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Larry Sivitz is founder, publisher and managing editor of Seattle24x7, the founder of SearchWrite Search Marketing, an SEO, PPC and Social Media Thought Leader, and an SPJ award winner for Seattle magazine.

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Gov. Jay Inslee Promises State Action to Protect Net Neutrality

Gov. Jay Inslee Promises State Action to Protect Net Neutrality

Sbould the Federal Communications Commission complete its ill-guided mission to undo the country’s net-neutrality rules, Washington Governor Jay Inslee has announced that he and other state leaders will take steps to protect consumers regardless of the outcome.

At issue is the anticipated vote on the plan put forth by FCC Chairman and former Verizon […]

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Net Neutrality Is Going Down for the Count. Where is Big Tech?

Net Neutrality Is Going Down for the Count. Where is Big Tech?

A vote by the F.C.C. that threatens to end net neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers like AT&T and Comcast from blocking or slowing sites or for charging people or companies for faster speeds of particular sites, is going down at the end of this week.

Tragically, the principles of net neutrality may […]

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Steam Drops Bitcoin For Being Too Volatile

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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Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network Combines 50 NW Founders

Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network Combines 50 NW Founders

A memo of understanding has been signed by close to 50 Pacific Northwest organizations including educational institutions, life science research networks, laboratories and new venture groups affirming the creation of the Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network, which will operate as a consortium supporting entrepreneurs and researchers across British Columbia, Washington state and Oregon.

The new network […]

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Could Eagle’s Seahawk Loss be Philly’s Amazon HQ2 Gain?

Could Eagle’s Seahawk Loss be Philly’s Amazon HQ2 Gain?

As the race to decide the new location of Amazon HQ2 comes down to the wire, many cities are making last-minute overtures, like Philadelphia’s sly, sky-high gesture combining its NFL contest against the Seattle Seahawks, a game the NFL-leading, number one offense team lost to the Seahawks Sunday night 24-10, with an otherwise good-willed, […]

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To Bing or Not to Bing, That Is <i>Her</i> Question

To Bing or Not to Bing, That Is Her Question

Christi Olson On the Differences of Bing & the Difference It Makes

True or false? Google and Bing are pretty much alike. 

To the Web newbie, or abecedarian, the differences may seem negligible. The two top search engines offer a deep well of natural, organic search results. Both let you microtarget pay-per-click advertising campaigns. Both […]

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Apprenti Tech Apprenticeship Program Expands Nationally

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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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, T-Mobile Tuesday, Need We Say More? 

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, T-Mobile Tuesday, Need We Say More? 

In 2016, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday all set records for online sales. The shift to online buying during the holidays is set to continue apace for 2017.

Black November’s expansion means that shoppers are spreading out their buying over more days, but Thanksgiving weekend remains the most popular time of the […]

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President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing

President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing

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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Sr. Content Strategist, Big Fish Games

Sr. Content Strategist, Big Fish Games

COME PLAY!

Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world. Through its mobile and online distribution platforms, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalog of 500+ unique […]

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