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A map of Merit Network Inc.'s latest upgrades.

Merit Network Boosts Data Speeds For Michigan Government, Education

Merit Network Inc., the connectivity and network services provider to Michigan government, educational institutions and nonprofits, announced it had completed several upgrades to its statewide, fiber-optic backbone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

This NASA satellite photo shows the Great Lakes, 80.3 percent covered by ice.

Matt’s Favorites: Cool Incubator, PLM Training, Computer Composer And More

So it’s Monday, and ugh, the arctic blast is back with a vengeance. Supposed to get colder every day this week until finally bouncing back into the 30s on Saturday, and you know it’s bad when you’re actually excited about the 30s. Will this madness never end? Well, take heart. Spring will arrive — and so will your tech news from me, as long as I have anything to say about it!

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014

(Scott Gries/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

Humanetics

Humanetics Bought By San Francisco Firm

Plymouth-based Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc. and affiliated companies Wednesday announced their acquisition by Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco private equity firm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

LTU Gets $150K Grant To Expand Entrepreneurial Education

The Chicago-based Coleman Foundation has awarded Lawrence Technological University a two-year, $150,000 grant to increase student participation in entrepreneurial education that is already occurring on campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

Mike Dershowitz, representing Start Up Alley, presents the first place award to GreenLancer.com, co-founders, Michael Sharber and Patrick McCabe. GreenLancer photo.

Detroit’s GreenLancer Wins Top Startup Award At Global Solar Show

GreenLancer.com, the Detroit-based startup that has assembled a team of solar energy engineering freelancers, won first place in a new competition at last week’s Solar Power International show in Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

2013 Solar Power International Conference to Feature GreenLancer.com

GreenLancer.com, a cloud-based service for solar energy design and permitting, has announced its participation in two major conferences and a spike in customers since launching its “Virtual Engineering Center” in June.

10/14/2013

Lakeshore-Express

Lakeshore Express To Offer Same-Day Flights To Chicago

Lakeshore Express, the airline based at Oakland County International Airport flying between Detroit, Pellston and Chicago, announced that it will begin offering same-day flight service from Oakland County to Chicago Midway Airport on Thursdays and Fridays, allowing Detroit-area business travelers to fly out at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. the same day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

foodjunky

Chicago Native’s Online Business Moves To Detroit

The days of clunky, time consuming group food ordering is about to meet its demise, thanks to a new Detroit startup, http://www.foodjunky.com.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

Computing Source

Computing Source Opens New Office In Chicago Loop

Southfield-based Computing Source, a full-service digital evidence and legal support firm, has opened its sixth Midwest office in Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

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