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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO announced today the appointment of Michael A. Todman and Marc R. Bitzer to the respective positions of Vice Chairman, Whirlpool Corporation. These expanded roles provide for enhanced leadership that will best enable the company to achieve its significant growth strategy. As Vice Chairman, Todman will lead all integration activities related to the planned Hefei Sanyo acquisition in China which reported revenues of over $850 million USD for 2013 and employs 14,000 people. He ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    Truven Health Analytics today announced the launch of a new Interactive Reporting solution, designed to improve communication and collaboration between health plans and their employer clients. Interactive Reporting offers analytics that help health plans analyze account-specific data on cost, ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporation, Display Division will introduce new TFT technology products at the 2014 Vehicle Display Symposium being held at the University of Michigan Dearborn, October 23-24. Focused on small to medium size TFT-LCDs, Kyocera will showcase its new automotive display products in sizes ranging ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • Posted at 9:22 AM
    Graduating college seniors with degrees in computer science and related majors from an accredited 4-year college or university need to look no further than Hacker Fellows, a cutting-edge program that allows them to work as a developer at a Michigan start-up. This program, administered by Grand Circus in partnership with Invest Detroit, gives graduating college seniors a unique and compelling opportunity to launch into the Michigan start-up scene. The Hacker Fellows Program is actively recruiting college graduating seniors that are craving ... read more
  • Posted at 8:15 AM
    A new connected cockpit concept for vehicles developed by Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), designed to securely connect all aspects of the car to the driver and Cloud computing, will be featured during Electronica 2014 in Munich, Nov. 11-14, at the Visteon booth (343 in Hall A6). The number of consumers wirelessly connecting their vehicles to mobile devices and Cloud services is increasing daily, resulting in the need for improved data security. The OASIS (Optimized. Adaptable. Secure. Intelligent. Seamless) cockpit is ... read more
  • Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend --- BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014
    Posted at 6:48 AM
    The board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today declared a quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable December 15, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 21, 2014. About Whirlpool Corporation Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $19 billion in 2013, 69,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers around ... read more
  • Posted at 6:05 AM
    A system designed to record and encourage movement of hospital patients; a recovery tool for total hip replacement; and a monitoring system for night time low blood sugar were the three technologies named as winners in the Davidson Digital Health Challenge, organized by Henry Ford Innovation ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Compuware Corporation (“Compuware”) (Nasdaq: CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that it has determined the final distribution ratio relating to its previously announced distribution of all of its 31,384,920 shares of Covisint Corporation (“Covisint”) (Nasdaq: COVS) common stock on October 31, 2014, the distribution date, ... read more
  • MPE/MPI Major Product Launch Announcement --- HIGHLAND, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014
    Posted at 5:51 AM
    MPE is proud to announce the launch of its economical product inspection line called the Hi-Q series. The line will be debuted at PackExpo in Chicago on November 2nd, 2014 at MPE's booth #8253. Photo - Hi-Q MD - Complete metal detector range, including free fall, conveyor, pipeline and pharmaceutical systems. Hi-Q CW - Complete dynamic check-weigher range from small high speed products to heavy-weight full case and bag systems. Hi-Q CB - Combination metal detector and check-weigher with various reject options. Hi-Q ... read more
  • Posted at 5:34 AM
    GreenPath Debt Solution's education and training department will host its first "Twitter Chat" on Wednesday, October 22 at noon ET under #GPKnows. The nationwide, non-profit credit counseling and education organization, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, will field tweets on a relevant personal finance topic: As the Fair Issac Corporation recently announced adjustments to how credit scores are compiled, GreenPath will answer tweets around changes in credit scoring, and will also address any other credit report and credit score related questions. "We'll ... read more
  • Posted at 5:01 AM
    Duo Security, the leader in cloud-based two-factor authentication, announces their FIDO Ready(TM)( )products now support the Fast IDentity Online FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) specifications. Duo Security joins Google, Yubico and other members of the FIDO Alliance to launch this phishing-resistant authentication method to consumers and organizations. The goal of this new authentication standard is to further simplify and strengthen the two-factor authentication process, in an effort to expand adoption of the security method to a larger number of users. ... read more
  • Jenn-Air Brand Raises The Bar With New 30" Range Collection --- BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    Jenn-Air brand has applied many of the high-end design principles and elegant touches behind its luxury built-in appliances to a new collection of 30-inch ranges offered in dual-fuel, gas, induction and radiant options. Featuring a full-depth design that easily installs seamlessly into a standard opening, these latest models offer five burners, increased oven baking capacity and a host of thoughtful details from soft-close oven doors to telescoping glide racks. "Our engineers and designers have completely reimagined this range ... read more
  • Posted at 4:45 AM
    Convergence -- As governments around the world encourage consumers to buy safer vehicles, automobile manufacturers are striving to build vehicles that consistently achieve higher New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) ratings. Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) is introducing the newest member of the automotive system-on-chip (SoC) family, the TDA3x solution. The TDA3x processor family is designed to help car manufacturers develop sophisticated advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) applications that meet or exceed NCAP requirements, reduce collisions on the road and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:35 AM, a website designed to help wine country tourists discover new wineries, has named their first six Destination Wineries of the Week. Selected wineries have invested in visitor amenities to make any visit memorable, whether it's a weekend getaway, business meeting, family reunion or wedding. All's destination wineries offer tourist friendly features such as on-site lodging, restaurants, tasting rooms, gift shops, meeting rooms, concert venues, special events and many other amenities unique to each winery. Photo - Logo ... read more
  • Posted at 4:30 AM
    Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is adding signal processing functionality to its new DRA75x processors to enable customers to augment infotainment and pair informational advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) features. The combination of these two will allow customers to produce cars with digital cockpit integration as well as traditional infotainment features without compromising performance. The new DRA75x processors, "Jacinto 6 EP" and "Jacinto 6 Ex", both developed on the same architecture as other "Jacinto" devices, enable automotive manufacturers ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today introduced a comprehensive hardware/software development system for enabling automotive grade Ethernet connectivity for next generation infotainment, instrument cluster, camera telematics and rear seat entertainment designs. The new solution will support real-time data transport throughout the vehicle ... read more

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Posted at 2:10 PM
    The University of Michigan Health System announced today the creation of the Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church Fund to Improve Cardiovascular Access. The initiative is made possible by a $10 million bequest from Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church, New York City-based philanthropists who are committed to bringing world-class cardiovascular care within reach for today's families and for future generations. Their gift will help patients and families with expenses related to care, improve access to clinical trials and provide support for innovative ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that it will report results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter – ended September 30, 2014 – after market-close on October 23, 2014. The company will not hold a conference call to discuss these results. ... read more
  • Newest Whirlpool® Laundry Pair Asks the Right Questions --- BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 20, 2014
    Posted at 7:26 AM
    Washing, folding, separating - these steps in the laundry process can feel never-ending and monotonous. Recently, Whirlpool® brand launched its largest-ever advertising campaign, Every day, care(TM), to prove that behind every chore is an act of love. Inspired by how families give and get the care they need, the new Cabrio® Top Load Laundry pair features the latest technologies and innovations that fit seamlessly into their lives. Starting on October 20, Whirlpool is introducing its Cabrio® ... read more