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QR Tag Your Pooch

Seattle startup Dynotag fashions QR tags into dog tags.

  • Published 11/17/2011

Tech World

Steve Jobs’s Biological Father Allegedly Left Students Stranded in Egypt

In the 1970s, John Jandali, Steve Jobs’ biological father, led a group of college students to the Middle East—then purportedly disappeared with their money. Is that why the late Apple CEO refused to meet him?

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 10/28/2011

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Seattle Company Gives Angry Birds a Boost

Angry Birds get a boost from Seattle company Medio.

  • By Stephanie Rubesh
  • Published 10/14/2011

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Microsoft’s Game Face

Xin Tong of Microsoft Research Asia says he and his team have nearly perfected 3D expressions.

  • Published 09/21/2011

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Faithbook

Colin Wong’s online Bible (ebible.com) is a passion project.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/21/2011

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The Trouble with Transit

By the numbers: King 
County Metro budget 
shortfalls, cuts to service, and fare hikes.

  • Published 09/19/2011

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UW Gets Robotics Funding

The $18.5 million the University of Washington just bagged from the National Science Foundation will no doubt lead to some impressive robotics. The school—along with MIT and San Diego State University—is tasked with establishing and maintaining the Engine

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Uber Taxi Texting Service

Summon luxury sedans from Uber with text messages, and drivers pinpoint your location via your phone’s GPS.

  • By Carey Rose
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Hackers Develop Disaster Response Video Games

To prepare for disaster, Willow Brugh, cofounder of Geeks Without Bounds, and Annie Dennisdóttir Wright, an editor at the gaming website Gameranx, suggest you play video games.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Seattle Start-Up PlugOut Converts Exercise into Electricity

Working out is a huge waste of energy—unless you turn your spin bike into a generator like SoDo-based company PlugOut did.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Math: They Really Like Me

Your local politicians—Dow Constantine, Tim Burgess, Mike McGinn, Christine Gregoire, Rob McKenna—and their facebook fans.

  • Published 05/20/2011

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A View to a Kill

Body cams would turn cops into cinematographers. But everyone’s a critic.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011

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Geek: Knows How to Fold ’Em

Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011

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This Product Will Change Your Life

How a game, an actor, and mentor-driven startup program TechStars helped alter Seattle tech entrepreneurship (and maybe celebrities) forever.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 02/01/2011

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Amazon Attacks!

Amazon.com branch Amazon Studios wants to produce your movie. Just be sure to read the fine print.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/14/2011

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Who Nuked My Cheese?

In November, workers at the decommissioned Hanford plutonium production site discovered mouse droppings that made their Geiger counters hiss like cats. Now the Hanforders are on the hunt for the radioactive mouse.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/13/2010

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Miles to Go

Belltown resident Michael Komarnitsky founds gomiles.com, a dashboard that tracks your miles, corrals deals, and helps you decide whether and when to redeem your points.

  • Published 12/13/2010

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Naked Hunch

Curt Lew, whose Bellevue-based Emit Technologies makes security equipment, says he and his team have built a less intrusive full-body scanner: the People Portal II.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/13/2010

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We Got Game

In October, the Internet buzzed with the news that Zynga—the San Francisco video game company responsible for FarmVille and Mafia Wars—will soon open a Seattle office. It’s only a matter of time before updates from these viral game titles start choking up

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/18/2010

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The 50 Gigabyte Woman

Social media maven Mónica Guzmán, formerly of the P-I and seattlepi.com and now the director of editorial outreach at Intersect, wants to know the story of your life.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/11/2010
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