Trends, products and advances


Tech startup names VP of product

October 13, 2015
An executive with more than 20 years of software experience is the new vice president of product at a venture capital-backed tech startup. Read More

Manufacturer’s new technologies shine bright

October 9, 2015
A Grand Rapids-headquartered company with an expertise in photonics engineering has created a new LED technology it said will likely improve the yields produced by the growing commercial greenhouse industry. Read More

Technology creates greater opportunities for fraud

October 9, 2015
Eric Larson is a forensic accountant, which means he’s seen a fair share of fraud and embezzlement schemes during the course of his career investigating these crimes. Read More

Legal tech firm continues to grow

Computing Source’s most recent addition is a court-reporting division.

October 2, 2015
In 2004, a technology firm in southeast Michigan that was working mostly with corporate clients took on a job for an attorney that ended up changing the company’s focus entirely. Read More

GRCC hopes to produce class of ‘ethical hackers’

School becomes certified training center for defense against cyber attacks.

October 2, 2015
Grand Rapids Community College has become a training ground for digital guardians to keep digital thieves away from your digital treasures. Read More

Concerns with license plate cameras

October 2, 2015
LANSING — Advanced technology can increase efficiency for law enforcement agencies while helping them protect public safety. Sometimes, however, technology may also threaten public safety. Read More

Retailers face most significant change in decades

The EMV chip embedded in credit and debit cards requires a new reader.

October 2, 2015
One of the biggest changes in retailers’ security and checkout systems is now in effect. Read More

X-Rite launches next light booth for color evaluation

October 2, 2015
A color-management company is rolling out its next light booth to help companies, including commercial printers, simulate and evaluate colors under a range of lighting conditions. Read More

5 use cases for hybrid cloud storage

September 30, 2015
Hybrid cloud storage is a storage environment made up of both private cloud storage and public cloud storage. Read More

Project management's place in SMB IT projects

September 30, 2015
Project management is often thought of as superfluous or even a burden in the world of small business technology projects.  Read More