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Rocket Fiber Wins VMware Status

DETROIT—Rocket Fiber, a multi-gigabit internet service provider, today announced it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status. The Cloud Verified badge signals to customers that Rocket Fiber offers a service running on top of the complete VMware Cloud infrastructure. Through Cloud Verified partner services, customers attain access to the full set of VMware Cloud Infrastructure capabilities

By |2019-10-02T17:34:18-04:00October 2nd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Comcast Boosts Internet Speeds For Most Michigan Customers

PLYMOUTH—Comcast Corp. officials announced an increase in download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for customers in Michigan for no additional charge. Download speeds for the company’s Performance tier will jump from 60 Mbps to 100 Mbps, while Blast! speeds will increase from 150 to 200 Mbps, Extreme will move from

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Open-Source Computer Nonprofit Introduces New, More Powerful Model

ROCHESTER—The Foundation, the Oakland Township-based open-source computer nonprofit, has announced the availability of BeagleBone AI, the newest, fastest, most powerful BeagleBone low cost computer yet. Built on the foundation’s open source Linux approach, BeagleBone AI fills the gap between small single board computers and more powerful industrial computers. Using the Texas Instruments Sitara AM5729

By |2019-09-22T12:59:07-04:00September 22nd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Cargo Volumes Through St. Lawrence Seaway Down Due To Lower Grain Exports

DETROIT – Bi-national cargo volumes through the St. Lawrence Seaway (from March 22 to Aug. 31) were down 3.5 percent compared to the same period in 2018. A 20 percent decline in grain shipments was a big factor. Cargos included grain, construction materials, road salt, aluminum and wind energy components, some 20.9 million metric tons

By |2019-09-19T16:06:05-04:00September 19th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Comcast Completes $4 Million Expansion In South Lyon

PLYMOUTH—Comcast Corp. announced that it has completed a $4 million network expansion throughout South Lyon that enables the connectivity provider to offer its full suite of business and residential products and services. The new build passes 59 additional businesses and 3,585 homes. The city-wide expansion follows investments made in 2017 and 2018 when Comcast first

By |2019-09-14T15:01:19-04:00September 14th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Performix Group Helps Businesses Grow By Solving Major Challenges

NOVI – Performix Group has announced a suite of services designed to help business leaders achieve their vision of growing their organizations and and solving new challenges that hinder growth. “Our Strategic Advisory and Coaching offering is focused on working directly with CEOs, Business Partners, and Executive Team members on a 24×7 timeframe,” said CEO

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 11th, 2019|New Products / Contracts, News|

Detroit FinTech Bay To Share Space At TechTown With Detroit Blockchain Center

DETROIT – Detroit FinTech Bay announced that it will welcome the Detroit Blockchain Center as a resident within its space in TechTown Detroit. Additionally, Detroit FinTech Bay’s first board of advisors is announced. Entrepreneurs and leaders from financial institutions, corporations, community groups and academia make up the group’s membership. Partnership with Detroit Blockchain Center Co-founded

By |2019-09-06T17:46:52-04:00September 6th, 2019|Blockchain, New Products / Contracts|

Comcast Gives Laptops To Veterans, $25K Grant To Southwest Solutions

DETROIT – Earlier this month, Comcast gave 150 low-income veterans laptops and announced a $25,000 grant to Southwest Solutions for a mobile computer lab and WiFi access points for veterans at its Piquette Square location. The mobile lab will provide more flexibility to train local residents, and the new WiFi access points will help boost

By |2019-08-25T18:57:07-04:00August 25th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Fall Conference Aimed At Empowering Millennials Set For Detroit

DETROIT - A fall conference aimed at empowering and motivating millennials, while catering to their networking needs, will be held at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. Scheduled for Sept. 14, the conference will feature speakers including Dennis Archer Jr., CEO of Detroit-based Ignition Media Group; Amanda Lewan, CEO of co-working space Bamboo Detroit; Gwen Jimmere,

By |2019-08-14T16:29:51-04:00August 14th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

LLamasoft Announces Partnership With JD Logistics

ANN ARBOR—LLamasoft, a developer of supply chain design and modeling software, announced a strategic partnership with JD Logistics, the logistics arm of, China’s largest retailer. Through the partnership, JD Logistics will exclusively deliver and integrate LLamasoft’s solutions as part of its existing service and technology offerings to select manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers in

By |2019-08-13T18:57:57-04:00August 13th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|