Edward Cardenas

Edward Cardenas

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Edward Cardenas is a communicator who has worked on both sides of the notebook throughout Metro Detroit. Edward joined The Detroit News after graduating from Grand Valley State University. At The News he covered a variety of stories including high-profile court cases, environmental issues affecting Lake St. Clair, major sporting events including the Super Bowl and military stories from Selfridge Air National Guard Base – including a supersonic flight on an F-16.

Edward left the news and worked on the opposite side of the notebook by working as communications director for Congresswoman Candice Miller and press secretary for Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.

He returned to the writing side of journalism to help launch the hyper-local Patch network in Michigan. Edward was the founding editor for St. Clair Shores Patch and covered a variety of local, regional and national stories including the final space shuttle launch where he provided localized stories for Patch sites nationwide.

Edward joined WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBS Detroit in 2014, where he covers technology, development and new economy stories.

In his free time, Edward enjoys spending time with his family, taking in Detroit Tigers games and trying to put in a few miles of running when his schedule permits.

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is one four communities competing for a Miracle Gro People's Choice Community Garden Grant. (Source:  Miracle Gro).

Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Vying For $40K Grant

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is competing for a $40,000 grant to develop a children’s sensory garden.

CBS Detroit–16 hours ago

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Free Wi-Fi Offered At The Joe

Fans attending Saturday’s game against the New York Rangers will be the first to officially utilize the service.

CBS Detroit–21 hours ago

GLENDALE, AZ – DECEMBER 11: General view of University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. Super Bowl XLIX will be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Febrauary 1, 2015. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Xfinity Offers Tips For Super Bowl Party Hosting, Viewing Options

Super Bowl party hosts can start planning now to provide techies and non-techies a memorable experience.

CBS Detroit–21 hours ago

Domino's now offers a pizza tracking service on Samsung Smart televisions. (Source: Domino's)

Domino’s Offers Pizza Tracking On Televisions

Ann Arbor based Domino’s is expanding its technology offerings to help customers track their pizza orders on Samsung Smart televisions.

CBS Detroit–23 hours ago

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches from the bench during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Red Wings Babcock Joins Canada’s Bell Media Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has joined a campaign to raise awareness and funds for mental health initiatives, which includes a 5 cents donation per social media mention on Facebook and Twitter.

CBS Detroit–01/28/2015

Apple is expected to release the Apple Watch in 2015. (Source: Apple)

Apple Reports Record Earnings, Watch Release Date

Apple reported record results in the final quarter of 2014, and revealed the release date of the new Apple Watch.

01/28/2015

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Snapchat Launches New Feature With News, Videos, Articles

Snapchat has graduated from a photo sharing social media service to providing news, information and video through the Discover feature.

CBS Detroit–01/27/2015

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil, File)

Secretary Of State Launches Upgraded Branch Office Locator

The Michigan Secretary of State is using the latest in mapping technology for its branch office locator.

CBS Detroit–01/27/2015

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Tips For A Small Business Tech Tune Up

Businesses should take steps today to prepare for their technology needs in the coming years to be competitive, and responsive to the needs of their customers.

CBS Detroit–01/27/2015

Grand Circus was one of nine tech hubs across the nation supported by the Google for Entrepreneurs program. (Source: Google for Entrepreneurs.)

Finalists Selected In Google Pitch Competition

One of three metro Detroit startups will be selected to pitch their business to Google in California.

CBS Detroit–01/26/2015

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