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GIX Innovation Competition Deadline for Applications is May 20

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

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

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 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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Walk Softly

Walk Softly

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Click and Mortar Realty

Click and Mortar Realty

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

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

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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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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