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Ann Arbor VC Helps Finance Software To Value Renewable Energy Projects

Ann Arbor-based Augment Ventures announced Monday it was part of a recent $2 million Series A investment in Santa Clara, Calif-based Mercatus Inc. Mercatus develops origination and syndication management technology for the energy project finance industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013


‘Revenge Porn’ Addressed As Legal Issue In California

Is it a crime to post pictures of your ex online? What about naked pictures?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013


Ann Arbor’s Rubicon Partership To Speed Sample Prep For RNA Sequencing

Ann Arbor-based Rubicon Genomics Inc. announced Thursday a partnership with Mountain View, Calif.-based Clontech Laboratories Inc. to integrate the two companies’ technology to boost the efficiency and quality of RNA sample preparation for next-generation sequencing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013


General Dynamics Marine Personnel Carrier Completes Critical Marine Corps Swim and Human Factors Testing

General Dynamics Land Systems’ Marine Personnel Carrier vehicle successfully completed the U.S. Marine Corps’ water performance swim and human factors testing at the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch, in Camp Pendleton, Calif.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013


Detroit CIO Hiring Plans Flat

The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Detroit shows that 11 percent of Detroit-area chief information officers surveyed recently plan to expand their teams. This is up one point from the previous quarter’s projections.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

IDV Solutions

IDV Solutions, AGS In Partnership To Visualize Risk Data

Lansing-based IDV Solutions and Cambria, Calif.-based Applied Geographic Solutions Tuesday announced a partnership that will add AGS’s risk and demographic data to Visual Command Center, IDV Solutions’ physical security and risk visualization software product.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013


USABC Gives $2.28M Start-Stop Battery Contract To California Firm

The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC, an organization whose members are Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors, today announced the award of a $2.28 million stop-start battery system development contract to Leyden Energy Inc. of Fremont, Calif.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

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A Guide to Malibu California’s Best Beaches

Malibu is well known for its beauty, splendor and, of course, crashing waves over more than 20 miles up and down the coast. Here are a few of the best beaches in Malibu.


Former Detroit Lions player Titus Young. (Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Ex-Lions Receiver Young Arrested Again In Calif.

Authorities say former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been arrested in California for the third time in a week.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2013


TubeMogul Opens Doors in Downtown Detroit’s M@dison Building

The California-based online video promotion firm TubeMogul has opened an office in the M@dison Building in downtown Detroit’s growing technology hub.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2013