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UTC Approves $4.85 Million to Support Broadband Service

Eighteen companies receive State Universal Communications Services Program funds Washington state regulators have approved $4.85 million in State Universal Communications Services Program funds for 18...

Vaccination Motivation: Get a Shot, Win Cash or Prizes!

Way to go, Seattle! A U.S. Census Bureau survey in March found that our Emerald City had the most vaccine enthusiasm of any metro area in the country....

Volkswagen teams with Microsoft for Automated Driving

Volkswagen Group's Car.Software Organisation and Microsoft will build an Automated Driving Platform for the agile development of automated driving functions Driven to strengthen its capabilities...

Democracy Mobilized: Seattle was First in the Nation for eVoting by...

If American democracy is to be saved — from foreign intervention, partisan polarization, or pandemic infestation — its liberation may be found in the mobilization of elections. Forget mailboxes....

Fred Hutch Joins International COVID-19 Vaccine Effort

New clinical trials network will evaluate vaccines and antibodies to prevent COVID-19 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has been named the coordinating center for vaccine clinical...

The Summer of the “Homecation”

New Zillow survey finds nearly 40 percent of Americans plan to spend more time at home this summer due to COVID-19; Some are planning...

Deloitte Fast 500 Names Puget Sound 2019 Climbers

Twenty-five years ago, when the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 rankings began, software was the #1 fastest growing industry in North America. At that time,...

‘Whale Alert’ System for Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries has initiated use of a whale alert app and web-based system that will provide ferry captains more accurate and updated location...

Amazon Employees Protest Firm’s Climate Policies

Over 900 Amazon Inc. employees signed an internal petition to walk out over their employer’s lack of action on climate change, as first reported...

Grand Opening: UW’s Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science...

The University of Washington has long been a lodestar for world-class, computer science exploration, a wellspring of intellectual property, a springboard for innovative...