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David Kircos of Grosse Pointe and Hunter Rosenblume of Syosset, New York won Automation Alley's 24-hour hackathon, #hackDPL, on Saturday, July 12, 2014. They were awarded the grand prize of $5,000. Participants were challenged to create a mobile app for the Detroit Public Library. (Source: Automation Alley.)

Developers Spend 24 Hours Creating New Detroit Public Library App

A pair of web developers spent 24 hours developing a new app for the Detroit Public Library to allow staff and users to access information in seconds.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2014

Rendering of Madison Block.

Chicago Transplant BoostUp Joins Detroit’s M@dison Block, Gets $1M Investment

Saving money toward your goals just became a whole lot easier thanks to a new tech start-up based in downtown Detroit’s M@dison Block tech hub. BoostUp helps people save for life’s big purchases such as a car, home, wedding or trip.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

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Detroit Now An Asset To Tech Recruiting: LTU Panel

While there obviously is much work to be done on Detroit’s turnaround, Detroit is no longer an impediment to recruiting employees to the city for tech companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Rendering of Madison Block.

Detroit Marked By Google As 1 of 7 Tech Hub Hotspots

A tech start-up neighborhood, the Madison Block, has launched in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Event Notices From Aug. 12

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2013

The Broderick Tower in Detroit. (Credit: Flickr/kaszeta)

New Training Institute, Grand Circus, Launches To Meet Growing Need for Tech Jobs In Detroit

A new training institute will open in downtown Detroit to meet the ever-growing need for technology professionals in the city’s burgeoning digital hub.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

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Call A Car In The D With The Uber App

Need a ride? There’s an app for that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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Detroit Venture Partners Invests In 15th Detroit-based Digital Company, iRule

Detroit-based Detroit Venture Partners announced a second round of funding for iRule, a platform for home entertainment automation that makes it easier for consumers to control their home theater system with a universal remote control anytime from anywhere from a mobile device.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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Stik.com Raises $2.3 Million Series A to Bring Trust to Local Service Reviews

Stik, a reviews Web site driving local referrals for professional services, announced Monday that it has closed a $2.3 million Series A financing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

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Develop Detroit Launches Fall Classes in Mobile App Design and Programming

Michigan’s tech professionals can soon add a new skill to their resume: iPhone and iPad app development. This October, Develop Detroit will launch its second semester of courses, expanding upon its successful summer session. Entrepreneurs, programmers, or designers can enroll in one of two course tracks: iOS App Programming or Design.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

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