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Technology marches on: Lessons from data breaches

January 31, 2015
Technology marches on to the benefit and detriment of society — and business. At the business level, we desire four things: Read More

Tech wall centerpiece of collaborative space

Equipment helps showcase real estate projects and portfolios for clients.

January 30, 2015
Even though commercial real estate space in Grand Rapids is filling up, the digital real estate landscape has endless acres. Read More

Brick-and-mortar businesses welcome online sales tax

Senate Fiscal Agency projects the law will bring in $50M in new revenue annually.

LANSING — Many businesses across Michigan will benefit from a new law that subjects online retailers such as Amazon and Overstock.com to the same 6 percent sales tax that “brick-and-mortar” businesses collect from consumers. Read More

Startup crowdfunds math app to unlock TV and gaming signals

January 30, 2015
A startup is crowdfunding its interactive product that stops the flow of TV and gaming images into the home — until kids solve math problems to earn every minute of their screen time. Read More

Hunting app secures $825K in funding

January 28, 2015
A startup web and mobile app to help hunters and anglers pinpoint their next locations has raised $825,000 in funding. Read More

Food maker launches website on breakfast

January 23, 2015
A food maker has launched a website all about breakfast to elicit feedback from consumers and tell its stories. Read More

Neuroscientific research, national study show print is not dead

January 16, 2015
Despite rumors to the contrary, print is not dead. Read More

IT firm expands into Chicago market

January 12, 2015
A growing IT firm is expanding farther across the Midwest. Read More

Spectrum absorbs Abriiz

Health system shuts down Ideomed but keeps the mobile platform.

January 9, 2015
Spectrum Health, the controlling interest in Ideomed, is integrating the Abriiz application product after deciding to pull the plug on Ideomed as a stand-alone company. Read More

Auto supplier rolls out next start-stop battery

January 9, 2015
An auto supplier will unveil a new battery and power system for advanced start-stop vehicles during the North American International Auto Show. Read More