Archives for Mike Brennan

Feb. 23, 2013: iPad Goes to School & Looking for a Job on LinkedIn

Kids and iPad

Show Notes:

Royal Oak Grade School Embraces iPad:

Gary van Staveren, Principal, Oakland Grade School, Candi Drouillard, Oakland PTA President, and Ryan Velzy, Technology Director, Field Services, Oakland Schools discuss the decision to bring iPads into every classroom in Royal Oak, MI K-5  Oakland Grade School.

 Using LinkedIn for Business Networking :

Gary HeitmanGary Heitman, Vice President, Business Development at Wolverine Technical Staffing talks about finding a job,  good employees, customers and partners with with LinkedIn with Mike Brennan:

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Our new weekly report on the latest headlines about technology and entrepreneurs in Michigan with seasoned reporter Mike Brennan.



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MITechNews.Com Weekly Features Debuts

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This week’s program launches a new feature  MiTech News with Mike Brennan.  Catch MiTechNews.Com at 4:50 PM each Saturday during the Internet Advisor.

Mike Brennan is founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as Editor & Publisher of Mitechnews.Com. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York City, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., and Detroit. He co founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service, which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

Brennan earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and was the 1992-93 Knight Fellow in Economic Journalism at the University of Michigan.

Brennan launched Mitechnews.Com in April 2000. Video and audio webcasting capabilities were added in 2001, a statewide radio show and eNewsletters were added in 2003. In January 2007, audio podcasts were added, followed by video podcasts in September 2007.

Mike also is the co author of a cyber crime novella, Cyber Styletto, which he wrote with the help of Richard Stiennon, a cyber security expert who has been on the show many times. …

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Feb. 16, 2013: Cybersecurity, Microsoft Surface Pro, and MiTech Launch

Show Notes:

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President ObamaPresidential Cybersecurity Directive 21

Richard Stiennon, noted author, cyber security expert and media analyst will discuss Presidential Policy Directive 21: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. PPD 21 how it impacts your privacy and whether it can help save us from cyberwar. Richard is also the author of Up and To the Right: Strategy for Influence.  Richard’s analysis of the President’s directive:  PPD 21: Extreme Risk Management Gone Wrong

bump_logotype Sadie Bascom introduces new app for iPhones and Android phones may make thumb drives obsolete!


Entrepreneur-YOU : Tiffany M. Jones, Vice President, Regional Marketing & Communications Manager for Huntington Bank, East Michigan Region shares a vision for encouraging women entrepreneurs in SE Michigan.

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MS-Tech-Center-Opening-with-Gov-John-Fikany-Dave-Sawyer-2-11-1Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives: Dave Sawyer, Heartland Microsoft Technical Center, Technical Director brings this brand new powerful PC in a hybrid tablet form to the studio to discuss its place in technology and possibly in your home.




Getting Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013 Straight.  Aaron Guilmette of Apex Digital joins us again as the answer man on all things Windows 8 and explains the mysteries of Office 2013.
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MiTech News.Com: We launch a …

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