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There are no self-driving cars on the show floor at the Seattle International Auto Show, but technology is certainly front-and-center at the annual event this year.
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Yellow bins, tall shelves, and an assortment of books line the floor of a mysterious, yet-to-be-opened store in an upscale Seattle shopping center. Is it possible that Amazon, the company with a reputation for killing off small booksellers, could be preparing to open a physical bookstore of its own?
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- GeekWireSears acquires WallyHome sensor technology from startup SNUPI, creates second Seattle office
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Choosing the right brand name can be a make-it or break-it experience for a lot of startups.
- GeekWireGratafy raises $4.3M to meet growing demand from restaurants, bars for gift giving platform
Gratafy continues to grow and the Seattle startup is raising more investment money to help meet demand.
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Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, dies
Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.
New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data
California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.
Facing ban on orca breeding, SeaWorld contemplates next move
SeaWorld says denying orcas' their ability to breed is cruel, but it was unclear Friday whether the corporation will fight such a ban at its California park and risk further hurting attendance.
More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes
Icebergs that threaten tankers carrying oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline are likely to be smaller but more numerous over the next two decades, according to a study by a citizens oversight group.
Nobel Peace Prize boosts struggling Tunisian democracy
It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.
Rep. Ellmers addresses House GOP on email rumors
A North Carolina congresswoman thanked fellow Republicans for their support Friday after many received incendiary emails alleging an affair between her and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to two Republicans in the closed-door meeting.
Boom in gene-editing studies amid ethics debate over its use
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
Gene editing: Research spurs debate over promise vs. ethics
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle-cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.
Steve Jobs plays dual role of hero, villain in the movies
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs became renowned for conjuring a "reality distortion field" that made people believe whatever he wanted.
Mexican site yields new details of sacrifice of Spaniards
It was one of the worst defeats in one of history's most dramatic conquests: Only a year after Hernan Cortes landed in Mexico, hundreds of people in a Spanish-led convey were captured, sacrificed and apparently eaten.
ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer
Call them "The Buzzing Dead."
California agency votes to ban SeaWorld orca breeding
The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego -- but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.
Beyond 'Like:' 6 ways you might soon emote on Facebook
Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?
High-tech firm's plans to make drones in NY spark questions
A plan to manufacture solar-powered drones at a suburban New York site that once made fighter jets for the U.S. military is sparking questions about whether the aircraft will be used to beam Internet service. So far, company officials are staying mum.
Monarch butterflies begin entering Mexico on migration
Monarch butterflies have begun entering Mexico on their annual migration from the United States and Canada.