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Mergers

The Marginally Scandalized Seattleite’s Guide to Recent Tech Mergers

Taser’s purchase of a local photo-sharing startup is weird, but it isn’t the weirdest.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/01/2013

The Big Idea

Porch Takes On Angie’s List

The Seattle-based startup looks to knock other review sites off their home remodeling pedestals.

  • By Angela Cabotaje
  • Published 11/01/2013

Feature

Ground Control to Mr. Meline

Rob Meline always dreamed of being an astronaut. He became a teacher instead. When he fell victim to a family secret in October 2012, he became the symbol of a flawed judicial system. What his students did next was out of this world.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 09/17/2013

Article

PopCap Makes Games They Like

Luckily for the Seattle video game studio, its customers like those games—like Bejeweled and the new Plants vs. Zombies 2—even more.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/01/2013

Article

Inside the Super-Green Bullitt Center

When it opens, the six-story building will be the most energy-efficient commercial space in the world.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/20/2013

Article

The Big Idea: Information Society

UW and the Department of Energy take on Big Data We now have access to more info than we can make sense of. A new institute seeks solutions.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 03/20/2013

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Basel Action Network Turns Back the Toxic E-Waste Tide

The Seattle nonprofit fights to keep our old computers from being dumped on developing countries.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/20/2013

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Inside Gabe Newell’s Downloadable Software Empire

As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.

  • By Sam Machkovech
  • Published 01/23/2013

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SideCar Connects Riders in Need with Drivers, Indeed

The mobile app is part ride-share program and part conservationist compromise with our car-based culture.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/23/2013

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Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack Fights for Women in Tech

The cofounder of LadyCoders wants to even the playing field for female programmers.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/23/2013

Article

Fight a Traffic Ticket Online

eTicketbuster allows drivers to contest tickets without ever having to see a judge or a lawyer.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/19/2012

Article

3D Printing Goes Green

University of Washington leads the way for environmentally minded additive manufacturing.

  • By Cassandra Callan
  • Published 11/28/2012

Article

Seattle’s Biggest Buzz Dealer Isn’t Starbucks

A mobile app shows there are more medical marijuana shacks than Starbucks in town.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 10/08/2012

Article

A Belltown Tech Firm Makes an E-Pill Possible

The battery-free “e-pill” uses stomach acid as its power source and emits a signal to a body patch designed by Stratos Product Development in Belltown.

  • By Derek Tsang
  • Published 09/19/2012

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Pay Phones as Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Would It Work in Seattle? A New York ad firm reconfigures old, unused phone booths to pulse with free Wi-Fi.

  • By Sarah Gambles
  • Published 08/21/2012

Article

UW Professors Rescue Moore’s Law

Fusion experts develop a cheap, efficient source of extreme ultraviolet light to make your smart phone faster.

  • By Derek Tsang
  • Published 08/20/2012

Article

Seattle’s Space Elevator Man

After a decade of disappointment, could there be new life for the space elevator?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/17/2012

Article

Disbanded: No Broadband Utility for Seattle

For years Seattle has welched on its promise to build a municipal broadband network. We may have Tacoma to blame—and thank—for that.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/20/2012

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Seattle Startup ChorePay Drags Childhood Allowance Into the Digital Age

ChorePay, an online financial tool for household chore management, digitizes allowances.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 06/11/2012

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Amazon and the 1,000 Genomes Project Make DNA Searchable

Amazon teams up with the National Institutes of Health to make access to the 1,000 Genomes Project nearly instantaneous.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 05/18/2012
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