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Mayor’s State of the City Address Denotes Change of Pace and Place

Mayor’s State of the City Address Denotes Change of Pace and Place

Seattle mayor Ed Murray gave his 4th State of the City Address Tuesday, outlining several new proposals and positioning Seattle in sharp contrast with proposed federal policies on immigration enforcement and deportation.

The venue for the the speech was not at Seattle City Hall, instead it was given at the Idris Mosque in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood, […]

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Tip Off Time! Let the Seattle Sonics Enter the NBA’s New 2K ELeague!

Tip Off Time! Let the Seattle Sonics Enter the NBA’s New 2K ELeague!

In one of the biggest tie-ups between video gaming and a major sports league, the National Basketball Association has just announced it is teaming with video game publisher Take-Two Interactive to create an e-sports league in the US.

The basketball e-league – known as the NBA 2K ELeague – will start playing […]

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Blocking the Ban: Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft Aid AG With Declarations of Support

Blocking the Ban: Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft Aid AG With Declarations of Support

A lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson that accuses the Trump administration of violating the U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of Equal Protection, the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, the right to due process, and the federal Immigration and Nationality Act arrived right on time, like an Amazon package or an Expedia flight, […]

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Seattle24x7’s Futurebound Stories from 2016

Seattle24x7’s Futurebound Stories from 2016

We have glimpsed the future and it is inhabited by those long-legged Heptapods who recently made their theatrical debut in the movie Arrival. Unlike Visual Basic, these starfish-like creatures speak in a visual language composed of very loosely drawn circles and squid ink, previously available only at Seattle’s Ye Olde Curiosity Shop.

As for […]

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Santa’s Unmanned Helpers Make E-Commerce History

Santa’s Unmanned Helpers Make E-Commerce History

“That’s one small step for Amazon. One giant leap for drone delivery of e-commerce packages worldwide.”

If you’re tracking Santa’s path on NORAD this Christmas, make sure you are not following an Amazon delivery drone on your radar transporting a holiday movie and a bag of popcorn.

Amazon has announced the first commercial Prime Air […]

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SeaBytes from Around the Sound

SeaBytes from Around the Sound

Amazon Launches the Go Store. No Lines. No Checkout. Just Grab and Go!

Amazon has expanded the definition of “convenience store” with a new shopping experience in Seattle at 2131 7th Ave, on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street. The new store, called Amazon Go, features no checkout lines, and, don’t wait […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Inside the Seattle Bubble!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Inside the Seattle Bubble!

Like two big, effervescent bubbles rising from the holiday season’s retail fizziness, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have ascended to giddy, champagne heights in the tipsiness that is American consumerism.

Since Amazon.com has virtually replaced the North Pole as the locus of gift-buying consumption, perhaps the two, new, glass, bubble-domes at 6th and Virginia (Yes, Virginia, there […]

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Crackling with New Snap, EMP Becomes MoPop!

Crackling with New Snap, EMP Becomes MoPop!

Attend the FREE Pop Culture Party Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; MoPOP Seattle Center

 

The sprawling, shape-shifting, Frank O. Gehry-designed building huddled below the Seattle Space Needle has always defied being type-cast. Its fusion of textures and colors, from its undulating, gold contours to its flowing […]

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Seattle’s REUNITE U.S. Asks Elected Officials to Cross the Aisle and Share a Cup of Coffee

Seattle’s REUNITE U.S. Asks Elected Officials to Cross the Aisle and Share a Cup of Coffee

Who among our elected officials will reach across the aisle and show they are working together?

That’s the essential question being asked by Seattle-based Reunite U.S., a grassroots movement that is tired of the negativity of the election season just concluded and is asking elected officials to show they can work across the aisle.

“We are asking […]

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Seattle Business Leads on Innovation in Climate Change: Being Bright Green in an Emerald City

Seattle Business Leads on Innovation in Climate Change: Being Bright Green in an Emerald City

As the world braces for climate change,  the Paris Climate Agreement becomes a reality, and the critical role of business moves to the forefront, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has brought local solutions to light– Bright Green in an Emerald City – in a report detailing examples of Seattle business leadership and tangible progress by its membership.

“We still have a […]

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