Seattle-based app turns phone into virtual eyewitness to crime

A Seattle man thinks he’s discovered the perfect eyewitness: a crime observer that never forgets and never makes mistakes. It’s also available on the app store.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/seattle-based-app-turns-phone-into-virtual-eyewitness-to-crime.html

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Amazon's Prime Air Brand Takes Flight


Amazon unveiled its first Prime Air plane during the Boeing Seafair Air Show in Seattle. The company has undertaken an ambitious effort to gain control of its massive distribution network for delivery of goods to its retail customers. The plane, dubbed “Amazon One,” is a Boeing 767-300 operated by Atlas Air. Atlas and ATSG have partnered with Amazon to fly a total of 40 cargo planes under separate agreements. Amazon currently has a total of 11 cargo planes in service on flights in the U.S., with additional aircraft schedule for introduction.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83790.html?rss=1

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Amazon's new build will resemble the Amazon

Amazon is revamping its Seattle headquarters, adding several new buildings, including a 524-foot-tall tower with a dog park perched on top, per Silicon Beat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/11/amazon-new-build-will-resemble-amazon.html

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Seattle Lets Ride-Sharing Drivers Unionize


The Seattle City Council this week approved an ordinance that will allow drivers for Uber and Lyft to form unions, becoming the first U.S. city to pass such legislation. The City Council voted 9-0 in favor of the ordinance, which doesn’t require the mayor’s signature to pass. Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing networks are classified as independent contractors, like taxi drivers, though there has been a push to change the classification to employees.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82883.html?rss=1

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Amazon Flexes Its Muscles in Crowdsourced Delivery Space


Amazon has entered the on-demand delivery space in its hometown of Seattle, where independent workers are delivering orders within two hours or less. Under its new Amazon Flex program, the company pays workers between $18 and $25 per hour to deliver packages to Prime Now customers, said company spokesperson Kelly Cheeseman. The service is available only in Seattle for now, but Amazon plans to expand it to nine additional U.S. Cities: New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82546.html?rss=1

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Apple adds to Seattle office footprint with new space at Two Union Square

Apple has signed a lease for the 44th and 45th floors of a Seattle office tower at Two Union Square, expanding its corporate footprint in a city largely dominated by companies like Amazon and Microsoft, a report said on Monday.

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Someone keeps attacking the West Coast's Internet

Internet service from northern California to as far north as Seattle was disrupted yesterday after what the FBI says is just the latest in a yearlong series of attacks on the Internet’s physical infrastructure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/01/someone-keeps-attacking-west-coast-internet/

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Seattle's Startup Scene Continues to Grow

Up the coast from Silicon Valley, another entrepreneurial community is thriving. Seattle has an often overlooked, but ever-present startup ecosystem.

The original article can be found here: http://smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com/entrepreneurs/2014/08/11/seattle-startup-scene-continues-to-grow/

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Who in their right mind would buy Amazon’s Fire Phone?

Jeff Bezos holding Amazon's Fire Phone
As Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, strutted calmly around the stage in Seattle and reeled off the Fire Phone’s long, long list of features, I started to become inordinately excited. But as the dust settled and my pulse returned to normal and I begun to think less like techfreak and more like a rational human being, I started wondering: Who would actually buy Amazon’s Fire Phone? Would you? Would your friends? Would your mom?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/184811-who-in-their-right-mind-would-buy-amazons-fire-phone

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Rhapsody and T-Mobile launch subscription-based 'unRadio' streaming music app

Finishing off its “Un-Carrier 5.0” event in Seattle, Wash. on Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new subscription-based ad-free Internet radio service and app called Rhapsody unRadio that will be offered for free to the carrier’s Unlimited 4G LTE customers.



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