China's Alibaba Considers Detrioit Distribution Center
"Detroit has made such an impression on us," says a founder of Alibaba, China's giant ecommerce retailer.
Driverless Shuttle to Service U-M North Campus in Fall
“This first-ever automated shuttle service on campus is a critical research project that will help us understand the challenges and opportunities," said Huei Peng, director of Mcity.
Boost from Facebook: Detroit and West Mich. Training for 3,000 Digital Marketing Jobs
"We're hoping we can expand [marketing staff] here because our business will demand it," Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg says in downtown Detroit.
A Growing Employer Will Teach Detroiters to Code This Summer So it Can Hire Them
Meridian, a growing health insurer that needs software developers, will cover three months of full-time coding "boot camp" at the Grand Circus training center downtown.
Detroit Is a Tough Sell for Auto Tech Pros, So Firms Try 'Silicon Valley Makeover'
"The scarcity of talent in this area is so acute, it's become a CEO issue, not just an HR issue," says a automotive recruiting adviser.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Breaks His Michigan Virginity
Mark Zuckerberg grabbed a nosh at Buddy's Pizza on Conant in Detroit.
13 Detroit Businesses Divvy Up $500,000 from Motor City Match
"We are creating a new culture of entrepreneurism," Detroit's mayor says. A Creole restaurant, fitness center and skin care spa are among grant recipients.
Feds Put on Their Own Autos Show; Latest Event Involves Airbag Scandal
Three times this week, the feds went after auto-related companies. On Friday, the Justice Department announces serious allegations against Takata, maker of defective airbags.
Online Vehicle-Buying Service Launched by Karmanos' MadDog Technology
The firm sends details about the vehicle buyers want anonymously to different dealers.
Interest in Clinton Township Cryonic Lab Surges After British Teen Frozen There
The 14-year-old British girl, who died of cancer, learned about the facility on the Internet.
Video: An Amusing Drone Rescue and Crash in Downtown Detroit
William Elling of Macomb County set out to rescue his friend's drone, which got stuck on the roof of a building in downtown Detroit. He created an amusing video on the rescue.
New Questions: Is Gilbert's Soccer Stadium Dead? Will the Jail Be Built?
The county plans to finish the new jail downtown, but Dan Gilbert still wants to build a soccer stadium there.
Gov. Snyder Administration Pens Agreement With China Over Driverless Cars
“Michigan and China are in unique positions as we each pursue business and opportunities in the interconnected autonomous vehicle space,” Gov. Rick Snyder said.
Lansing Utility Pays $25,000 in 'Ransomware' Extortion
BWL General Manager Dick Peffley termed the payment “distasteful and disgusting but sadly necessary."
Pete Karmanos Bets on Pontiac Emerging as a Tech Center
“Being one of the first to invest in Detroit, we saw that technology companies can be the heart of an economic renaissance," Pete Karmanos Jr. says.