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Safety Track, developer of a live streaming in-vehicle camera system called UCIT, says it has opened a new office in the West African country of Benin to serve customers in the region.
So happy spring, people! After a couple of nice warm days we’re kind of back to reality now, but I think we’ve really broken the back of this dreadfully dreary winter. So now it’s time for all things new… including the latest news from the world of high tech, built just for you in this here newsletter. Enjoy!
Officials say early indications suggest the economy is simply emerging from the effects of particularly harsh winter weather.
The University of Michigan’s Wolverine Venture Fund announced it has invested in NeuMoDx Molecular Inc., an Ann Arbor based company developing a new platform for high-speed, low-cost molecular testing for medical diagnostics.
Support for Microsoft Windows XP ends April 8, leaving anyone using the operating system open to hackers, malware, security breaches and with no technical support, unless you pay big money for it.
As the Earth’s human population marches toward 9 billion, the need for hardy new varieties of grain crops has never been greater. It won’t be enough to yield record harvests under perfect conditions. In an era of climate change, pollution and the global spread of pathogens, these new grains must also be able to handle stress. Now, researchers at Michigan Technological University have identified a set of genes that could be key to the development of the next generation of super rice.
The Detroit Creative Corridor Center announced that it’s seeking competitive, design-based businesses to apply for its intensive, six-month Creative Ventures Residency Program.
The second annual Greenlight Business Model Competition announces winners of the March 26 competition. Competitors who impress the panel of judges were able to win up to $50,000 in cash prizes, as well as network with angel and venture capital investors and other entrepreneurs from around the state.
A University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.