SOUTHFIELD — The M2 TechCast is celebrating its 15th episode with a special year-in-review edition Monday afternoon.
You can listen to the Michigan tech news podcast live on the internet at 3 p.m. Eastern time at www.podcastdetroit.com.
Scheduled guests on the Dec. 21 show include:
* Cyber security experts Dan Lohrmann and Richard Stiennon, who will take a look at the biggest cyber attacks of 2015 and conjecture on what cybersecurity threats might await businesses, governments and consumers in 2016.
* Max Muncey from the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, who will talk about the new website and mobile apps available for the nearly one million people who are expected to visit the North American International Auto Show in January.
* Online Tech Inc. CEO Yan Ness, and head of the Michigan Data Center Alliance, who will share his views on the tax breaks given this week to Las Vegas-based Switch to woo them to Michigan where the company plans to convert a former Steelcase building in suburban Grand Rapids into a $5 billion data center.
The M2 TechCast is part of the Podcast Detroit family of more than 30 podcasts, produced locally at the Podcast Detroit studios in Ferndale. Those studios were established by the founders of the IT in the D podcast, David Phillips and Bob Waltenspiel.
Previous editions of the show are available on iTunes, www.soundcloud.com and www.podcastdetroit.com.
The show is hosted by Mike Brennan, owner of Michigan Technology News and its tech news website, http://www.mitechnews.com, and Matt Roush, director of communications and public relations at The Engineering Society of Detroit, and managing editor of its tech news website, http://www.techcentury.com, and the quarterly print magazine TechCentury, published by ESD since 1939.