The American Center for Mobility, the Ypsilanti Township, MI-based public-private entity developing and testing advanced automotive technologies, announced this week that it has parted ways with John Maddox, its president and CEO.
Taking the helm on an interim basis is... Read more »
Ford—one of the automakers competing in China’s huge car market—is now making a bid to provide China’s leading software infrastructure hub dedicated to streamlining transportation by connecting cars and riders with mobility services.
Ford’s recently acquired unit Autonomic, which co-created... Read more »
[Update, 2:02 p.m., see below.] Jen Baird, a serial entrepreneur who has led several Michigan-based healthcare technology startups, is back at it with Fifth Eye, an Ann Arbor, MI-based company developing software that performs analytics on patient... Read more »
Two imminent FDA rulings on two separate drugs aren’t just noteworthy for the patients they’ll help, but the long and winding road their developers have taken to get to this point.
First is Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, which has spent 16 years and... Read more »
Artificial intelligence is poised to infiltrate nearly all aspects of human life. Given this development, technologists are focusing on how to ensure the technology usage is governed by ethics.
“The general rule is that power begets responsibility,” says Michael Stewart, founder... Read more »
[Corrected 2:30 p.m. See below.] Millendo Therapeutics, an Ann Arbor, MI-based biotech company developing drugs to treat endocrine diseases, is now a public company and has $30 million of new cash to continue work on its treatments for rare... Read more »
The advent of autonomous vehicles is expected to drastically change the transportation industry and affect those who work in it, but perhaps not as significantly as once thought, according to a new report commissioned by the American Center for Mobility.... Read more »
As much as 40 percent of food in this country is never eaten, yet 41 million people don’t have enough to eat, including 13 million children, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Some of... Read more »
As wildfires continued to burn across the length of California this month, Gov. Jerry Brown urged residents to stay on the alert and warned that the cost of fighting the climate-driven blazes will continue to strain future state budgets.
Residents of... Read more »
Elanco, the animal health business of Eli Lilly, has filed for an IPO, setting in motion the process of splitting from its parent company of more than 60 years.
Greenfield, IN-based Elanco set a preliminary $100 million target in the IPO... Read more »
Millions of people might be on vacation as we hit the dog days, but drug makers and politicians aren’t taking a break from the gamesmanship over high drug prices.
After two years of blowing smoke, the Trump administration is threatening action... Read more »
A new generation of football helmet technology, designed with the specific aim of limiting life-threatening brain trauma, appears to be seeping into mainstream use.
One company, Seattle-based Vicis, appears to have added tens of millions of dollars to help propel it... Read more »
Duo Security is set to be acquired by Cisco in a blockbuster deal worth about $2.35 billion.
The purchase will bring San Jose, CA-based Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)—which sells a variety of IT hardware, digital products, and services—a software-as-a-service security tool... Read more »