Seattle A.I. Talent and Mentors Becoming American Idols

Seattle’s emergence as a nerve center for A.I. technologies, and a remote engineering outpost for companies like Facebook and Google, have created a kind...

Trump Pushes Postal Commissioner to Double Amazon Shipping Rates. Discuss!

In a series of moves reminiscent of the Nixon administration's "Enemies List,” president Donald Trump has held a number of meetings with Postmaster General Megan...

Tech Prosperity vs. City Poverty: Is Seattle’s Policy or Polity Coming to a...

Amazon and Zillow Push Back on Head Tax — HQ2 Cities Take Note What should the civic role of Seattle's most successful corporations be when...

GIX Innovation Competition Semi-Final Round is July 12th

The GIX Innovation Competition was created in 2016 to spur solutions to global challenges. GIX, the Global Innovation Exchange is a global partnership between...

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...

T-Mobile and Sprint Propose $26.5 Billion Merger

How Was Your Weekend? While four NBA teams did battle this Sunday to advance in decisive playoff games, and a climactic episode of Homeland marked...

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...

Starbucks to Close All Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29

Starbucks Coffee Company today announced it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct...

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...

Facebook hearings are not enough: Congress must act to defend democracy.

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...

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...

The WebVR Standard That Isn’t, and NYT Augmented Reality

Veterans of the Internet Standards Wars, circa 1996, may remember when the first ratification conference for XML 1.0 was gaveled in at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. The...

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...

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...

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...