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Amazon Truck Stop? No, “Truck Shop” with Treasure Truck

Amazon Truck Stop? No, “Truck Shop” with Treasure Truck

Now set to roll out in the immediate future, Amazon’s new Treasure Truck is a mobile commerce storefront on four wheels that will soon be traversing the streets of Seattle outside your front door with a one-of-a-kind, “deal of the day” onboard. Like the fashionable food trucks that are the latest taste in street food, […]

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U.S. Open Golf Championship Most Interactive in History

U.S. Open Golf Championship Most Interactive in History

The U.S. Open Golf Championship is being played right  in our own backyard this weekend but already virtual play of the Chamber Bay Golf Course has “teed-off” thousands of golfers online.  And we don’t mean misjudging the virtual wind speed and hitting the ball into the rough under the backdrop of majestic Mount Rainier, or sinking […]

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Apple Watch Soft-Wear: A New Gold Rush in Wearable Computing

Apple Watch Soft-Wear: A New Gold Rush in Wearable Computing

Like panning for gold in mobile software productivity, developers looking to match their Northwest ingenuity and app-titude with the precious metals of the first-edition Apple Watch have already staked numerous claims. Here’s a rundown of Puget Sound “soft-wear” by Seattle-area Netco’s who have put their best, “haptic face” on the new timepieces. The Seattle-based Breaking News app, produced for NBC Digital, delivers up-to-the-minute headlines […]

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Seattle Parking Has Gone Valet — Citywide — with the Luxe App Treatment

Seattle Parking Has Gone Valet — Citywide — with the Luxe App Treatment

A new on-demand, valet parking service known as Luxe has hit the streets of Seattle. Now you can drop off and pick up your car from anywhere in Downtown, Belltown, Pioneer Square, Capitol Hill or South Lake Union wherever it’s most convenient and have your parking included in the fee, all for a maximum of $15! The Uber of parking, […]

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Jukely, the Netflix of Concerts, Goes Live in Seattle

Jukely, the Netflix of Concerts, Goes Live in Seattle

Following successful launches in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago and Miami, the “all you can eat” club and concert subscription service known as Jukely has landed in Seattle to offer music fans an endless buffet of an unlimited number of live shows in E-city for just $25 per month. Shows range from premiere […]

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A Streetcar Named Tech Desire? Not Quite, But Hot Pink Car Reflects Seattle’s “Energy”

A Streetcar Named Tech Desire? Not Quite, But Hot Pink Car Reflects Seattle’s “Energy”

Like a burst of color springing to life after a monochromatic rainy season,  Seattle’s color rainbow has come to life this Spring in the form of a carousel of new streetcar colors, thanks to an increasing ambulatory workforce. The colored passenger trolleys fan out across the Emerald City like the NBC peacock. Hot pink is for […]

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Premera Blue Cross Hit By Cyberattack — 11 Million Could Be Affected

Premera Blue Cross Hit By Cyberattack — 11 Million Could Be Affected

Premera Blue Cross,  an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association serving businesses and residents of Alaska and Washington state, announced today that it has been the victim of a broad-scale cyberattack. In response, the health care insurer says it will offer two years of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services to individuals affected by the […]

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Puget Sound Dominates “World’s 50 Most Popular Brands” 

Puget Sound Dominates “World’s 50 Most Popular Brands” 

Puget Sound companies dominate the world’s most popular “brandscape” according to industry-leading analysis by Infegy of billions of online conversations. Seattle-based brands including Starbucks, Nordstrom, and Amazon.com, paired with Eastside brands Microsoft, X-Box and Nintendo, all grace the list of the “The World’s 50 Most Popular Brands,” making our local corporate netizenry the most talked about and authoritative in the […]

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For Bellevue’s Finsphere, ‘Mobile As Identity’ Is Its Reason For Being

For Bellevue’s Finsphere, ‘Mobile As Identity’ Is Its Reason For Being

When it comes to “mobile as identity” – the notion that someone’s mobile phone serves as a digital proxy for his or her personal identification — there are few companies in the world that can claim as much R & D investment, senior management expertise and intellectual property as Finsphere Corporation. It was precisely because […]

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Game of Browser Thrones: Windows 10 New Spartan Browser to Reign Alongside Explorer

Game of Browser Thrones: Windows 10 New Spartan Browser to Reign Alongside Explorer

The coming of Windows 10 is being heralded as “One product family, One platform and One store.”  But, according to reports. the Web surfing experience being offered to the 1.3 billlion people who run Windows will be available in the new OS, not via one browser, but two: the legacy Internet Explorer and a new browser […]

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