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Seattle Coworking Spaces — Sharing the Vision

Top 12 Coworking Hives Keep Seattle Buzzing

As Seattle netizens search for functional, flexible office space in the city’s skyward-jutting metro corridors, the number of co-working venues has multiplied, offering e-lancers, entrepreneurs and growing businesses alike well-appointed, community-centric locations boasting all the amenities of corporate office perks in a shared office environment.

Looking for fast […]

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New Kids on the Blockchain

Cambia Health Solutions is part of an Innovation Force for Blockchain — and Cambia Grove the New Kids on the Block for Entrepreneurs

Maura Little has just finished delivering the 2018 Strategic Vision outlook for Cambia Grove  a synergistic, healthcare-focused, innovation hub and community workspace — and collaboration is front and center of the […]

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Passion More Important Than Paycheck, Seattle Millennials Say

Bank of America Better Money Habits® Millennial Report Finds That Young Adults in Seattle Prioritize Jobs With Personal Purpose Over Salary, but Finances Are Still a Source of Stress

Nearly three quarters of Seattle millennials believe passion is more important than salary in their career, according to the new Better Money Habits® Millennial Report released […]

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People

Tanja Omeze, former head of marketing for Amazon Video, is RealSelf’s First CMO

Tanja Omeze, the former marketing head for Amazon Video had been appointed the Chief Marketing Officer for Seattle-based RealSelf where she will lead global marketing initiatives to increase awareness, engagement and connections among and between consumers and medical aesthetic professionals.

Recognized as the world’s largest online aesthetics marketplace and the best place to learn about cosmetic treatments and […]

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Getting in TUNE with Mobile App Marketing

When, in 2009, an online marketing industry forerunner by the name of HasOffers created what was the first mobile tracking software to attribute customer clicks and downloads to sales commissions and cash, the flame that would ignite an explosion in mobile app marketing was just a flicker.

The Google Play store was still […]

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Saving Lives — There’s an App for That!

It is a well-known fact that there is more computing power in today’s iPhone than there was on the Apollo spacecraft mission that landed the first human on the moon.

To enumerate just how much power, the iPhone 6’s clock is 32,600 times faster than the best Apollo era computers and could perform instructions 120,000,000 times faster. […]

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E-City

First-Ever Small Business Report Studies Amazon Sellers

Amazon has introduced its first Small Business Impact Report highlighting new details about the millions of small and medium-sized businesses that sell their products on Amazon. Small and medium-businesses are the backbone of Amazon’s stores, providing shoppers with millions of unique products.  According to the report, more than a million U.S.-based small and medium-sized businesses […]

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Nordstrom Acquires Two Local Tech Shops to Evolve Customer Experience

Nordstrom has closed deals to acquire two leading retail technology companies: BevyUp, the innovators behind a digital selling tool, and MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce.

 “The retail environment is changing faster than ever, but the value of service, speed, convenience and newness remain constant,” said Brian Gill, technology senior vice president at Nordstrom. […]

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Apprenti Tech Apprenticeship Program Expands Nationally

Apprenti™, the nation’s first registered tech apprenticeship program which launched in Seattle Washington, will expand nationally into Oregon, Michigan, California and Ohio. The apprenticeship program – which hasa been guided by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) in 2016 – recruits, trains and places diverse talent into tech roles.

According to a forecast […]

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Pioneer Squared

Seattle’s Bizible Acquired by Marketo, A Strategic Touch Point

In the quest for more refined marketing attributions and accurate ROI’s, marketing automation leader Marketo has announced its biggest acquisition in history with the addition of  Bizible, a Puget Sound innovator in managing marketing performance. As MarTech reported, “With the acquisition, two complementary, cutting-edge analytics and technologies […]

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Bill Gates Explains “How Computers Work,” and How to Write Code!

Apple, Xbox and other tech startups, have collaborated on explaining foundational concepts including circuits and logic, or hardware and software, in a fun and digestible way.

Code.org is delighted to share a series of six short videos that teach How Computers Work. This project […]

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Steam Drops Bitcoin For Being Too Volatile

The Internet’s biggest game distribution platform and marketplace, Seattle-based Steam, has dropped support for the blockchain-based cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin.

The parting of the ways sent a shock wave that registered on the Richer scales of  both technologists and economists as Bitcoin has been experiencing a serious surge in investor interest and value.

Steam […]

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Advisor-X

by Congressman Derek Kilmer 

Last week, cable news carried live the testimony of Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, before the House and Senate. The news anchors dissected his every move: “Did he really take a sip of water like that?” While the theatrics might have made for compelling television, Congress did nothing to […]

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by Bob Ferguson, Attorney General, State of Washington

The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King’s Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a blitzkrieg assault on Black. It’s audacious. With no preparation, no careful groundwork, White signals his intent to wipe his opponent off the […]

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by Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

About two years ago I set out to tell the story of Microsoft’s quest to rediscover its soul and imagine a better future for everyone. Today, the first copies of the book arrived — neatly boxed and orderly. I laughed to myself because the process to get to this […]

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Previews & Reviews

GIX Innovation Competition Deadline for Applications is May 20

The GIX Innovation Competition was created in 2016 to spur solutions to global challenges. GIX, the Global Innovation Exchange is a global partnership between major research universities and innovative corporations to develop leaders in innovation. The first two academic partners are Tsinghua University in China and the University of Washington, with early support from […]

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Windows Mixed Realty — Get Your Headsets On

Since the introduction of Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first fully self-contained holographic computer in January 2015,  Microsoft has continued to propel the Mixed Reality revolution.

Now, the complement of Windows MR partners have kicked off the 2017 holiday buying season by celebrating the availability of pre-orders for Windows Mixed Reality headsets at Microsoft stores and Microsoft.com.’

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Nordstrom Creates High Tech Circuitboard Pop-In Shop — You’re the Pulse!

A new “Pop-in” shop at eight Nordstrom department stores across the national electronic gridiron creates a “Tron-like” shopping environment where you are the human pulse of energy tracing the silicon paths of a circuit board between different product displays and placements, each containing some very nifty gizmos for your home tech portfolio.

As Nordstrom […]

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Tech Humor

Walk Softly

Walk Softly

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Click and Mortar Realty

Click and Mortar Realty

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