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National Labor Relations Board decision targets Facebook ‘likes’

What it boils down to is whether social media conversations are protected activities.

September 12, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board recently upheld its view of social media conversations, including clicking the “like” button, as the equivalent of water cooler talk. Read More

Aquinas students teach Clark residents how to use social media

Service project unites students with local retirement community.

September 12, 2014
Tech-savvy Aquinas College students are volunteering to help seniors learn how to communicate in real-time with family members and friends. Read More

Goldilocks and data management: finding a ‘just right’ solution

Companies can save thousands of dollars simply by managing their information.

September 12, 2014
We all know the story about finicky Goldilocks and her attempts to find the right temperature porridge, the right size chair and the right softness bed. Read More

Live video tells you if the joint is jumpin’

September 10, 2014
Using a live feed streaming video in local entertainment venues, the team behind a new platform is envisioning a revolutionary way for individuals to base their decisions on how to spend their evenings out. Read More

Kim Dabbs advocates for the arts

September 9, 2014
Kim Dabbs is passionate about collaboration within and among sectors, and as executive director of the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, she serves the mission of creating a culture of opportunity for people to make social and economic progress in their lives and community. Read More

Hudsonville Products designs a better cherry tank

The tanks are a crucial part of Michigan’s tart cherry harvest.

September 5, 2014
A pair of Hudsonville business owners has developed a better cherry tank for the growers to use at harvest time and have filed for a patent on their design. Read More

Mobile carriers in Grand Rapids ranked

September 5, 2014
Which mobile carrier is the best performer in Grand Rapids? Rootscore has an answer for you. Read More

From napkin sketch to final production

September 5, 2014
A Zeeland company is marking its 20th anniversary with a significant expansion. Read More

Is the cloud right for your business?

September 5, 2014
Cloud options can better handle some business challenges versus traditional in-house infrastructure for information technology needs. Read More

Software connects volunteers through text messages

September 4, 2014
A Grand Rapids company that develops software to help organizations manage their volunteers has added a new feature to its online platform to improve effective communication. Read More