Baker College offers new remote learning option

Baker College is providing its students with a new learning modality option called Online Live beginning fall 2021.

East Lansing company delivers service to Grand Rapids property owners

A Lansing-based internet service provider with nearly two decades of experience is making it presence felt in West Michigan.

Office guide highlights costs, benefits of remote work models

As the COVID-19 vaccine sees further widespread adoption, companies are actively rolling out return-to-office plans.

Consumers Energy aims to fast-track Michigan’s EV transition

Consumers Energy is offering more electric vehicle rebates in a new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free electric vehicles.

Samaritas, partners deliver tech-based eldercare solution

Samaritas announced a partnership with Netherlands-based 1Minuut to introduce assisted reality to care for older adults with dementia.

Ottawa County calls on residents to assist in internet expansion efforts

The Ottawa County Data Collection Steering Committee was tasked with the collection of countywide internet-accessibility information that will be used to inform decision-making to effectively increase access to reliable and affordable internet.

Whirlpool bringing Google Assistant voice notifications to connected appliances

Whirlpool Corporation is enhancing its voice-command capabilities as a launch collaborator for Google Assistant voice notifications, a new functionality available through Google’s intelligent personal assistant software.

Start Garden graduates make their mark

Start Garden has made its presence felt in this region’s business community ever since it was founded nine years ago by Rick DeVos.

Tech firm puts remote workers on better networks

As COVID-19-related shutdowns force businesses to pivot toward remote work, the kind of network they are running on becomes a critical — but often overlooked — component of the switch.

Comcast launches first Wi-Fi-connected Lift Zone in Grand Rapids

Comcast announced the opening of its first Wi-Fi-connected Lift Zone in Grand Rapids at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan.

West Michigan high school student receives $40K scholarship, Amazon internship

A Delton Kellogg High School senior was one of 100 students in the country to receive a $40,000 scholarship to continue studying computer science in college this fall.

New Ford models can get over-the-internet software updates

DEARBORN — Ford says it is starting to send out over-the-internet software updates to some of its newer models as it moves to offer technology to match electric car maker Tesla.

Indian Trails launches bus tracker app

The Indian Trails Bus Tracker is now available for free download on Apple and Android smartphones. 

Tech company moving to Madison Square

MCPc, a Cleveland-based technology logistics and data security company, is moving to Madison Square.

Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association secures investment for R&D connectivity project

The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association this week received the first in a series of investments that will enable the state to take a leadership role in developing 5G Space-Enabled Communications for Advanced Mobility, or SECAM, for commercial and government users.

Facility designs bearings for Mars Rover

A global company many years ago began designing in Muskegon special application bearings for missions in space, and its work can be found today on the Perseverance Mars Rover that’s currently collecting samples on the red planet.

Mobile Defenders breaking ground on $7.5M facility

Mobile Defenders soon will break ground on a $7.5 million, 95,000-square-foot industrial building.

X-Rite, Pantone introduce new color management system for paper mills

X-Rite and Pantone rolled out an updated inline spectrophotometer designed to meet the needs of the paper industry.

Kent County Treasurer’s Office launches online payment system

Kent County Treasurer Peter MacGregor is launching a new online platform to provide residents with greater access to contactless services.

Wedge hires first president

A startup company that created a video screening tool for job seekers and recruiters has hired its first president.