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What’s ahead for 2015? Uber-type Businesses, Wearable Technology

Disruptive business models, such as companies that link consumers directly to service providers, will be on the rise in 2015, suggests a new entrepreneurial forecast from the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Intraco Vice President Named Executive Director, CEO of SME

SME, a Dearborn-based nonprofit that aims to advance the manufacturing industry, has named Jeffrey M. Krause as its new executive director and CEO.

WSU Researcher Shares $3.2M Grant to Seek Treatment for Hospital Infection

A professor from Wayne State University is among three worldwide researchers to receive a $3.2-million grant to prove the effectiveness of a treatment for one of the most common infections that is contracted in hospitals.

Baker College of Auburn Hills Gets Props for Interior Design Program

Baker College of Auburn Hills is one of 17 schools in the nation — and the only one in Michigan — to be recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association for its high standards of instruction on kitchen and bath design.

Blog: 5 Cool Ideas for Becoming a Public Speaker

Through the years, I’ve helped many people get started in the speaking business. Here are the five coolest ideas I have for becoming a public speaker.

Auto Show to Highlight 3-D Printed Cars, Technologies of the Future

Attendees at the North American International Auto Show’s inaugural technology showcase in January will have the chance to ride in the world’s first full-size, working 3-D printed car, while learning about the various companies and technologies impacting connectivity, automation, and efficiency in the next generations of vehicles.

Upscale Lebanese Restaurant Replaces Former Morels in Bingham Farms

​Mandaloun Bistro is bringing gourmet, made-from-scratch Lebanese food to Bingham Farms with its grand opening Wednesday in the former home of Shiraz and Morels on Telegraph Road.

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry Invests $3.8M to Expand Fleet

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has tapped Moran Iron Works in Onaway, located southeast of Cheboygan, to build the company’s sixth and largest commercial ferry — a $3.8 million undertaking.

Crispelli’s to Open French Bakery and Commissary in Royal Oak

Crispelli’s is opening a new 6,000-sqaure-foot French bakery and commissary in Royal Oak, says Kent Butler, vice president of the local branch for commercial real estate firm Colliers International, which brokered the deal.

Five Qs: Tonya Matthews of the Michigan Science Center

Tonya Matthews, president and CEO of the Michigan Science Center, located at the site of the former Detroit Science Center, spoke with DBusiness Daily News about getting students excited about STEM and why Detroit could possibly be a game changer in moving the industries forward.

Guest Blog: Detroit’s Recipe for Wallet Wellness

The nation’s perception of Detroit isn’t great right now. The city has been through a lot, after all. But there’s distinct reason for optimism, as Detroit ranks far higher than you might expect in recent studies examining the economic conditions in America’s largest cities.

CCS Names Top Auto Designer to Chair of Transportation Design Department

Paul Snyder, an internationally recognized automotive designer and alum of the College for Creative Studies, today was named to lead the transportation design department at the Detroit-based college.
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