Bad Will Hunting: DomainTools Scours for Cyber Security Threats

For years, Seattle’s DomainTools was recognized as the go-to resource for domain profile information and Whois data. Then, in 2014, the company made a decisive pivot into cyber security. Logic would dictate that every security investigation starts by pursuing who is behind the attack. Tracing IP routes and then understanding what other Internet resources are owned or controlled by the attackers […]

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A Bird’s Eye View of Law Firm Marketing Online: Mockingbird Feathers the Nest

An ABA Legal Eagle “Google Connects” the New Era of PPC, CPA and ROI!

Conrad Saam has just come in from a chilly, 8-mile run, on a slate gray, Seattle winter day. The jaunt is actually a kind of A/B test, a trial run for another cold day coming up this February when he will […]

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Hot Tech Jobs To Go! Seattle’s Boom in Techdom Creates a Different Kind of Life & Workstyle

“The level of talent here is insane, as is the demand for that talent. Everybody needs it!” 

These are the words of one Seattleite who covers the employment climate like the rain, and whose 360-degree view of the shifting career landscape, from Lake Union to Lake Washington, is like the Space Needle. Seattle’s […]

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Toasting Stephanie Burkhart of

“Clink, clink.” As the holiday season twisted like a corkscrew into the opening of a bright and bubbly new year, Seattle24x7 raised a toast to Stephanie Burkhart, one of the most prolific email writers to appear in any Puget Sound wine, beer or spirit drinker’s Inbox.

At least once a week, Stephanie’s picks from around the grapevine, brewery and distillery world […]

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Getting in TUNE with Mobile App Marketing

When, in 2009, an online marketing industry forerunner by the name of HasOffers created what was the first mobile tracking software to attribute customer clicks and downloads to sales commissions and cash, the flame that would ignite an explosion in mobile app marketing was just a flicker.

The Google Play store was still […]

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iProv and Improv: Two Performers Hit Their Marks for Unexpected Productions 

Beside the Pike Place Market “Gum Wall,” below the glowing marquee highlighting Seattle’s most established improvisational  theater, “Post Alley” has become a kind of double entendre.’

A few, short steps from this stretch of the alley’s cobblestones, you can step inside, not the Pink Door, but the stage door to the Market Theater, a place where Seattle’s most gifted ad libbers, (including software […]

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The Great Elephant Census Has a Trunk Line to Seattle’s Vulcan Technology

Imagine if there were only 352,271 people left on earth. Like the elephant’s trumpeting cry, that critical number would signal a clarion call for action. Such a finding is the latest measure of the population of the world’s elephants in Africa, as monitored by Seattle’s Vulcan Technology.

The Seattle firm led by founder Paul Allen is developing solutions to track Africa’s pachyderms and […]

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Amazon One, First in Prime Air Fleet, Soars Over Seafair

Amazon showcased its first-ever, branded air cargo plane during Seattle’s Seafair Air Show, Aug 5-7. The Boeing 767-300, operated by Amazon’s air cargo provider Atlas Air, flew above of thousands of Seattle residents including many Amazon employees.

“Creating an air transportation network is expanding our capacity to ensure great delivery speeds for our Prime members for […]

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‘Pokémon Go’ Pushes Redmond-Based Nintendo Stock to Augmented Reality Breakthrough

The game is immersive, based on augmented reality. But the stock surge of Kyoto, Japan-based Nintendo is all too real. Nintendo North America, which is headquartered in Redmond, saw its stock soar nearly 25 percent Monday after the release of  “Pokémon Go,” which directs its users to explore their physical surroundings to find, catch and train Pokémon characters.


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Pioneer Squared

What Would Tech Look Like Without Immigrants?

Openness is at the core of the American DNA. Immigrants are our friends, coaches, teachers, family members — they are the founders and leaders of our country. To celebrate a tech leader, visit “Suggest a Founder” at and watch the following video.



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The Next Steps for Startup Success: A Book Series from Fledge

When it comes to helping fledgling companies get off the ground, one Seattle social entrepreneur has made a best practice of of helping startups to earn their pilot’s license.  The reality is that nine out of every ten startups will fail to fly far from the nest. What if you could assimilate the steps for successful lift off and […]

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Keyboard Branding? Nordstrom Part of Co-Branded Emoji Keyboard App

A co-branded emoji keyboard app featuring fashion and lifestyle emojis, stickers and GIFs resembling actual product sold at Nordstrom has been launched by Topshop, a global fashion and beauty destination renowned for delivering great British fashion with flair and innovation.

The keyboard launcheswith 95 emojis and nine GIFs including a Topshop jacket, floral purse, Topshop Beauty […]

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by Kent Whipple

At this year’s convocation of the Yelp Coast-to-Coast business conference, Seattle storyteller Kent Whipple who is the Marketing & Development Director of Unexpected Productions, an improvisational troupe based at the Pike Place Market Theater, will present Dynamic Storytelling:  A Strategic Tool to Help Your [Yelp] Page.  For Whipple, (who last night won the best […]

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Before laying down a bet on an NFL game this season, be it an actual physical contest or a “fantasy league” game, pigskin fans will want to consult Cortana, Microsoft’s own search engine bookie.

Bing Predicts is back for a third year of propping up the digital assistant with pre-game data mining that has proven correct […]

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by  Eric Packel  | BakerHostetler

Prior to the Information Age, sensitive papers were stored in file cabinets and drawers. When home computers arrived, information was digitized and moved to hard drives or other electronic media, still possessed by the user. Today, with the general availability of high-speed Internet service, many individuals are moving information to […]

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Previews & Reviews

3D and Wood! An Exquisite, Heirloom Quality, 3D Map Is Our Holiday Gift to Seattle24x7 Readers

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then a three-dimensional, laser-etched, handcrafted map made of baltic birth, and featuring the landscape and nautical seascape of the Puget Sound’s natural surroundings, is sure to evoke even deeper conversation and compliments when hanging in your home or office.

These exquisite works of art presenting the timeless terrain, outlying […]

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Calendar Synchronicity! BusyCal 3 Syncs iCloud, Google Calendar, Exchange and iOS. That’s Life!

According to Pythagoras, the number 3, which he called a triad, is the noblest of all digits. Everything in the universe has a three-part structure, he stated, and every problem in the universe can be reduced diagrammatically to a triangle and the number three.

In developing great software, version 3.0 also holds special significance. It represents a kind of […]

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Premieres ForEveryone.Net at SIFF

When Sir Tim Berners-Lee drafted a proposal in 1989 for a different kind of computer network that he named the World Wide Web (not the runner-up name which was “Mesh”), he became a “founding father” on a scale that would surpass even Broadway’s Alexander “Hamilton.”  

Could he have envisioned how his brainchild would transform the worlds […]

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