-owned retail locations and more than 267 national distribution outlets and authorized resellers. “Tom brings

By | 2018-06-14T19:50:47+00:00 June 14th, 2018|News|

Winning Futures Awards $30,000 To 20 Metro Detroit High School Students

DETROIT - Winning Futures awarded Wednesday a total of $30,000 to 20 local high schoolers and recognized 19 local business professionals who are enrolled in the Winning Futures’ life skills and workforce preparation mentoring program. Seven local business professionals received a Mentor of the Year Award for their exemplary mentoring service. Lee Ellen Kerr (Goodrich,

By | 2018-06-08T11:34:23+00:00 June 8th, 2018|News, STEAM|

Prevailing Wage Repeal Passes Over Dems, Worker Objections

LANSING - Michigan's 53-year-old law requiring union scale wages to be paid to workers on public construction projects is no more after the Republican-majority Legislature passed the initiated legislation, accompanied by multiple chants and outbursts in the House by Democrats and furious construction workers who packed the gallery. The Senate voted largely along party lines,

By | 2018-06-08T09:11:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|News, Politics, Politics/Government|

Record 700,000 Plus Michigan Workers Employed In Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

DETROIT – Advanced manufacturing employment in Michigan reached new heights in 2018 with more than 700,000 workers employed – the greatest employment level since 2006. This according to a new report from Detroit-based LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute.  The quarterly reports, highlighting employment trends, top jobs, and required skills in advanced manufacturing

By | 2018-05-22T19:43:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|News, Science, STEAM|

DTE Energy, Consumers Energy Accelerate Plans For Cleaner Energy

DETROIT - Consumers Energy and DTE Energy Friday said they are accelerating plans to produce cleaner energy in Michigan, targeting at least a 50 percent Clean Energy Goal by 2030– achieved through a combination of investments in at least 25 percent renewable energy, and the remaining through energy efficiency. In the past year, both DTE

By | 2018-05-18T13:58:39+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Clean Update, News|

ERP Provider Central Data Acquires Wholesale Distribution Consultant Lowery Systems

FARMINGTON HILLS – Enterprise Resource Management provider Central Data has acquired St. Louis, MO., based consultant Lowery Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of LSi offers a complementary suite of services to Central Data’s current offerings and will increase Central Data’s customer base by 30 percent. Central Data has rehired all of LSi’s

By | 2018-05-09T15:51:59+00:00 May 9th, 2018|News|

UM Report: Temporary Hiccup Slowed Oakland County’s Job Growth In 2017

ANN ARBOR - The tempo of Oakland County's job growth moderated in 2017, but that slow down appears to represent a "temporary hiccup" before it picks up to a more robust pace similar to 2015 and 2016. Job growth for the next three years is forecast to average 1.9 percent per year or an increase

By | 2018-05-07T21:11:34+00:00 April 27th, 2018|News|