Technology and Innovation

Longform Joyanne Huston-Swanson, community relations for the Kent District Library, works with a wi-fi hotspot that is available for checkout at the library. Patrons have used the hotspots to access telehealth appointments, among other needs.
Development News Is the cost of internet a barrier? There’s a federal program that helps pay for broadband for low-income families, called the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB). The program pays up to $50 a month toward broadband service for eligible families.
Development News The Receptor securely receives packages and deliveries.
Feature Story BirCan abstract
Development News Sterling Heights muralist Wendy Popko is excited about her new mural at Dodge Park, which will include the use of augmented reality.
Development News M&N Plastics
Innovation News Toyota Principal Engineer Jennifer Pelky installs a car seat.
Longform AFC Ann Arbor soccer club chair Bilal Saeed.
Innovation News Mi Padrino founder and CEO Kim Gamez wears one of the masks she and her team created for DoYouMask.com.
Feature Story As Blumira has increased its workforce and plans to double its headcount in 2021, leaders have made connectedness a priority with virtual events to promote camaraderie and help new team members get to know one another.
Development News The partnership “says a lot about our board, about Port Huron’s position in the state,” says Josh Sabo.
Longform A person uses the DayTwo Precision Nutrition app.
Feature Story An app will enable you to rent a bird scooter.
Longform New Foundry CEO Rich Chang.
Feature Story Stash Ventures

Cannabis, a growing industry in Mt. Pleasant


Innovation News NEEDEE's logo.
Feature Story Patricia Lopez
Feature Story COVID-19 Workforce

Challenges and chances, the impact of COVID-19 on the future workforce


Longform Jottful founder Dawn Verbrigghe.
Longform Laith Al-Saadi does a livestream performance at the Ark.