Techspresso Shots Heard Round the World: Politics and Foes

Facebook Silence Does Not Sit Well with Cantwell Washington's U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has publicly criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for his silence during Facebook's...

Techspresso Shots: People Perks, Presses and Pulls

Adam Brotman, former Starbucks CDO, Leaves Coffee Giant to Lead J. Crew The former chief digital officer for Starbucks who subsequently became the executive vice...

Techspresso Shots from Around the Sound

The Intra-spective World of Amazon Health Care Three of the biggest names in business — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan — set the health...

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...

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...

Seattle in the Round: A 360° View of High-Growth Scenery and Greenery

The vibrant ecosystem that is downtown Seattle has been dramatically transformed over the past 24 months, both inside and outside of the workplace. Nowhere...

Get Appy: How-To Market a Mobile App

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...

Techspresso Shots from Around the Sound

Avvo Legal JDs and WebMDs Meet Online As Internet Brands  Move Consolidates Market on Legal Information Services Seattle legal company Avvo is being acquired by Internet...

Seattle24x7’s Top Stories for 2017

It's time to recap a few of the highlights in another breakthrough year for the region’s ongoing leadership in Internet commerce and content. In 2017,...

Gov. Jay Inslee Promises State Action to Protect Net Neutrality

Should 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Day of Reckoning — for City Mayor — and the Seattle Seahawks!

Elections can produce stunning results. As we have learned, even dangerous ones. The "wisdom of the crowd” is disgracefully downgraded when the candidate with...

The PR #for Which WE Stands

Sally Ride had just become the first American woman in space. Motorola introduced the first mobile phones to the United States. Microsoft launched Word,...

Techspresso Shots: Tech News Bytes from Around the Sound

“WE" the People — Standing Strong for Bridging the Story Gap! Several years ago, when then Melissa Waggener was in her 20s, she started the...

Seattle’s Best Conferences: A Reflection of NW Ingenuity

A well-run conference is like a two-way mirror. On one side, the curated content must reflect the genuine interests and aspirations of those who...

Give Yourself a Higher Pay Grade

Paperless Billing, Cardless Cash Create Easier Ways to Pay   With all of the payment options competing for a share of your electronic wallet these days, it’s...

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,...

Satya Nadella on Writing “Hit Refresh”

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...

Seattle’s Winterfell: Bountiful New Products from Amazon, Microsoft, Google & Apple

While "Winter is Coming!” may be the starkest warning in Game of Thrones, the heralding of the winter holiday season in Seattle is a quest...

Chairing the “Sea Changes” in Seattle

Incoming Chamber Chair and WTIA Vice Chair, Heather Redman, On Taking the Lead If it’s a Monday, you’re likely to find Heather Redman in her office at...

Chasing Amazon HQ2 on Twitter

The competition to host the second headquarters of Amazon.com, dubbed HQ2, is already being called the "Corporate Olympics” as qualified cities across North America flex their...

“Tell-the-Truth” Monday: Is 2017 Seahawk Scrum Less than Agile?

In a preview of what some have suggested will be the NFC Conference Championship showdown in January, the opening game of the 2017 pro football season for...

Seattle’s Lingua Franca: Alexa and Cortana

The vocal, verbal, virtual assistants of Amazon and Microsoft, better known as Alexa and Cortana, are now on speaking terms. The two companies have enunciated that their voice-activated AI assistants will soon...

Bumbershoot 2017 Lights Up Stagecraft, Art, Code, Comedy & Film plus Live Streaming to...

This year's Bumbershoot continues its legacy of celebrating innovation and the search for what’s next in the multi-disciplinary art forms of dance, film, literacy,...

Amazon Expands Retail Footprint With Bellevue, Fresh Grocer Footholds

A new Amazon brick-and-mortar bookstore opens today in Bellevue Square, making it a "tech twin" with the first, proto-store in Seattle's University Village. "Bell...

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...

Tech-spresso News Shots from Around the Sound

Vern Fonk Goes Wonk — Deploys Conversica AI Artificial? Vern Fonk Insurance is legendary for its parodies of pop culture in kitschy television advertising. Intelligent!  The company...

How to Have A Fierce Conversation: The Seattle24x7 “How-To” Interview with Susan Scott

When Fierce Conversations was published in 2002, (a new edition was released in May, 2017), it rocketed up the best-seller list and made Susan Scott one of the most sought-after...

“The International” DOTA 2 Championships Steam Into Seattle, Stream Live to You

Returning to Seattle for the fourth consecutive year, the eyes of the international gaming world are once again riveted on Key Arena as the...

Making Impact for NW Business, Joe Sky-Tucker Fosters Success from Square One

What’s in a name? If the name is Business Impact NW, formerly known as Community Capital Development, it’s a name that can represent a hard-to-find loan to start a business,...

I-P-Oh! Redfin’s Big Day Nets 44% Gain

Seattle’s online real estate brokerage Redfin became the latest real estate company to go public, when the company’s shares began trading on the Nasdaq on Friday morning. Interestingly, the company...

Seattle is First With Net-Enabled Bikeshare. Go for a SPIN!

Bikesharing has been around for a while, but it always seemed silly to the founders of Spin that you could only ride to and...