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Troy Cop On Leave After Arrest For Drunk Driving

The driver had a blood alcohol content of .27, nearly three-and-a-half times the legal limit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

Client Wins From Dec. 18

The latest in new business earned by Michigan’s tech-focused companies

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

A high-voltage capacitor bank used for power factor correction on a power transmission system. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Entrepreneurs To Pitch New Energy Storage Technologies At Automation Alley

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, will host an event on energy storage solutions Jan. 14 from 8 to 11 a.m., at its headquarters at 2675 Bellingham, Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

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Altair, LG Slash Smartphone Drop-Test Simulation Time From Weeks To Under A Day

The Troy engineering and software provider Altair announced an achievement in the electronics industry Wednesday that is expected to accelerate the development of new smartphones, tablets, home appliances and other consumer electronics while enabling engineers to create a wider range of durable designs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

A transient wind turbine rotor calculation using Altair's AcuSolve CFD simulation tool. (PRNewsFoto/Altair Engineering, Inc.)

Altair To Acquire South African Electromagnetic Software Firm

Troy’s engineering and computer science software and services provider Altair Engineering Inc. said Tuesday it had reached an agreement to acquire EM Software & Systems S.A., a provider of electromagnetic technology software based in Cape Town, South Africa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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Leaders & Innovators: Claudine George

Claudine George: CEO and Managing Member of ICONMA LLC in Troy. George oversees the activities of the overall business and promotes diversity initiatives for the staffing, consulting, and managed project services company. George began her career as an IT consultant to the automotive industry. While working at a major OEM, she founded her first company, which matched engineering and IT consultants and clients. Subsequently, George formed ICONMA, which has more than 1,700 employees throughout 25 national and international locations. Starting with staffing services, George has expanded ICONMA into additional service areas, including managed services, which provides web and mobile application development and testing services. Under her leadership, ICONMA has been named to the Inc. 5000 for six consecutive years, with $109.7 million in revenue for 2012, a three-year growth of 106 percent. The company has been recognized as one of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies in North America sponsored by the New York-based Women Presidents’ Organization and the small-business division of American Express, as well as a Corp! magazine economic bright spot. George was named an Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year in the staffing and support services category. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Grand Circus

Event To Link Tech Talent With Tech Startups

It’s tough to find tech talent these days — that’s the story across the board in Michigan. Well, an event set for Jan. 9 and sponsored by Automation Alley, Grand Circus and Bizdom aims to do something about that.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2013

Cile Precetaj and her three children. (Credit: Facebook Photo)

Albanian Mother Facing Deportation Can Stay In US

A local Albanian mother of three who faced deportation says she’s allowed to stay the United States for at least another year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Automation Alley Welcomes 17 New Members In November

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, announced that 17 new members joined the organization in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Cile Precetaj and her three children. (Credit: Facebook Photo)

Local Albanian Mother Defies Deportation Order

An Troy mother of three has defied a federal immigration order to board a plane and return to her homeland.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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