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M2 TechCast Episode One: Richard Stiennon, Dan Lohrmann, David Weaver, Jason Vazzano, Sean Hurwitz, Jenell Leonard

FERNDALE - M2 TechCast episode one featured cybersecurity experts Richard Stiennon and Dan Lohrmann, Angel Investor David Weaver, and video game producers Jason Vazzano and Sean Hurwitz, plus Jenell Leonard, Commissioner of the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office. To listen, click on http://www.podcastdetroit.com/audio/m2techcast-debuts-on-podcast-detroit/

By |2015-09-16T00:00:00-04:00September 16th, 2015|Archive, MITech News Pocast|

Detroit Greening City Ambulances

DETROIT - The City of Detroit ambulance fleet is going green.Last summer, over the summer, the city partnered with NextEnergy and Navitas Systems to retrofit 31 city ambulances with auxiliary power units, saving the City money and improving air quality. The upgrades are funded by a $1 million grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation�s Congestion Mitigation and Air

By |2015-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15th, 2015|Archive, Politics|

Public Seeking Cheaper College, More Alternatives

LANSING - Michigan has to find ways to make college education more affordable given it is essential to getting ahead economically, but it also has to support more programs that provide hands-on job training for youth and adults, the Center for Michigan said in a recent report. Among the key recommendations of the report,Getting to

By |2015-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15th, 2015|Archive, Politics|

MDOT Study Says Drones Could Prove Valuable In Highway Research

LANSING - Using unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly called drones, could provide safety benefits and asset management benefits in monitoring the conditions of the state's roads and bridges, the results of a study by the Department of Transportation show. MDOT has released results of a study using a variety of drones in tests of state highways

By |2015-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15th, 2015|Archive, Politics|

MEDC Details Cuts Heading Into New Fiscal Year

LANSING - A total of 65 full-time positions and more than $129.8 million are being cut from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation's 2016 budget after its executive committee on Tuesday adopted a resolution accepting the budget as proposed. The MEDC in mid-August announced it would make major cuts for its 2015-16 fiscal year budget beginning

By |2015-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15th, 2015|Archive, Politics|

Delphinus Medical Technologies Gets $39.5 Million C Round

  PLYMOUTH TWP. - The ultrasound-based breast imaging technology developer Delphinus Medical Technologies Inc. says it has secured $39.5 million in new series C venture capital round - what the company contends is the single largest amount ever raised for a healthcare imaging company in the Midwest, as well as the largest for a medical

By |2015-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2015|Archive, Politics|

Davenport University Gets Record $5.5 Million Gift

  GRAND RAPDIS - Davenport University announced it has received a gift to its endowment fund of $5.5 million over the next four years from the M.E. Davenport Foundation, the single largest gift in the University's history. The latest gift brings historical giving to Davenport University by the independent, family foundation to more than $15.4

By |2015-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2015|Archive, Entrepreneur|

Pure Michigan Gets Clicktivated

LANSING - Tourists will now be able to engage with Pure Michigan commercials to discover information about specific destinations with the video spots. The technology comes from Detroit-based Clickivated. When a scene of interest plays, users can click on the icon to the right of the screen and get immediate access to individual websites of

By |2015-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14th, 2015|Archive, Politics|