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Tech

Weighing in on Obesity: Health tech beyond step-counters

Weighing in on Obesity: Health tech beyond step-countersCheck out these apps for your smartphone or tablet to help motivate you and gadgets to help you get fit.
  • Tech
  • 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
Seattle

New community radio stations about to hit airwaves

New community radio stations about to hit airwavesMore than a dozen new community radio stations are about to begin broadcasting throughout Seattle and the Puget Sound region.
  • Seattle
  • 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
Tech

CEOs push for more computer courses in schools

CEOs push for more computer courses in schoolsThe only class Madison Olsen enjoys at Cascade High School is her fifth period course in advanced computer science.
  • Tech
  • 18 hours, 5 minutes ago
Seattle

Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'

Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'Aspiring drivers will be denied for a history of violent crime, DUI, drug offenses or any number of driving infractions.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Seattle

County condemns land for convention center expansion

County condemns land for convention center expansionThe King County Council voted Monday to condemn the last piece of private property needed for the $1.4 billion Washington State Convention Center expansion.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Bellevue

Bellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasers

Bellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasersIntellectual Ventures has developed a machine that uses cameras and computers to identify certain types of mosquitoes that it then shoots out of the air with low power lasers.
  • Bellevue
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Aerospace

72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crashMore than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.
  • Aerospace
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Science

Uber engineers have new offices in Seattle

Uber engineers have new offices in SeattleUber joins a growing list of top San Francisco-based tech companies establishing engineering footholds in Seattle.
  • Science
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Investigations

Bank 'break-ins' show need to update WA foreclosure law

Bank 'break-ins' show need to update WA foreclosure lawConsumer advocates say lenders are walking a fine legal line when they hire property preservation contractors.
  • Investigations
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Everett

Snohomish Co. Council approves Paine Field passenger terminal

Snohomish Co. Council approves Paine Field passenger terminalThe Snohomish County Council voted to approve a two-gate passenger terminal at Paine Field on Monday afternoon.
  • Everett
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Cars

Aston Martin DBS – found in barn – to be auctioned

Aston Martin DBS – found in barn – to be auctionedCOYS Spring Classics will auction the DBS on March 10, 2015 and estimates it will go for between £25,000 and £40,000.
  • Cars
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Money

Bill Gates repeats as world's richest

Bill Gates repeats as world's richestForbes says that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year.
  • Money
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Local

'Buy Nothing' group growing in Lake Stevens

'Buy Nothing' group growing in Lake StevensA group in Lake Stevens is sharing things with their neighbors via a social experiment.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Small distilleries say new bill would help them grow

Small distilleries say new bill would help them growThe craft vodka and whiskey industry in Washington State is growing, but distillers say they're dealing with a significant challenge -- high taxes.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Evening

Mirror, mirror on the wall

Mirror, mirror on the wallWatch TV on the mirror of the future.
  • Evening
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Tech

High tech toys and security concerns

High tech toys and security concernsNew technology is bringing the fantasy of the "Toy Story" movies to real life.
  • Tech
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Seattle

Girls learn entrepreneurship outside classroom

Girls learn entrepreneurship outside classroomCompanies took a group of girls to companies across Seattle for Entrepreneur Day.
  • Seattle
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Seattle

Heart of Seattle's Central District up for sale

Heart of Seattle's Central District up for saleThe heart of Seattle's Central District, the MidTown property at the corner of 23rd and Union, is up for sale.
  • Seattle
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Tech

Seattle coding school promises you'll get a job offer

Seattle coding school promises you'll get a job offerPeople of all ages are jumping on to learn coding, knowing that if they learn the skill, it is very likely that they will find work in software development.
  • Tech
  • 1 week ago
Tech

UW researchers help Facebook with suicide prevention

UW researchers help Facebook with suicide preventionFacebook rolled out a new feature Wednesday designed to put suicide prevention tools at your fingertips.
  • Tech
  • 1 week ago
Tech

Microsoft leading program to cut energy waste

Microsoft leading program to cut energy wasteEver worked in an excessively hot office? Microsoft is leading a new initiative to fix those kinds of problems.
  • Tech
  • 1 week ago
Seattle

Sweeping changes coming to Seattle's U-District

Sweeping changes coming to Seattle's U-DistrictSeattle's University District could become the next technology hub, but not everyone is excited about the changes.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week ago
Features

KFC tests sweet edible coffee cup in U.K.

KFC tests sweet edible coffee cup in U.K.It's called the "Scoff-ee Cup" and KFC is developing a range of edible cups in conjunction with the launch of Seattle's Best Coffee in its U.K restaurants
  • Features
  • 1 week ago
Seattle

Offshore oil drilling opponents scold Port of Seattle for Shell deal

Offshore oil drilling opponents scold Port of Seattle for Shell dealThe Port of Seattle got quite the earful, Tuesday, from a group opposed to offshore oil drilling.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Tech

What's joining and leaving Netflix in March

What's joining and leaving Netflix in MarchIt's time to find out what is coming and what is leaving Netflix this March.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Science

Lab creates nanotechnology that could someday save lives

Lab creates nanotechnology that could someday save livesNanotechnology is a subminiature, unseen world that could save your life some day.
  • Science
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Tesoro workers strike, gas prices climb

Tesoro workers strike, gas prices climbTesoro workers strike, gas prices climb
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago