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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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Seattle’s Biggest Open Data Hackathon for First Time Home Buyers Gets Zesty

Seattle’s Biggest Open Data Hackathon for First Time Home Buyers Gets Zesty

A Hackathon, sponsored by Zillow, with a top $10,000 reward for the team who could power solutions that assist first-time homebuyers, low-income renters and senior citizens to find a home that meets their needs. Such was the inspiration and the impetus for over 400 developers who took part in an idea and data-potent marathon this weekend. […]

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Seahawks Still As Good As It Gets, Travelocity To Keeps Its Maiden Name, Adobe Slinging More Flash Player Mud

Seahawks Still As Good As It Gets, Travelocity To Keeps Its Maiden Name, Adobe Slinging More Flash Player Mud

  After watching this weekend’s Super Bowl panopticon, as unexpected in performance (in new star players and catches that the NFL could definitely define as a “catch”  even though it appeared to defy gravity ). It was absolutely surreal. Yet, I could not help asking the ultimate question: After the big game has come and gone, […]

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NFL’s New “Crotch Grab” Penalty Against Seahawk’s Marshawn Lynch Is a.) Racist b.) Sexist c.) Anti-Cultural d.) All of the Above?

NFL’s New “Crotch Grab” Penalty Against Seahawk’s Marshawn Lynch Is a.) Racist b.) Sexist c.) Anti-Cultural d.) All of the Above?

Our question interrupts the regular editorial coverage and focus of Seattle24x7’s ten-plus-year chronology of the Seattle Internet business community. Instead, we feel compelled to respond to one of the most controversial issues to emerge this Super Bowl week in the run-up to the 2015 contest between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. The […]

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Seattle’s Top SEO & PPC Agencies for 2015

Seattle’s Top SEO & PPC Agencies for 2015

The first of our Seattle24/7 Top 7 Lists for 2015 is an E-City echelon that can help your Web properties rank closer to the top of search engine discovery pages, local “map” listings, and on top of Google AdWords, not to mention Bing and Yahoo placements. Sound like a lot of the questionable email you’ve […]

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Seattle To Provide Internet Access at Homeless Camps

Seattle To Provide Internet Access at Homeless Camps

The Seattle City Council voted on Monday to approve a new city budget that includes money that could be used to provide Internet access at some of the city’s dozens of homeless encampments. A $100,000 funding item on the 2015 budget was dedicated to improving conditions at homeless camps, and included such things as portable […]

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