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MITech TV: MCWT, Utility Payment Help, COVID Testing Update

ANN ARBOR - On MITechTV July 27, Kathleen Norton-Schock updates happenings with Michigan Council of Women in Technology and on her own podcast, Diva Tech Talk. MPSC Commissioner Dan Scripps explains options utility customers have on payment assistance during the pandemic. The show wraps up with infectious disease expert Fred Brown updating the latest medical

By |2020-07-27T15:02:03-04:00July 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cybersecurity Tips For Working Remotely, Michigan Becoming Space State, New COVID Tests

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV, cybersecurity expert Dan Lohrmann will provide tips on how remote workers can safely connect to the office network without opening the door to hackers. Gavin Brown, executive director of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association, updates the North American Space Summit and Michigan’s efforts to become a space state. Infectious

By |2020-07-22T20:26:19-04:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Walk-Through Testing For COVID-19, Predicting Virus Spread After Public Gatherings

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV June 22, Larry Shattuck and Ari Reuben from Soter Technology will announce a new walk-through technology device, like an airport scanner, that will measure four vital signs to determine within 5 seconds if someone has COVID-19. They will be joined by Lt. Gen. PK Carlton, the former Surgeon General,

By |2020-06-24T17:32:29-04:00June 22nd, 2020|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Uncategorized|

COVID-19 Update: Canadian 3D Printers, LTU Fall Update, Cyber Threats, Blood Types And Infection Risks

ANN ARBOR - On MITech TV June 15, at 2 pm Steph Sharp, CEO of Canadian-based 3DQue Systems, will provide details on how her company uses software to tell 3D printers how to make PPEs.  At 2:15 Lisa Kujawa, Associate Provost at Lawrence Tech, will explain how the STEAM college will provide education for its

By |2020-06-19T10:14:29-04:00June 15th, 2020|M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Uncategorized|

Everstream Completes Purchase Of Detroit’s Rocket Fiber

DETROIT — Rocket Fiber LLC, the Detroit-based internet service provider, has been purchased by Everstream, a Cleveland-based fiber network. The deal, announced earlier this year, is now completed. The purchase is part of Everstream’s strategy to provide reliable, high-bandwidth connectivity to enterprises in Michigan and throughout the Midwest. With the deal’s close, Everstream has added

By |2020-04-27T19:50:16-04:00April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Unemployment Filings Grow By 27 Percent For Record 384,844 Initial Claims

DETROIT - For the week ending April 4, the State of Michigan experienced a new high in initial unemployment insurance claims, with 384,844 initial claims, reports The Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan,  an increase of 80,509 claims, or 26.5 percent, from the week prior. While this increase looks numerically smaller than that of the

By |2020-04-12T14:34:16-04:00April 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

ESD Class To Address Planning To Avert Crises — Like Coronavirus

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit will present a complimentary online one-hour educational session, “Can Crisis Be Averted?”, on Thursday, April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the Zoom platform. Veteran engineer Thomas Doran will discuss how we can prevent rather than merely manage crises, as we are with the current coronavirus pandemic. Doran will

By |2020-04-05T17:51:02-04:00April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Manufacturers’ Survey Reveals Current Industry Impact of COVID-19

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Association of Manufacturers released a survey that recommended key policy areas where legislative and administration action would help combat COVID-19 and future public health emergencies successfully. Survey highlights include the following: • 78.3% of manufacturers anticipate a financial impact • 53.1% of manufacturers anticipate a change in operations • 35.5%

By |2020-03-16T08:38:56-04:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Power: Auto Service Centers Will Face Coronavirus Parts Shortages

TROY—As the coronavirus crisis continues to interrupt global supply chains, auto dealers are bracing for parts shortages that could undermine hard-fought gains made in customer satisfaction over the past few years, according to the Troy customer experience analysis firm J.D. Power. According to Power’s 2020 Customer Service Index (CSI) Study, overall satisfaction increased to 837

By |2020-03-15T11:34:53-04:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Auto Supplier Gets State Aid For Expansion For Electric Vehicles

LANSING—Warren-based Paslin Co. has received a $1 million Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant to support a $45 million expansion of its Warren manufacturing plant that is expected to create 200 jobs over three years. Paslin started as a small stamping plant in 1937. Today the company designs and builds customized integrated robotic assembly lines to

By |2020-02-09T15:01:42-05:00February 9th, 2020|Auto Tech, Uncategorized|