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Microsoft Office for iPad: Market Penetration or Deviation?

Microsoft Office for iPad: Market Penetration or Deviation?

Listening to Satya Nadella’s first public pitch session as CEO, unveiling a momentous event in Microsoft history, the cross-platform, “post-PC” launch of Microsoft’s flagship Office franchise to the Apple iPad, was a “wowser” of a premier that quickly turned into an “owser” of a pitch. This was Microsoft’s chance to dazzle. But, likened to the […]

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Seattle as 21st Century Metro, Midway Arcade

Seattle as 21st Century Metro, Midway Arcade

Move over P.T. Barnum!  You too, Ringling Brothers and Cirque de Soleil. Seattle is about to become an even more spectacular, three-ring, “Big Top” of derring do and high-flying amusement among America’s cities to a degree not seen since the 1962 World’s Fair. Following the arrival of The Big Wheel on Pier 57, the same […]

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CreditReport.com Meet Versium’s Fraud Score. Two Ways to Catch a Fraudster!

CreditReport.com Meet Versium’s Fraud Score. Two Ways to Catch a Fraudster!

What if companies could predict and prevent fraudsters with just a simple email address?  And see capture rates as high as 80 percent with false positive rates as low as four percent? This week, Redmond data technology company Versium, launched its Predictive Fraud Score solution to accomplish just that! Fraud struck close to home when Versium’s CEO Chris […]

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Paul Allen’s Seahawk Nation of Domination Meets Satya Nadella, New Microsoft CEO of Rare Humility

Paul Allen’s Seahawk Nation of Domination Meets Satya Nadella, New Microsoft CEO of Rare Humility

The Seattle Seahawks showed 111.5 million viewers of Super Bowl XLVIII a brand of football that seemed almost completely unfamiliar to their vaunted opponents, the Denver Broncos.  The spellbinding intensity, bursts of speed, and hard-hitting offensive and, mostly, defensive impact in practically every phase of the game, made it appear as if the men in […]

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Donuts Set to Open First New Internet Domains to the Public this Week

Donuts Set to Open First New Internet Domains to the Public this Week

Bellevue-based Donuts Inc., the largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), will kick off the general availability period for seven new Internet domain names beginning January 29, marking the beginning of a new era for the Internet in which users will have unprecedented choice in how they identify and brand themselves online. The gTLDs—the […]

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Super Bowl-Bound Seahawks Unite Fans through Social Media ‘Hawkitecture’

Super Bowl-Bound Seahawks Unite Fans through Social Media ‘Hawkitecture’

Seattle Seahawks’ fans are ready for this year’s Super Bowl come rain or shine in the New Jersey Meadowlands. This year, a unique battle cry for fans in the quest for the coveted Lombardi trophy echoes its high tech sponsor: “Bing It On!” The Hawks have also announced, at the top of their playoff run, […]

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A Salud to Vegas CES & the “Outrageous” Seattle Attitude

A Salud to Vegas CES & the “Outrageous” Seattle Attitude

First to those who did not make it to the desert this week to glimpse the future of high tech accessorizing, curved TV screens, or Marissa Mayer’s uneven keynote touting her all-star staff picks (Katie Couric and David Pogue). Gaping yawn, let’s just say you didn’t miss much. Instead , it was the Seattle attitude […]

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Have A Retro New Year: Revisit the PNW During the Rowdy 1930′s

Have A Retro New Year: Revisit the PNW During the Rowdy 1930′s

Just in time for those long winter nights spent cuddling with your Kindle, there is The Woods 

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Top Ten Reasons Amazon Drones Will Never Fly in the Pacific Northwest

Top Ten Reasons Amazon Drones Will Never Fly in the Pacific Northwest

Amazon is working on a new way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — via a self-guided drone. The so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project will require incredible, high-flying technology and the clearance of  the Federal Aviation Administration before it takes off.  Don’t hold your breath! While we love the idea […]

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Seahawks Crushing “Hashmarks” On the Field and Online

Seahawks Crushing “Hashmarks” On the Field and Online

The hashmarks may be drawn on Century Link field every ten yards, but when the ground game goes online, it’s the hash tags from Seahawk nation that gain yardage even trouncing our NFL opponents’ social media plays. #GOHAWKS and #LOUDER are two hashtags that are putting up impressive Twitter numbers posting 34,000 hash plays in […]

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