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Microsoft, Yahoo Finalize Search Deal

Yahoo and Microsoft have finalized their agreement to install Microsoft as the exclusive search provider for Yahoo's network of sites, the companies affirmedlast week. The...

Seattle Citizenry Wired on More than Caffeine

A new city study on computer and Internet use by Seattle residents has been released. The 2009 Information Technology Access and Adoption Report finds...

Cyber Monday and the Pivot Point

With holiday season upon us, online retailers are preparing for the busiest online shopping days of the year, The first Monday after Thanksgiving, has...

Social Media LIVE in the Living Room

The topic du jour was all about TV at last week's NewTeeVee Live conference exploring the future of television. That's when Xbox LIVE general...

MSN Lite – More Social, Less Links

MSN is rolling out a sleek, modern-looking homepage with a lot of goodies and a lot of white space. Call it "MSN Lite," with...

Google Ascends Into New Kirkland Campus

With a rock climbing wall resembling REI's glass-enclosed monolith in downtown Seattle, (only this geoglyph is studded with brightly colored plastic letters spelling out...

Windows 7 Levels the Playing Field

Windows 7 has officially launched in retail and etail stores and inside of home brewed "Launch Parties" across the planet. In the British Isles,...

Rise of the Cheezburger Network and Amazon Same Day Delivery

Seattle has a master of the photo humor meme. His name is Ben Huh. The CEO of the Cheezburger Network of Seattle, is showing his...

Seattle’s Sisters of Search – Amanda Camp and Vanessa Fox

According to the Wikipedia definition, the term Webmaster, could be considered, well, a bit sexist. The catch-all handle for Web architects, managers, producers, designers, and...

Broadband Wiring Across America Mulled by Gates and Native Americans

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has estimated it would cost $5 billion to $10 billion to wire the nation's "anchor institutions" with fiber-optic...