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Technology Report

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Flint Firm’s ‘Smartlamp’ Tops Kickstarter Funding Goal In Just 3 Days

A wireless app-controlled “smartlamp” called the Lava Ion has met its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal of $20,000 in just three days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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MSU, UM To Work On New Food Ingredient Research Institute

There will soon be a new independent academic center at Michigan State University studying the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer packaged goods. MSU will operate the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety in association with the University of Michigan, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the food, beverage and consumer products industries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: The Big Good-Bye, And Much More

It’s spring, a time of year for new beginnings. But for new stuff to begin, old stuff has to end. And so it is for me, and for my time at WWJ Newsradio 950.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

Greenlancer

Detroit’s Greenlancer.com Wins $50K In Chicago’s Clean Energy Challenge

Detroit-based Greelancer.com won $50,000 in prizes in last week’s Clean Energy Challenge business plan competition and conference in Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

Michigan Earth Day Fest

Michigan Earth Day Fest Returns To Downtown Rochester

The Michigan Earth Day Fest is taking over the streets of downtown Rochester April 25-27. The ninth annual event is one of the planet’s largest Earth Day celebrations. Organizers expect more than 50,000 to attend the free event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

LEAP Lansing

LEAP Sets $20,000 Regional Incubation Network RFP

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the regional economic development organization for the capital area, last week announced the second round of its requests for proposals for its Regional Incubation Network.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

CourseWeaver

CourseWeaver Adds Support Services For LON-CAPA LMS Users

East Lansing-based learning management developer CourseWeaver Inc. said last week it had launched an extensive set of tools, services, maintenance and support services for global LON-CAPA assessment, content and learning management system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

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EPA Calls CMU Research ‘Critical’ To Great Lakes’ Health

Great Lakes research, restoration, conservation and the lakes’ economic impact highlighted discussions today at a symposium sponsored by Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

Solar Power

Matt’s Favorites: High Tech Car Seats, Solar Power For Biz, Broke Student Film Fest At LTU, And Much More

Hello there, and welcome to your Friday! Hoping you had a great week — I sure did. And let’s take a look at a bunch of cool local tech news and events, and then the national news…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

IDV Solutions

IDV Rolls Out New Version Of Visual Command Center

IDV Solutions announced an update to its risk visualization software, Visual Command Center. The new release, version 3.1, includes significant enhancements to its weather risk data visualizations to help organizations to alert, assess, and take action against threats to their assets and operations. The company also announced an update to its Twitter visualization tool, with version 3.1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014