Ford Motor Buys Ferndale Car Connectivity Startup LivioFord Motor Co. has acquired the Ferndale-based in-car connectivity technology developer Livio for an undisclosed sum. The company says it will keep its storefront location in Ferndale and its employees.
MEDC Matches $2.76M In Venture Capital For Six Tech FirmsThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. Wednesday announced Michigan Strategic Fund investments of $2.76 million into six growing technology companies through the Pure Michigan Venture Match Fund.
Event Notices From December 18The latest awards and certifications from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
Livio Connect Offers Wireless Firmware Updates For OEM Car StereosOver-the-air firmware updates for car stereos are now available for Livio Connect API developers, Livio CEO and founder Jake Sigal announced at the 2012 SEMA Show.
Chevrolet Spark Owners To Tune In With Livio ConnectUsed to be in Detroit you could get about 30 stations on your radio. Then came satellite radio, and you could get 230 stations. Now, thanks to Ferndale's Livio Radio, Chevrolet's new Spark minicar will offer you 70,230.
Livio Investors Ante Up With Series C FundingLivio, manufacturer and developer of connected car products and smartphone app connectivity software through Livio Connect, announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Beringea, Western Technology Investment, Angel Street Capital, North Coast Technology Investors and Invest Detroit's First Step Fund. Several angel investors also participated.
Livio Joins The Genivi AllianceLivio Radio announced it has become a Genivi member, joining 167 current partners on the open-source development platform.
Social Media Detroit Day ReturnsSocial Media Day Detroit will return Saturday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Motor City Casino Hotel's Sound Board Theater, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit.
Livio Connect Squashes Competitors In Frost & Sullivan ReportLivio Radio today announced that it has received the Frost & Sullivan 2012 New Product Innovation Award for the Livio Connect API.
CES Day Two: Michigan Entrepreneurs In Tech
Michigan Matters: Consumer Electronics ShowCarol Cain gives viewers a front row seat to CES with Gary Shapiro, President of the Consumer Electronics Association which puts on the show.
Ferndale's Livio Radio Adds Grooveshark Kit For AndroidThe online music search engine, music streaming service and music recommendation software application Grooveshark Monday announced that its first-ever branded device is available for pre-sale with Ferndale-based Livio Radio.
Holiday Gadgets On Display At Lawrence TechA crowd of gadget fans got the latest lowdown on the tech toys that will be hot for the holidays at the year's final Last Thursdays Unwired at Lawrence Technological University.
GLITR Breakfast Talks Tech Toys For Holiday 2011GLITR has put together a demonstration of the latest in cool wireless phones, tablets, Internet radios and assorted other tech toys for your inspection the morning of Nov. 17 at Lawrence Technological University.
Livio's Car Internet Radio Kit Wins Top CES AwardFerndale-based Livio Radio announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the Bluetooth Internet Radio Car Kit.