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Delta’s Parallel Reality Display Board

Delta Air Lines passengers departing from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport have the chance to experience technology that seems like it was taken from...

How Wearable Technology Saved One Local Girl’s Life

For 12-year-old Imani Miles, her Apple Watch is more than just an accessory. It is what she says saved her life.It was nighttime when...

A Clarkston College Student Is Among the World’s Top Tetris Masters

In this month's Object Lesson, we break down the world of competitive Tetris — yes, that's a thing
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New Digital Wayfinding Kiosks Highlight Detroit Businesses, Art, and Resources

The initiative comes from Downtown Detroit Partnership, the City of Detroit, and IKE Smart City

A New App Called Inpathy Wants to Rethink the Human Experience Online

Frustrated with the lack of transparency on social media, Detroit entrepreneur Ziarekenya Smith aims to offer a digital space for folks to authentically express their emotions
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Have What It Takes to Be Big Sean’s Intern? Submit Your Resume Using TikTok

The Detroit Pistons and Big Sean are using the app's new job recruitment pilot program to find an intern for the rapper, who serves as the team’s creative director of innovation

A Michigander’s Guide to Betting Apps

We consider usability, look, social responsibility, and more to rank your mobile gaming options from best to worst

A Gambler’s Warning About Michigan’s Massive Mobile Gaming Boom

The state opened the floodgates to legal mobile gambling in January. Since then, the market has been saturated with mobile betting apps.
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A Detroit Woman Creates a New App for Creative Freelancers

Kinfolk will help creatives in metro Detroit and beyond find job opportunities, network, and build teams

Can UV-C Light Destroy Coronavirus Particles?

Products that use UV-C rays aren’t all created equal. Here’s what you need to know before you make a purchase.
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Tech Entrepreneur Dug Song on Why He Couldn’t Build His Business Anywhere Else

The co-founder of Ann Arbor-based mobile security app Duo makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region

Why Some Tech Enthusiasts Are Getting Microchips Implanted in Their Bodies

Our cultural obsession with the freshest tech is expanding into unexpected territory
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Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon Is On This Weekend

More than 100 global participants will virtually compete in the 36-hour retail innovation competition

A Local Case Amplifies Opposition To Facial Recognition Technology

A Farmington Hills man was arrested earlier this year after being wrongly identified by the controversial software

Women Rock Science Fundraiser and Gala Goes Virtual

Cranbrook Institute of Science’s annual event supports science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs for kids
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The Controversy Over Facial Recognition Software Comes to Detroit

Tensions escalate as a vote nears on the use of the technology by Detroit police

Meet The Test Listeners Shaping Car Audio Technology at Harman International

In Novi, trained listeners leave no footprints while helping to develop car audio systems. They’re extending Detroit’s tradition of using scientific means to improve sound quality.
Buying Into Violence This Holiday Season

Buying Into Violence This Holiday Season

With mature-rated video games continuously topping adolescents’ holiday wish lists, parents must confront dangers that their children often face at home, on their own television screens.

Q&A: TechTown Detroit’s Gerry Roston on Digital Data and Privacy

From the Amazon Echo’s random laughter to the Cambridge Analytica scandal that caught Facebook users off guard, the same questions continue to come up: How and what information is being gathered about me, and who’s using it for what purpose?