Michigan Security Company Identifies ‘Emotet’ As Top Threat

COMMERCE TWP.—The latest Quarterly Threat Landscape report from the managed security services provider Nuspire identified Emotet as the most prevalent activity in the botnet, malware and exploit world in the third quarter, with a 730 percent increase in activity in September after being in a near dormant state. Emotet, a modular banking Trojan, has added

By |2019-11-13T20:07:07-05:00November 13th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Internet Sales Tax Bills Headed To Senate Floor

LANSING - Legislation codifying into state law a U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding internet sales tax provisions for online retail entities was reported by a Michigan Senate panel Wednesday, a move that could bring millions in additional revenue to the state. The proposed changes come following the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v.

By |2019-11-13T19:53:08-05:00November 13th, 2019|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan To Allow Some Marijuana Transfers, Sales Expected December 1

LANSING - Certain businesses will be permitted to transfer marijuana products on the medical side to the recreational side, the state said Wednesday, meaning limited recreational sales are likely to happen in a little over two weeks. Without allowing the transfer of some product, recreational sales would not have occurred until March or April of

By |2019-11-13T19:42:55-05:00November 13th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Economist Anderson Wins National Award For Paper On Cannabis Sales In Partially Criminalized Market

EAST LANSING —Patrick L. Anderson, principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group, presented Oct. 7 his national award-winning paper, “Blue Smoke and Seers: Measuring Latent Demand for Cannabis Products in a Partially Criminalized Market,” at the annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics in Denver, Colorado. “Blue Smoke” describes the methodology and challenges

By |2019-11-13T09:52:56-05:00November 13th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Growth In U.S. Demand For Legal Cannabis Products Hits Pause In August

EAST LANSING – AEG’s monthly AndCan®Index indicated a flat level of demand for legal cannabis products in the United States in August. Anderson Economic Group produces the monthly measurement to observe market trends for these products across all 50 states. After continuing a steady upward climb through July, legal cannabis products remained flat in August

By |2019-11-13T09:48:54-05:00November 13th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

M2 Techcast: Cannabis Legal Group, Industry Association, Stock Predictions, Leaders Night

ROYAL OAK - Barton Morris, founder of the Cannabis Legal Group, roadside oral fluid testing pilot program. Ryan Basore has launched a line of cannabis products called Redemption, and helped launch the Michigan Cannabis Industry Association. Ken Harrell, Michigan's most notable cannabis stock market expert, will discuss the 2020 Cannabis stock outlook. Finally Rick Thompson,

By |2019-11-11T09:07:03-05:00November 11th, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

GVSU Economist: Marginal Growth Continues In West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS — The West Michigan industrial economy continues to see marginal growth despite effects from the GM strike, a Grand Valley State University economist said. Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in GVSU's Seidman College of Business, surveyed local business leaders and his findings below are based on data collected during the

By |2019-11-10T15:30:17-05:00November 10th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

DTE Energy Makes Leadership Changes To Accelerate Renewable Energy Investments

DETROIT - DTE Energy last week announced three senior executive rotations aimed at accelerating the energy company's progress toward enhancing its renewable energy business, development strategies and regulatory priorities. "In order to achieve our net zero carbon emissions goal for our electric company, we are rapidly expanding our regulated renewable energy business and associated investments,"

By |2019-11-10T15:15:15-05:00November 10th, 2019|Clean Update, News|

LTU Students, Professor In Autonomous Vehicle Project At 2020 Detroit Auto Show

SOUTHFIELD – Five Lawrence Technological University students and LTU computer science professor CJ Chung will work with a Korean auto parts company and a Russian tech giant to create a taxi service from Detroit’s TCF Center to downtown Detroit hotels for the 2020 North American International Auto Show in June. LTU will assist Hyundai MOBIS,

By |2019-11-10T14:59:11-05:00November 10th, 2019|Auto Tech, ESD|

Mendon Township Voters Approve Solar Systems Within Its Boundaries

MENDON TOWNSHIP - In this small community east of Three Rivers, voters by an incredibly close vote during Tuesday’s election gave the green light to allowing small and large solar systems to be built within its boundaries. The ordinance, which passed 331-319, would amend the Mendon Township Zoning Ordinance to allow construction of both small

By |2019-11-10T14:25:00-05:00November 10th, 2019|Clean Update|