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David Kircos of Grosse Pointe and Hunter Rosenblume of Syosset, New York won Automation Alley's 24-hour hackathon, #hackDPL, on Saturday, July 12, 2014. They were awarded the grand prize of $5,000. Participants were challenged to create a mobile app for the Detroit Public Library. (Source: Automation Alley.)

Developers Spend 24 Hours Creating New Detroit Public Library App

A pair of web developers spent 24 hours developing a new app for the Detroit Public Library to allow staff and users to access information in seconds.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2014

Red Bull Creation Winner

Automated Produce Delivery Machine Wins Red Bull Creation Contest

A motorized food delivery system was selected as the top invention created in the Red Bull Creation competition.

07/14/2014

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 14:  German fans at Hophaus celebrate the winning goal while watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final match between Germany and Argentina on July 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

World Cup Scores On Social Media

Soccer fans may have seen only one goal on the field during the World Cup, but they participated in millions of interactions on social media.

07/14/2014

Workshop Detroit co-owner Kevin Borsay shows the location stamp showing where location of where the reclaimed wood came from in the community. (By Edward Cardenas)

VIDEO: Workshop Brings Abandoned Homes Back To Life Through Stylish Furniture

Workshop Detroit is giving using reclaimed wood from abandoned homes to create stylish furniture sold at the company’s store, and Gardner White Furniture.

07/14/2014

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AT&T Wireless Service Takes Off At Metro Airport

AT&T customers flying in, or out, of Detroit Metropolitan Airport are utilizing the top ranked wireless network, according to an independent study.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2014

A member of staff demonstrates one of the available tools to participants on the first day of Red Bull Creation at Recycle Here in Detroit. (By Marv Watson/Red Bull Content Pool)

Red Bull Brings Artist Competition To Detroit

The 72-hour Red Bull Creation competition culminates Saturday with an unveiling of products made from recycled and reclaimed items from around Detroit.

07/11/2014

BlackBerry Smartphone

Think Your Android Is Wiped Clean? Survey Says Something Else

A technology company has reportedly found a possible glitch in Android smartphones which doesn’t totally remove items when factory restored to factory settings.

07/10/2014

A concept for a robot bartender has been proposed. (Source: Electrolux)

Technology We Can Use: Bartender Drones

An inventor has proposed creating a bartender drone that could remotely make and deliver drinks.

97.1 The Ticket–07/10/2014

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Deadline Nearing For $50K Hatch Detroit Contest

Prospective business owners have just one more week to apply for a $50,000 grant from Hatch Detroit to open a new business.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014