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  Breaking News

Digital Divas Podcasts Features Tech Women Through Great Storytelling
DETROIT – There’s a new audio podcast program aimed at women who work in technology and as entrepreneurs. It’s called Digital Divas. The program made its debut in late February.


Apple's Mobile-Payment System Used To Rack Up Fraudulent Purchases
CUPERTINO, Ca. - Apple Inc’s new mobile-payment system has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using credit-card data stolen in recent breaches of big retailers, including Home Depot Inc. and Target Corp., people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.


Snyder Gets C Grade From Conservation Group For Imact On Land, Air, Water
ANN ARBOR - The Michigan League of Conservation Voters gave Gov. Rick Snyder a “C” for the second half of his first term in office, in a new study released Thursday.


Report: 2014 Worst Year Yet For Malware; 2015 Expected To Be Worse
SAN FRANCISCO – 2014 was the worst year yet for the spread of malware contends a new report that noted 75 million samples of malicious code were detected and eliminated. They also expect 2015 to be even worse.


Full Michigan House Expected To Vote On Film Incentive Elimination Soon
LANSING - A bill that would eliminate the state's film incentive program cleared the House Tax Policy Committee on Wednesday, and the chair said it will be voted on the by full chamber soon.


Power Grid Official: Michigan Capacity Concern Is Dwindling Cushion
LANSING - The much-discussed electric capacity gap that will arrive in 2016 in the Lower Peninsula affects the reserve available and would not mean immediate shortages, an official with the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator said Wednesday.


Episode One Of The Digital Divas Podcast: Carrie Borchers On Tech, Sales
DETROIT – There’s a new audio podcast program aimed at women who work in technology and as entrepreneurs. It’s called Digital Divas. The program made its debut in late February.


Episode 81 Of ITInTheD.Com: ComiqueCon, Detroit Bus Company, Folkteller
DETROIT - We were joined in-studio by two of the ladies behind ComiqueCon to discuss their November event, the owner of The Detroit Bus Company to talk about their recent dust-up with a production house as well as their efforts to keep Detroit’s youth safe and able to access programs, and the writer behind Folkteller to talk a little Detroit folklore and history in the context of their stories, graphic novel, and in-progress film version.

  Entrepreneur's Corner

Renaissance Venture Capital Fund Gets $14 Millon Boost
ANN ARBOR – New corporate and institutional investors have pumped $14 million into Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, capping its second fund at $79 million. The money comes from Whirlpool Corp., MSU Foundation and Roush Industries.


Clean Snowmobile Challenge Sets New Record for Endurance Run
HOUGHTON - This year’s Clean Snowmobile Challenge is full of firsts. For one, all teams made it to Houghton, Michigan where Michigan Technological University hosts the events — no easy feat considering the fundraising, travel and time required of the college teams.

  New Products/Contracts

CDH Hosts TechMash March 26 To Mix Beer And Technology
DETROIT - What happens when you bring technology & Michigan beers together? You have a TechMash! Come join C/D/H on March 26 for beer and networking at the company’s downtown Detroit office.


ProQuest Partners With Ancestry For Latest Version Of HeritageQuest Online
ANN ARBOR - ProQuest has teamed up with Ancestry to offer a new version of its HeritageQuest online genealogical and historical information database. The new version is available now to all subscribing libraries.

  Cyber Defense

Government, Business Leaders To Discuss Cyber Security At Oakland University
AUBURN HILLS - Some of the top technology leaders in Michigan will convene on campus for Oakland University’s second annual Cyber Summit on March 20. Presented by Oakland’s Cyber Security Club and the School of Engineering and Computer Science, this year’s event will offer insights on the latest trends and challenges in the technology and information security field.


Signal Encripts Text Messages On iOS Apps - Includes Pics, Videos
SAN FRANCISCO - Users of the iOS app called Signal can now encrypt their text messages and their phone calls for free. Version 2.0, released Monday adds the ability to send free end-to-end encrypted messages to people across the world. Your messages can include text, pictures and videos, which are all encrypted to thwart people beyond the receiver from intercepting and deciphering the content.


Snyder Gets C Grade From Conservation Group For Impact On Air, Land, Water
ANN ARBOR - The Michigan League of Conservation Voters gave Gov. Rick Snyder a “C” for the second half of his first term in office, in a new study released Thursday.


Vectorform Creates Joint Venture With DTE Energy To Market Energy Audit App
ROYAL OAK – Vectorform, a design and technology company, has created a joint venture with DTE Energy to provide energy-efficient mobile platform that will let customers improve home energy consumption, and hopefully increase savings.


MichBio Jobs Bank Adds 5 New Gigs, All In Michigan
ANN ARBOR – MichBio, the state’s life sciences trade association, has posted five new jobs in its data bank, including located in Michigan.


MichBio, Global Business Club Of Mid-Michigan Offer Program On Exporting Medical Devices
ANN ARBOR - MichBio is offering its first program in conjunction with the Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan on March 31, focusing on the opportunities and unique considerations for exporting medical devices around the globe.


Hansen Seeks Measurable Impact For Michigan Career-Tech Ed Funding
LANSING - Sen. Goeff Hansen is supportive of Governor Rick Snyder's budget proposal dedicating millions of dollars to funding programs to promote career and technical education, but he also wants to ensure measurable success for that funding over time.


Few Budget Increases Sought For New Talent And Economic Development Department
LANSING - The final budget structure for the new Department of Talent and Economic Development is not quite in place yet, but it will include few funding increase requests, Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Steve Arwood, director of the new department, told the House Appropriations General Government Subcommittee on Wednesday.

  Guest Columns

Michigan LCV Applauds State Legislators For Supporting Strong Clean Energy Plan For Michigan
ANN ARBOR – Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) Executive Director Lisa Wozniak released this statement following the introduction of a clean energy package Tuesday:


What Have You Done For Me Lately? Proving PR Value To Sales People
DETROIT - If you handle public relations within a sales organization, you’re likely considered overhead. While you can argue that an effective media relations strategy leads to sales, you cannot always prove that the customers who came into your store to buy your products or services did so because of what they read online or watched on TV. Thus, it can be challenging to convince CEOs that traditional media relations helps drive their bottom line.

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