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Seattle Stars at World Economic Forum – Plus –  Super Bowl Contracts Infographic

Seattle Stars at World Economic Forum – Plus – Super Bowl Contracts Infographic

An infographic presenting the constellation of all-star companies that illuminate Seattle’s stellar tech space made an appearance on stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, illustrating how Washington State’s Tech Universe is shining brightly. According to Michael Schutzler, CEO of the Washington [State] Technology Industry Association (WTIA), not just new companies but new industries are playing a key role in defining […]

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Seattle’s Divided 15%. Can We Close the Broadband Gap? 

Seattle’s Divided 15%. Can We Close the Broadband Gap? 

“When it comes to expanding broadband Internet, Seattle has all the right ingredients for success. It has a highly educated workforce, a median household income that exceeds the state average, a local economy primed with technology jobs and a growing community of telecommuters. So it’s no surprise that the metro area has one of the nation’s highest […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Microsoft Philanthropies Donate $1 Billion in Cloud Computing to Public Good

New Year’s Resolution: Microsoft Philanthropies Donate $1 Billion in Cloud Computing to Public Good

In a new year’s resolution for 2016 and beyond, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced a new initiative to ensure that Microsoft’s cloud computing resources serve the public good. As part of this pro bono initiative the recently formed Microsoft Philanthropies will donate $1 billion of Microsoft Cloud Services, measured at fair market value, to serve nonprofits and […]

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Seahawk’s Ricardo Lockette Laughs Last After Vikings Frigid Melt Down in Playoff Burn

Seahawk’s Ricardo Lockette Laughs Last After Vikings Frigid Melt Down in Playoff Burn

“The Hawk Shank Redemption,” was just one of the whimsical headlines making the rounds online after Seattle gained its first playoff win of the redemptive 2016 NFL Playoffs by just one point. The same kicker who scored all nine points for the Minnesota Vikings missed a fateful, 27-yard field goal attempt in the third coldest playoff game in NFL history. […]

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The Best Tech “Brews, Shots and Pods” of 2015

The Best Tech “Brews, Shots and Pods” of 2015

Whether you like your Seattle tech news and commentary short and aromatic with room for cream, or tall and full-bodied, stoking a double or triple shot, Seattle24x7 served it up hot and frothy in 2015. In case you missed your daily double, here’s a barista’s recap of the best of What’s Brewing for the year whose panoramic windows will […]

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Could $5 uberHOP Pilot be Seattle’s Traffic Decongestant?

Could $5 uberHOP Pilot be Seattle’s Traffic Decongestant?

Today, 76 percent of commuters in the U.S. drive to work by themselves. If they could share the trip (and the cost) with one or more commuters that would dramatically cut congestion, improving everyone’s quality of life. The journey would, indeed, become the reward. Meet uberPOOL , a pilot program launching in Seattle this Thursday.  Could an innovative private […]

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Cyber Monday Largest Online Spending Day in History

Cyber Monday Largest Online Spending Day in History

Beating Forecasts, 26% of $3B in Sales Came from Mobile Devices Online shoppers had spent nearly half a billion dollars ($490 million) by 10a.m. Eastern time on Cyber Monday on the way to a record $3 billion in sales, a 14% increase over  last year’s receipts. Consumers were greeted with “out of stock”messages for 15 out […]

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Giving Thanks to Seattle’s Top Ten Sharing Communities

Giving Thanks to Seattle’s Top Ten Sharing Communities

In the spirit of sharing the things you do, or the things you possess, with others in your local community, one mobile app has ranked Seattle’s top ten most motivated sharing communities based on a number of social metrics. The app, named My Neighbor, helps facilitate the benefits of a sharing economy. Members of MyNeighbor are able to post their […]

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Seattle Seahawks “Tell the Truth” Monday

Seattle Seahawks “Tell the Truth” Monday

The Seattle Seahawks are a contradiction in football terms. Their approach to the game has long been heralded as the height of consistency, one that is uniform and unvarying, a team “playing their game” irrespective of their competition’s offensive or defensive scheme. This singular focus would seem to make preparation easier for a long NFL season, […]

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Boeing’s R2-D2 “Star Wars” Dreamliners Departing for a Galaxy Not Far, Far Away

Boeing’s R2-D2 “Star Wars” Dreamliners Departing for a Galaxy Not Far, Far Away

Those preparing to take flight this holiday season may be able to summon the magical Jedi power of  “The Force” to connect with the best in air routes, fares and intergalactic space. You will be sharing the skies with droids named R2-D2 and BB-8 in nearby aircraft.  Seattle is the home port for the rollout of the latest Boeing aircraft designed in the Star Wars […]

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