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Walmart’s 2016 holiday videos on YouTube have earned over 75M views – Insight from Pixability

Walmart’s push on YouTube this holiday season is paying off, earning the brand more than 75 million video views for its holiday-related content according to the video advertising platform Pixability. That number is far ahead of the second leading brand on YouTube during the same time period, Beats by Dre which has generated less than 30 million views from its holiday-related videos. Read more >>

Vending Machines At Airports Automate Rentals For Skyroam’s Wi-Fi Hot Spot Devices

Global hotspot provider Skyroam said it is rolling out airport vending machines in the U.S. in collaboration with automated retailer ZoomSystems. Through the new machines, which use Zoom’s vending platform, travelers can rent Skyroam’s pocketsize global hotspot with unlimited Internet service in 100-plus countries and take it with them wherever they travel.  Read more >>

Life sciences sector is heartbeat of Michigan innovation

When you think of medical innovation, you may think of San Diego, Boston or the San Francisco Bay area. But entrepreneurial activity in medical innovation has been flourishing across Michigan and top talent, investors and leading life science corporations across the world have taken notice.

Fred Molnar is vice president of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

For instance, this year an Ann Arbor-based biotech startup, RetroSense Therapeutics, was acquired by leading global pharmaceutical company Allergan plc for […]

These glasses allow blind people to see again

Thirty-three-year-old Cody Moore of Hubbard is raising money for a new pair of glasses, but this pair costs more than most glasses you’ll find at any optometrist.
Cody, who is legally blind, is raising money for a pair of the eSight glasses, a new medical device that allows people who are legally blind to see you again. Read more >>

Regroup Mass Notification Presents Live Webinar to Promote Business Continuity Best Practices

Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day mass communication technology, today announced that it is joining forces with CEMA Inc. — a full-service consulting firm that provides advanced emergency preparedness solutions — to present a live webinar on business continuity best practices. Read more >>

XCOR Partners with Immortal Data

XCOR Aerospace and Immortal Data Incorporated have entered into a licensing agreement having Immortal Data further developing and commercializing the ShipsLogTM software, the data acquisition system for the XCOR Lynx Space Plane and its engine test stand. After enhancement and integration, ShipsLogTM will be a key element of a tail to nose aerospace data collection, storage and display solution offered by Immortal Data. Development efforts will begin immediately at Immortal Data facilities in Midland, TX, a facility funded by […]