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China’s InnoSTARS Competition Coming To Detroit April 29

DETROIT – As China continues to rise in its global importance, its huge domestic market promises many expansion opportunities for US companies.  Despite of all the anxiety and media buzz around the current tension between US and China, there is one platform that is approaching things more transparently and strategically – InnoSTARS.  In its 3rd

By |2019-01-03T12:18:06-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur Corner, Featured, IoT|

Mirari And BITONE To Exhibit AR/MR/VR At AutoMobili-D

Mirari and BITONE will be exhibiting at the NAIAS AutoMobili-D event during Press and Industry week, January 14-17, 2019. (Booth #MS06). DETROIT - Now in its 3rd year, AutoMobili-D has a business-to-business component that aims to connect exhibitors with industry people.  The startups comprise firms that focus on a range of topics, such

By |2019-08-04T16:05:52-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured, Guest Columns|

Gov. Whitmer Calls For Cross-Aisle Cooperation As She Takes Oath Of Office

LANSING - As eight years of total Republican control of state government ended at noon Tuesday, Democrats crowded the Capitol lawn with a smattering of Republicans on hand as well to mark the opening of a new political era in state government. A Democratic governor, secretary of state and attorney general. A Republican Legislature and

By |2019-01-02T13:54:37-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Politics, Politics/Government|

Former Lt. Gov. Calley Named President Of Small Business Association Of Michigan

LANSING - Former Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley has been named president of the Small Business Association of Michigan. Current SBAM president and CEO Rob Fowler will remain the organization’s CEO. “We could not be happier or more excited to welcome Brian and to work with him in the fight to support Michigan small businesses

By |2019-01-02T13:39:31-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Small Business Association of Michigan|

Four Emerging Techs To Define Business In 2019

NEW YORK - 2018 was surely a transformative year for technological innovation. We saw early development of ambient computing, quantum teleportation, cloaks of invisibility, genomics advancements and even robocops. Granted we’re not flying around in our own cars like the Jetsons did yet, but we’re closer. In 2019 we will continue on the transformation path and expand even

By |2018-12-30T17:15:17-04:00December 30th, 2018|Guest Columns, IoT|

Cybersecurity Update From Richard Stiennon, eCommerce Safeguards, Offensive Cyber Weapons

ROYAL OAK - Cybersecurity expert Richard Stiennon scares the hell out of the M2 Techcast audience with updates on the latest cybersecurity threats, including eCommerce. Stiennon, the founder two decades ago of Rust Net, provides tips on how to keep your financial information safe from hackers. He also discusses how nation states are creating an

By |2018-12-27T15:35:53-04:00December 27th, 2018|Cyber Defense, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Technology As A Service Has A New Name – XaaS1.Com

ROYAL OAK - Rick Beckers, CEO of CloudTech1, a managed service provider, has launched another company, one that will provide Technology As A Service. You can find it at www.Xaas1.com. Listen to this podcast in which Rick explains what technology solutions his latest venture will provide businesses. To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/technology-as-a-service-has-a-new-name-xaas1com

By |2018-12-27T16:45:31-04:00December 27th, 2018|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

mirari Offers Augmented Reality To Improve Manufacturing

ROYAL OAK - David Pollock and his team from mirari joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan on M2 Techcast to talk about how his company will showcase his Augmented Reality solutions for manufacturers at the Automobile-D exhibit during the North American International Auto Show (Detroit Auto Show) and during a February workshop at Lawrence Technological

By |2018-12-27T16:49:56-04:00December 27th, 2018|Featured, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

The Top 19 Security Predictions For 2019

OKEMOS - What will happen in the future?  Technology is opening many new doors as we head into 2019. Using artificial intelligence, robots and big data, we are curing diseases, finding new galaxies and feeding more people. The world is radically transforming before our eyes. In cyberspace, new 5G networks, unprecedented data collection and cloud computing resources

By |2018-12-26T16:40:43-04:00December 26th, 2018|Cyber Defense, Featured, Guest Columns|

Medical Device Manufacturer Closes $8 Million Series C Round

KALAMAZOO - Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions LLC, the developer of a device to improve patient safety during a heart procedure, closed on $8 million in capital raised to support clinical trials and production. The Series C capital round supports further development of Kalamazoo-based Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions’ Emblok Embolic Protection System that’s designed to collect debris in the

By |2018-12-20T17:19:16-04:00December 20th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Life Sciences|