Trends, products and advances


Voice search doesn’t matter

July 16, 2019
But it matters that, as digital search marketers, we do our job right and, in turn, create a positive effect on voice search. Read More

Academy builds foundation for tech-minded students

BizStream boot camp exposes visitors to the world of coding and web development.

July 12, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local company is providing young people with an opportunity to learn about the technology industry. Read More

Financial software provider acquires firm

July 10, 2019
A company that develops software for asset managers has acquired a similar firm. Read More

Software company wins supply chain award

July 10, 2019
A software design and implementation firm with a local office has been named to a list of 100 companies that completed “successful and transformative” supply chain projects in the past year. Read More

Ethics and AI

June 30, 2019
There are nine big tech companies — six American and three Chinese — that are primarily responsible for the future of artificial intelligence. In the U.S., they are Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, IBM and Apple. In China, it's Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. Read More

The medical legacy of the Midwest

June 30, 2019
The medical industry relies on innovation and passionate people for new solutions to health care problems. Luckily, the Midwest has contributed significant advances in the industry for nearly two centuries. Although Michigan and the rest of the Midwest are typically known for industrial innovations, the strides made in medical technology here in our hometowns have saved thousands of lives over the years. Read More

Report: AT&T cuts damage network

Between January 2017 and January 2019, telecom company reduced its outside plant technicians in Michigan by 26%.

June 28, 2019
Global telecommunications company AT&T, for the past two years, has cut 26% of its Michigan workforce, leading to dilapidation in wireless infrastructure and services for rural areas of the state, according to a recent report. Read More

Power systems company acquires battery supplier

June 24, 2019
A distributor of industrial batteries is now part of a power systems company on the state’s east side. Read More

Furniture maker rolling out mobile charging unit

June 21, 2019
A local office furniture manufacturer has partnered with a Chinese electronics maker on a new product for workers to re-charge their devices. Read More

Using the 2019 'Internet Trends' data to improve your business strategy

June 20, 2019
For those of us who navigate the digital world, the day that Mary Meeker presents the annual "Internet Trends" report is our version of Christmas morning. Read More