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CES Road Ahead: Automakers choose Microsoft as Connected Car Partner

CES Road Ahead: Automakers choose Microsoft as Connected Car Partner

“When Microsoft talks about mobility, our interest is the mobility of the person, not of any single device. After all, people now want their technology experience to move with them, from place to place and device to device, at home, at work, and on the move.,” writes Peggy Johnson, Microsoft Executive Vice President for Business […]

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Seattle FBI & Top Cyber Security Experts Probe Threats on WTIA Panel

Seattle FBI & Top Cyber Security Experts Probe Threats on WTIA Panel

If 2015 was any indication, no company, regardless of size or industry, is immune to cyber security threats. A PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of over 500 executives found that a record 79% of respondents had detected some form of security incident in the past 12 months. As these cyber threats continue to evolve, experts like Timothy Wallach from Seattle’s FBI […]

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Riding a Scalable Wave to 100 Gigabit Speed and Cloud-Based, Hosted Voice Systems

Riding a Scalable Wave to 100 Gigabit Speed and Cloud-Based, Hosted Voice Systems

Avid surfers have always had a keen instinct for measuring the best waves — the size of the curl, the length of the barrel, the distance between wave crest and the horizon — all add up to a thrilling experience. For cloud-based Web surfing, be it residential Internet or commercial networking, co-location or telephony, choosing […]

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People

Scott Brown Named Senior VP of Worldwide Sales for Unify Square

Scott Brown Named Senior VP of Worldwide Sales for Unify Square

Scott Brown has stepped into the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Unify Square where he will be responsible for global sales, partner and channel ecosystems. Brown’s focus will be on helping customers become wildly successful with the implementation of Skype for Business/Lync and establishing Skype for Business/Lync as the most impactful, meaningful and valuable application within Global […]

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NetMotion Wireless Appoints Veteran Software Executive Christopher Kenessey President

NetMotion Wireless Appoints Veteran Software Executive Christopher Kenessey President

NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobility management solutions, has appointed Christopher Kenessey as President. Mr. Kenessey will lead the company’s global business operations, sales, marketing, and engineering reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, John Ferron. Mr. Kenessey brings nearly two decades of industry experience to his new role. He previously served as Chief Sales […]

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Anne Baker to Helm Marketing at Adaptiva

Anne Baker to Helm Marketing at Adaptiva

Adaptiva, the global provider of IT systems management solutions for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, has announced the appointment of Anne Baker in the position of VP of Marketing. Anne will lead marketing and public relations programs for Adaptiva. Ms. Baker brings to Adaptiva a unique combination of over 15 years of high-tech marketing experience combined with a technical engineering background. During […]

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E-City

Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

If it were basketball, it would be The Dream Team, if chess, the grandmaster elite. The biggest names in the pantheon of U.S.-China  technology met in Seattle this September 23rd in a diplomatic and technocratic sign of respect to the visiting president of China, Xi Jinping. Captured in the photo above, in the front row, from left to right, are Facebook […]

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Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

University of Puget Sound has been named among the Top 20 American “Best Colleges for Getting a Job in Tech,” by MSN’s IT Insider technology section.             The Tacoma-based liberal arts college, which is home to a popular mathematics and computer science department, rated highly on several academic and career-readiness factors, and particularly strongly in […]

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Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Expedia.com, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites*, announced the kick-off of its summer with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with computing skills for the 21st century. Expedia, Inc. will host 30 high school girls at its headquarters: 20 in the widely celebrated Girls […]

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Pioneer Squared

MSR Enable Team Pushing Limits on Technology that Empowers

MSR Enable Team Pushing Limits on Technology that Empowers

It began as an overhauled wheelchair fitted with electronic gadgets, hastily cut Styrofoam and a fair amount of duct tape, but the enormous promise of the hackathon prototype was unmistakable. Just one year later, the technology gives former pro-football player Steve Gleason, who lost the ability to move his limbs to ALS, the capability to […]

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GIX, the Global Innovation Exchange, Unites “Geeks” of UW and China

GIX, the Global Innovation Exchange, Unites “Geeks” of UW and China

With a singular exception, the Greater Seattle area has taken its place among the world’s R&D elite in driving the future of computer operating systems, electronic commerce, virtual gaming, online travel, and a portfolio of other sector leaders at the vanguard of advanced technology. The Seattle area has relied on a single major research university, the University of Washington, while nearly every other technology center in […]

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Donuts Clears 1.369 Million Reserved Domain Names for Registration

Donuts Clears 1.369 Million Reserved Domain Names for Registration

List of highly sought-after names includes two-character labels and names withheld to address “name collision”; registrations available this week. Beginning the week of June 8, Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs), will release for registration 1.369 million previously reserved domain names.  The company will make these names available in […]

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Talking back: Why you might be using social media wrong

Talking back: Why you might be using social media wrong

By Austin Williams, Program Associate, Voxus PR Social media is a two-way street. The things that set Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (and Vine, SnapChat, Yik Yak, Tumblr, Instagram, Pintrest, reddit, Digg, 4chan…you get the idea) apart from traditional media is that the people you’re talking to can talk back. A lot of the hot new things in […]

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How Technology is Tackling Thanksgiving Food Waste

How Technology is Tackling Thanksgiving Food Waste

by, Larry LeSueur, CEO, WISErg It’s a remarkable statistic: on Thanksgiving Day, Americans will waste enough food to fill California’s Rose Bowl stadium.  That’s a tragedy on several levels. First, it’s hard to fathom — let alone accept — so much waste in a country where many people still go to bed hungry at night. […]

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Big Data: The New Gold Rush

Big Data: The New Gold Rush

by Chris Matty, CEO of Versium Both marketing and statistics are age-old industries with a myriad of scholarly works and entire century-old industries using these disciplines as their foundations.  Think old school.  Casinos and the profitability derived from predictive stats are probably the best example of this marriage, yet this bond expands across real estate, banking, […]

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Previews & Reviews

IID’s Cyberthreat Insight Tool Turns Net Into Dragnet

IID’s Cyberthreat Insight Tool Turns Net Into Dragnet

IID Launches Rapid Insight, Tool to Simultaneously Search Multiple Sources in One Place for Cyberthreat Indicators  Fortune 100 companies and government agencies already using Rapid Insight to gather contextual information about threats. IID, the source for clear cyberthreat intelligence, today announced the launch of a new threat indicator research tool, Rapid Insight. IID’s Rapid Insight allows threat […]

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Amazon Leadership Principles On the Wall vs. Hitting the Wall

Amazon Leadership Principles On the Wall vs. Hitting the Wall

Amazon has issued a robust response to criticism leveled in a NY Times article citing management insensitivity and a deficit in leadership training.  Countering the claims was none other than CEO Jeff Bezos plus the voices of a plethora of Amazon employees.   Ironically, Amazon elevates its employee Leadership Principles as inspirational and suitable for wall hanging. Without knowing the […]

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A New Era for Windows Starts with 10

A New Era for Windows Starts with 10

Windows 10 is available to users in 190 countries as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. Touted as the most secure Windows ever, the new OS is delivered as a service and kept automatically up-to-date with innovations and security updates.  Innovations such as Cortana, an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge are all in the package. A singular, […]

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