THE cybercrime battle: michigan takes it on
INNO-VENTION 2014 was held Oct. 21-22 at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. The annual consortium of Oakland County and Southeast Michigan health systems showcased innovative healthcare-related products and technologies
Researchers at Kettering University and the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have created a new method of destroying cancer cells in patients with chorodial melanoma and retinoblastoma — both cancers of the eye — without using radiation or chemotherapy.
When Dug Song caught Jon Oberheide hacking his company’s computer network, he didn’t call law enforcement. Quite the opposite: In the interest of better cybersecurity, he offered the young hacker an internship at his company, Arbor Networks.
David Behen is the Director of the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB), and the state’s chief information officer (CIO). He serves a dual role for the state of Michigan: director of the DTMB and CIO. The DTMB has 2,800 employees and a budget that hovers around $1.2 billion.
With winter weather arriving well ahead of schedule this season and the holidays but a distant memory, cabin fever has likely set in. To help combat the winter doldrums, here’s a selection of cold-weather entertainment ideas — some close to home and others throughout the state.
For scientists at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the future may look a lot like the denizens of nature — specifically, a bounding, leaping, running robot that mimics the characteristics of Earth’s fastest land animal, the cheetah.
David Moore has a lot going on in his life, but you won’t hear him complain. The University of Michigan student from Holland, MI, earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 2014 and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the same field. But what sets him apart from most college students is the fact that he was selected for the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2015.
Automation Alley is rolling out a new and exciting program for 2015 that promises to put Southeast Michigan entrepreneurs on the path to startup success.
United States patent application filings have doubled since 1998, to approximately 600,000 annually. Many of these applications represent software innovation, seeking to protect inventions for computer-implemented processes. Until recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) took a relatively pro-patent stance toward software inventions. Recently, however, the pendulum has swung toward an apparent tendency to automatically reject broad software claims.
What would life be like without vending machines — one of life’s more underrated staples? For change or a few dollars you can get a bag of Cheetos, a Snickers bar or a can of Coca Cola almost anywhere: in a school, hospital, office, university, convention center, store or even on the street. In fact, it’s safe to say that most of us have walked past one of these ingenious concepts in the last day or two.
Log onto msn.com any day of the week and you’re likely to see a “Top 10 Starting Salaries” list favoring students who graduate with engineering degrees. Meanwhile, liberal arts degrees, with their heavy emphasis on reading and writing, don’t quite measure up.