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2014-04-15 12:20:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Arbor SPARK, in collaboration with Redwood City, Calif.-based NestGSV, recently hosted a connected vehicle hackathon. Ann Arbor-based Hertz Alerts won the Hertz challenge track grand prize, an Xbox One Titanfall Bundle, as well as the Ann Arbor grand prize of $10,000 of business acceleration services from Ann Arbor SPARK and a TK1 development kit from NVIDIA. During the 26-hour event, teams at SPARK Central and NestGSV solved...

2014-04-11 08:23:39

J.P. Morgan Research now available through an intuitive platform, streamlining business research ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, and J.P. Morgan, a leading global financial services firm, have joined forces to help business students and faculty make use of J.P. Morgan's company and economic research. The companies have created J.P. Morgan Research, which contains intelligence and insight on more than 3,000...

2014-04-10 08:27:17

SIRS Issues Researcher earns prestigious education industry recognition ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, today announced ProQuest SIRS(®) Issues Researcher is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. Earning this distinction year over year represents a solid track record of technology innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs in K-12 education. The...

2014-04-10 08:22:53

Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability. ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is outfitting its line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate(®) AeroSkirts(®) to increase overall fleet fuel efficiency and reduce carbon...

2014-04-08 23:32:19

Ann Arbor creative firm builds digital brand for new U-M initiative. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 After developing their name, tagline, and visual identity, Hile Creative has designed and launched a new website for the University of Michigan’s Momentum Center — a cross-disciplinary initiative that aims to develop creative approaches and ambitious solutions to end childhood obesity. The new website is fully responsive, meaning it automatically adjusts to phone, tablet, laptop,...

2014-04-08 23:04:29

Ticket Down announces that Manchester United will face Real Madrid in conjunction with the Guinness International Champions Cup (ICC) at Michigan Stadium in early August. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code GUINNESS-2014 for added savings. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Manchester United vs. Real Madrid tickets. These two international soccer powerhouses will compete in conjunction with...

2014-04-01 12:31:02

Open access to popular databases available during National Library Week April 13-19 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for...

2014-04-01 08:21:27

Company provides post-acquisition guidance for 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that it has acquired UEC Electronics, LLC, a company based in Hanahan, South Carolina. UEC will be integrated into Arotech's Battery and Power Systems Division. UEC develops and manufactures electronic components and...

2014-03-31 08:29:23

--New Agreements Add Local Distributor Contacts and Know How for Rubicon's Library Prep Kits In Asia, Eastern Europe and North America-- ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubicon Genomics, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with additional distributors globally to expand availability of its DNA library preparation products, including its ThruPLEX(®)-FD Prep Kits and PicoPLEX(TM) DNA-seq Kits for use with Illumina(®) next-generation sequencing (NGS)...

2014-03-26 08:34:55

Industry Leaders Will Unite to Become the First and Only Unified Solution for Sourcing, Creating, and Delivering Best-in-class Digital and Print Custom Materials Worldwide ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XanEdu, Inc.(TM) and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub(TM) today announced the signing of an agreement to merge the two privately held companies. The deal, expected to be concluded within the next 30 days, will create the industry's only unified solution that...