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Rules of Engagement

It all began earlier this year with an audacious idea from Warren Buffett — investor, philanthropist, and chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. While he ranks fourth overall on Forbes’  list of billionaires, with...

Behind the Scenes With Pistons Owner Tom Gore

Of the 130 companies that are owned and operated by Platinum Equity in areas ranging from technology and distribution to manufacturing and logistics, Palace Sports and Entertainment is something of an anomaly. It’s an...

Tom Gores: The Platinum Effect

Tom Gores is best known as the new owner of Palace Sports and Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons, but his investments in Michigan don’t stop there.

Likes and Dislikes

Brand experts from the Big Three weigh in on the first Michigan Social Media Brand Index, compiled by Market Strategies International, a market research firm in Livonia.

The Social Play

Plenty of companies use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Four Square, but what's the return? For the first time, DBusiness presents the Michigan Social Media Brand Index, which identifies 50 of the state's most popular social media brands.

Aero Tech Town

Detroit City Airport has established an industrial R&D cluster to develop the next generation of aircraft, including civilian drones.

Stress Relief

Stress and burnout are the silent killers of productivity, causing more than 60 percent of work absences each year. The prevalence of instant messaging, laptops, smartphones, iPhones, iPads, and BlackBerrys make it difficult for anyone to unplug from work.