Rocket Fiber will look to compete with Google Fiber, which is currently in Kansas City, Austin and Provo, with plans to expand to nine more cities, Detroit not being one of them.
A virtual who’s who among Metro Detroit’s power brokers join host Carol Cain and the rest of the “Michigan Matters” crew as they crisscross Cobo Center this week at the North American International Auto Show.
Gilbert’s Bedrock Real Estate Services says it signed a deal to buy the 15-floor headquarters of Compuware in downtown Detroit for an undisclosed price.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson launched a branding initiative to promote Oakland’s tech companies, and keeping them in the “fertile vineyards of Oakland County,” and in turn got into a verbal battle with Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert.
Pop star Usher toured downtown Detroit Monday, and surprised some Quicken Loans employees with tickets to his show at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Fifth Third announced Tuesday morning that it will be moving its regional headquarters from Southfield to downtown Detroit.
The Cincinnati-based financial institution plans to move about 150 workers from Southfield into several floors of One Woodward Center.
Businessman Dan Gilbert has testified during Detroit’s bankruptcy trial that the city’s high crime rate, poor school system, unemployment and blighted neighborhoods are its major challenges.
Dan Gilbert, the CEO of Rock Ventures, traveled to San Francisco to personally pitch opportunities in Detroit to those in Silicon Valley.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan spoke on Sports Illustrated’s SI Now podcast and said that he thinks bringing the Detroit Pistons back to the city will benefit the area.