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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

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3D Printing Goes Green

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

  • By Cassandra Callan
  • Published 11/28/2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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UW’s Sustainable Vehicle to Compete in EcoCar2

The University of Washington competes with 14 other schools to construct the best fully functional, supergreen vehicle prototype for EcoCar2.

  • Published 04/23/2012

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Picnik Crashers

Why did Google kill Picnik, Seattle’s prized picture-editing site?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/23/2012

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Gaming, for Your Health

New findings suggest that video games—particularly action-packed and often violent video games—might be good for you. Or at least good for your eyesight.

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 03/23/2012

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Vioguard’s Self-Sanitizing Keyboard

Kirkland-based Vioguard has created a self-sanitizing keyboard and touchpad.

  • By Stephanie Rubesh
  • Published 03/07/2012

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Romotive Turns Your iPhone into a Robot

Romotive—which gained recognition while participating in Seattle startup incubator TechStars—turns your iPhone into a talking, roving, slightly annoying robot.

  • Published 01/25/2012

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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.

  • By Brian Colella and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 01/20/2012

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Tech Education for the Masses

Tech education in Seattle, by the numbers.

  • Published 12/23/2011

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Wikispeed’s 100 Mile Per Gallon Car

With a background in software, Joe Justice is the last guy you’d expect to make cars. But if his geeky, hard-to-believe, 100-mile-per-gallon car is as awesome as he says it is, he may just revolutionize the way Detroit does business.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/23/2011

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Steve Jobs and the Sins of His Father

Thirty-seven years ago Steve Jobs’s biological father led a group of college students into Egypt. Then he vanished. A forgotten Tacoma crime story.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 11/23/2011

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Survive Your So-Called Social Media Life

University of Washington digital media professor Kathy Gill on tailoring your online experience so that social media doesn’t lead to social suicide.

  • By Allie Oosta
  • Published 11/23/2011
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