At age 11 Zach Marks secured a loan from an older brother and created GromSocial.com, a secure website where kids his age would be able to hang out safely and enjoy communicating with one another. Today that site has nearly 3 million members around the globe. There is even a Brazilian version with nearly 1 million members of its own. Join us for a conversation with the engaging and brilliant teenager who may be the next Mark Zuckerberg!
Video gaming is not longer the realm of disheveled, anti-social nerds locked in their mother’s basement living on Chips and Mt. Dew. In 2014, the global revenue for games was estimated at $83.6 billion (Polygon). Meanwhile, according to the MPAA, in 2014, the movie industry worldwide grossed $36.4 billion (MPAA).
Podcasters: “Floyd” Pwned Radio, Theo “Gridiron” SpightForward Down the Field and Shane Hamelin Pwned Radio
Shane Hamelin has faithfully served as one of our tech experts for many years now and during the week he manages CompTech Services. a successful computer sales and service outlet in suburban Sterling Heights, MI. But beneath that mild mannered surface, Shane is one crazy gamer! and he has been longing to bring back his once highly acclaimed weekly video gaming show Pwned Radio. Shane and his co host Floyd join us in studio to talk about gaming and the re-launch of Pwned Radio on the Podcastdetroit Network.
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MiTechNews Headlines for Jan. 23 2016
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M2 Techcast Live Jan. 25, 3-4 PM
FERNDALE – On M2 TechCast on Jan. 25 at 3 pm, Enrico Schaefer will provide a drone law update, cybersecurity experts Richard Stiennon and Dan Lohrmann will talk about the latest cyber threats, including hacktivist group Anonymous threat to attack Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration over the Flint water crisis. Also on the show will be Crain’s Detroit Business reporter Tom Henderson who will talk about a Venture Capital guide that will be published by his news organization next week.
To listen to M2 TechCast, click on http://www.podcastdetroit.com/artist/mi-tech-cast/