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2013-06-05 12:28:39

BOSTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBA Detroit Pistons, owned by Palace Sports & Entertainment, recently selected Yooba, the do-it-yourself iPad app-creation program, to capture customer data for sports and entertainment marketing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/NE26680 ) "Getting as much customer data as possible from all our events is a big objective," says Mike Donnay, Sr. Director Brand Networks at Palace Sports & Entertainment. "The app created with...

2013-06-04 16:22:14

Opportunity Detroit Hosts Open House for Design Competition in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone who is interested in the past, present and future of downtown Detroit and the site of the former Hudson's Department Store which was closed in 1983 and was imploded Who: in 1998. FREE Community Open House hosted by...

2013-06-04 08:35:48

Robert Half Technology Survey Shows IT Hiring Projections MENLO PARK, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Detroit shows that 11 percent of Detroit-area chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their teams. This is up one point from the previous quarter's projections. Another 60 percent plan to hire to fill open IT roles, 22 percent plan to put hiring plans on hold, and 6...

2013-06-03 23:03:11

The automotive powerhouses of the Novi area will converge next week to attend the world´s largest telematics exhibition. Over 1800 executives will attend Telematics Detroit 2013 on June 5-6, The Suburban Showplace, Novi, MI to determine how to master the connected car experience. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Telematics Update is offering limited complimentary passes to local Michigan residents to attend the exhibition on Day Two between 2.30 p.m. — 5.00 p.m. Attendees can roam the...

2013-06-03 12:23:36

Michigan Public Service Commission Approves Science Center's Agreement with Detroit's Renewable Energy Steam Network DETROIT, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Science Center received approval Wednesday from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) for Detroit Thermal (DT), owner and operator of the Detroit district steam system, to continue providing renewable energy to the science center. DT's energy-efficient technology will allow the science center to focus on its...

2013-05-30 23:24:52

Technology service and solution provider, BestIT, sends race team to compete in Detroit for the Pirelli World Challenge series. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The BestIT Race Team is just days away from putting the rubber to the road for the fourth stop in the Pirelli World Challenge series, the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, taking place in Detroit May 31-June 2. The team, sponsored by BestIT — a Phoenix-based services and solutions provider, and the Bob Bondurant School of High...

2013-05-30 16:22:07

DETROIT, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy announced it will increase its commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative to $1 billion with Michigan-based suppliers by the end of 2015. Announced today at the Mackinac Policy Conference, the Detroit-based energy company said the incremental $1 billion to be spent with Michigan suppliers is significantly higher than the company's original target of $750 million, and two years ahead of the original five year commitment...

2013-05-28 16:22:44

DETROIT, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy spent $231 million with Michigan-based suppliers through April, compared to its $191 million target, as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative that began two years ago. This is 20% higher than DTE's 2013 year-to-date target. This news follows DTE Energy's 2012 year end announcement that it spent more than $820 million with Michigan companies, exceeding the pledged target by nearly 45%. "DTE has an...

2013-05-22 23:16:37

Over 300 local Michigan telematics executives have already signed up to attend the world´s largest telematics exhibition in Novi, June 5-6 and limited tickets remain. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Telematics Detroit 2013 is the largest global conference and exhibition dedicated to telematics. Now in its 13th year, it attracts the very core of the telematics industry. 2013 will be the first year the exhibition has been opened up for two days to local Michigan based executives...

2013-05-21 16:26:09

Registration Ends May 31 LANSING, Mich., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People interested in Modern design have one week left to register for Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America, a four-day symposium at Cranbrook that will bring together national experts to talk about Michigan's major role in the development of American Modernism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/MM85741LOGO) Michigan was the epicenter of Modern design during the mid-twentieth...