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NBC Universal Picks New Audience-Measuring Service

The company announced today it will use data from iSpot.tv, a Bellevue, Wash.-based company that measures audiences across linear TV and streaming platforms to provide viewing information on the two major events next month. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, Audience, Bellevue Wash, NBC Universal Picks New Audience Measuring Service


Ex-Netflix Employees Accused of $3.1 Million Insider Trading Scheme

Five people, including three former Netflix employees, used confidential subscriber growth information to illegally trade in Netflix stock, netting $3.1 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission complaint filed on Wednesday. Sung Mo “Jay” Jun, 49, of Bellevue, Wash., and three others have also been criminally charged in federal court in Seattle with three […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Seattle, Securities And Exchange Commission, Bellevue Wash, Sung Mo Jay Jun


T-Mobile Launches Home Internet Service and Small Town Initiative as Part of Latest 'Un-carrier' Move

T-Mobile made a series of announcements Wednesday as part of its latest 'Un-carrier' initiative, including the official launch of its new home internet service, 5G phone offerings, and new investment in rural areas. From a report: T-Mobile Home Internet: After piloting a home internet service powered by its wireless network, T-Mobile Home Internet is now available to more than 30 million U.S. households. It costs $60 per month -- $10 more per month than the pilot program -- with average expected...
Tags: Tech, Samsung Galaxy, T Mobile, Bellevue Wash


Here come hot desks and ZOOM rooms … and holograms?

Since the pandemic sent workers home last year, a slew of modifications have been made to office buildings to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. Now, as companies prepare to bring workers back, experts say even more changes are on the way. Expect expanded gathering spaces and fewer personal workstations, for instance, changes that are being fueled by the success of working from home. Companies like Google, Microsoft and Walmart have already announced proposals for hybrid work models ...
Tags: Business, News, Workplace, Minneapolis, Walmart, Sport, Soccer, Rei, Google Microsoft, Steelcase, Knoll, NBBJ, Bellevue Wash, Perkins Will, PwC Target, Meena Krenek


SAF ‘Providing Intellectual Ammunition’ to Activists as 2A Battle Heats

SAF’s “wildly successful’ 2nd Amendment First Responder campaign is continuing for a fifth straight week due to positive reaction. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For the fifth straight week, the Second Amendment Foundation is sponsoring a “wildly successful” television advertising campaign on more than a dozen networks, encouraging viewers to sign onto the “2nd Amendment First Responder” project in which the growing gun rights organization says it is “providing intellectual ammunition” to win the g...
Tags: Gun Rights News, Dave Workman


Bellevue School District takes teachers to court in attempt to return to the classroom

BELLEVUE, Wash. – The Bellevue School District is taking its teachers to court in an attempt to provide in-person schooling to the...
Tags: Bellevue Wash, Bellevue School District


Mutual of Omaha Reverse Launches Reverse Mortgage, H4P Mobile App

The reverse mortgage division of Mutual of Omaha Mortgage has announced the launch of a mobile application (or app) specifically designed to serve potential reverse mortgage borrowers seeking either a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), or a HECM for Purchase (H4P) transaction. The app features tools for a potential borrower to begin getting a reverse mortgage loan, including an application that the client can start, a mechanism allowing documents to be captured and uploaded, notification...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Omaha, Products, Butler, Metcalf, HECM, Bellevue Wash, John Metcalf, Omaha Mortgage, Mutual of Omaha Mortgage, Ted Butler


T-Mobile’s New TV Streaming Service Aims to Disrupt the ‘Cableopoly’

Key Insights TVision will launch without any advertising partners, though commercials may be added later. T-Mobile is pushing into TV and streaming with a new service, TVision. The new offering, announced by CEO Mike Sievert in a webcast from T-Mobile's Bellevue, Wash., headquarters this week, offers its existing phone service customers low-cost, customized options to...
Tags: Mobile, Advertising, Mobile Video, T Mobile, Bellevue Wash, Mike Sievert, Streaming & OTT


Microsoft will reportedly allow employees to work from home permanently, the latest tech giant to do so

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella listens to a question at the annual Microsoft shareholders meeting Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Bellevue, Wash. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Even when the coronavirus pandemic is over, Microsoft will reportedly allow employees to work from home indefinitely. According to an internal memo obtained by The Verge, employees will be allowed to work from home for less than half of their work week — and could work from home entirely if approved by their manager. Microsoft ...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Washington Post, White House, Satya Nadella, Azure, Windows, Careers, Trends, Xbox, Donald Trump, Facebook Twitter, Elaine Thompson, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Verge Microsoft, Bellevue Wash


Microsoft to reportedly allow its 150,000 employees to work from home permanently, the latest tech giant to do so

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella listens to a question at the annual Microsoft shareholders meeting Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Bellevue, Wash. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Even when the coronavirus pandemic is over, Microsoft will reportedly allow most of its employees to work from home indefinitely. According to an internal memo obtained by The Verge, employees will be allowed to work from home for less than half of their work week — and could work from home entirely if approved by their manager...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Azure, Windows, Careers, Trends, Xbox, Facebook Twitter, Elaine Thompson, Chris Lee, Verge Microsoft, Bellevue Wash, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Coronavirus


Facebook Buys Washington Corporate Campus Originally Intended for REI

Despite making a significant commitment to remote work going forward, Facebook continues to gobble up large parcels of commercial real estate, and the complex that was originally slated to be home to outdoor clothing and gear retailer REI in Bellevue, Wash., became the latest addition to the list this week. REI said it finalized the...
Tags: Facebook, General, Advertising, Rei, Bellevue Wash, Social Pro Daily


Wholesale and Retail Reverse Mortgage Volume Dips in June, but Remains Strong

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) endorsements fell by 16.4% in the month of June 2020, for a total of 4,203 loans according to the latest HECM Originators report from Reverse Market Insight (RMI). The fall came on the heels of a massive endorsement spike observed in May, and still accounted for the second highest endorsement tally in over a year. The drop was led by the wholesale endorsement segment of business, which experienced a fall of 25.5% that month, while retail levels recorded ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Los Angeles, Data, South River, HECM, RMI, Bellevue Wash, Lunde, Reverse Market Insight, Omaha Mortgage, HighTechLending, Goodlife Home Loans, South River Mortgage


NASA Employee Charged With Fatally Shooting Maryland National Guardsman

(SPRINGFIELD, Va.) — A NASA employee has been charged with murder in the death of a Maryland National Guardsman whose family members say had an ongoing dispute with the suspect. Michael Hetle, 52, was arrested Tuesday after the fatal shooting of Specialist Javon Prather, 24, Fairfax County police said in a news release. Hetle and Prather were neighbors in Springfield, Virginia, news outlets reported. The men had argued for years, according to Prather’s mother, Shavon Prather. “(Hetle) would...
Tags: Crime, News, Maryland, Washington, Uncategorized, Nasa, The Washington Post, Guard, Hoa, Larry Hogan, Fairfax County, NASA Headquarters, Maryland National Guard, Javon, SPRINGFIELD Va, Bellevue Wash


The secret sauce of collaboration

Let’s face it, the world is full of huge problems, and big challenges require matching interwoven ambitious solutions. Cooperation is the cornerstone upon which great achievements are built, and that starts with people who can identify and build bridges between stakeholders, enabling collaboration across disparate organizations. The 5G Open Innovation Lab, for example, is a new technology hub built in partnership with T-Mobile, the University of Washington and the City of Bellevue, Wash, will co...
Tags: Startups, Intel, Nasa, Bellevue Wash, Podium, T Mobile the University of Washington


Follow-up: Momentum, Not Money, in WA Gun Control Repeal Effort

The Second Amendment Sanctuary movement is expanding, and now Presidio County, Texas has joined. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Grassroots momentum is building fast in a the admittedly-uphill effort to repeal Washington State’s gun control Initiative 1639, but the Seattle-based gun prohibition lobby is already using the pro-rights repeal effort to raise cash to fight gun owners, and buried in a story about the new campaign in the Seattle P-I.com is a hard truth: Money matters. ...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Fbi, Paul Allen, Washington State, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Tacoma, Nra, U S District Court, National Rifle Association, Connelly, Western Washington, Alliance, Puyallup, Lacey


Bill Gates casts an enthusiastic vote for bill to accelerate nuclear energy research

If dollars were votes, newly reintroduced legislation aimed at boosting nuclear energy innovation and advanced reactors would be a winner, thanks to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates’ strong endorsement today. The world’s second-richest person is the founder and chairman of Bellevue, Wash.-based TerraPower, a startup that’s working on next-generation nuclear fission reactors. Back in December, Gates listed nuclear energy research as one of his top policy priorities, and he reportedly followed up b...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Bellevue Wash


How Lumotive will put metamaterials in self-driving cars, with Bill Gates’ backing

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A succession of spinouts supported by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has taken an unorthodox technology known as metamaterials to high-flying realms ranging from satellite communications to drone-sized radar systems — but the latest metamaterials venture to come out of stealth is aiming for a more down-to-earth frontier: the car that will someday be driving you. Like Kymeta, Echodyne, Evolv and Pivotal Commware, Lumotive takes advantage of electronic circuits that are able to ...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Seattle, Bellevue Wash, Lumotive, Kymeta Echodyne Evolv, Pivotal Commware Lumotive


PracticePanther and Bill4Time Merge Into Single Legal Technology Company

Over the past two years, the company Alpine SG (ASG) has acquired two legal technology companies, the practice-management platform PracticePanther in 2018 (which I covered here) and the time, billing and practice-management platform Bill4Time in 2017. Now, ASG is merging the two companies to create a unified legal technology business, ASG LegalTech. Soumya Nettimi, who was named CEO of PracticePanther last October, will now become CEO of ASG LegalTech. Kristin O’Neill, who has been director of c...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Miami, ASG, Bob Ambrogi, Bellevue Wash, Reardon, Steve Reardon, Kristin O Neill, Nettimi, Alpine SG ASG, LegalTech Soumya Nettimi, Alpine Investors Last, ASG LegalTech


PracticePanther and Bill4Time Merge Into Single Legal Technology Company

Over the past two years, the company Alpine SG (ASG) has acquired two legal technology companies, the practice-management platform PracticePanther in 2018 (which I covered here) and the time, billing and practice-management platform Bill4Time in 2017. Now, ASG is merging the two companies to create a unified legal technology business, ASG LegalTech. Soumya Nettimi, who was named CEO of PracticePanther last October, will now become CEO of ASG LegalTech. Kristin O’Neill, who has been director of c...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Miami, ASG, Bellevue Wash, Reardon, Steve Reardon, Kristin O Neill, Nettimi, Alpine SG ASG, LegalTech Soumya Nettimi, Alpine Investors Last, ASG LegalTech


EarthNow fleshes out its grand plan to deliver video that shows Earth from orbit in real time

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A satellite startup called EarthNow is laying out the details of its plan to blanket our planet with high-resolution, real-time, live-video coverage from a 500-satellite constellation in orbit, with support from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Airbus, Japan’s SoftBank Group and other high-profile backers. The revelations come a year after Bellevue-based EarthNow raised $6.6 million in a seed investment round from those financial backers. “The purpose of the seed phase...
Tags: Europe, Science, Microsoft, Bellevue, SoftBank Group, Hannigan, Bellevue Wash, Earthnow, Russell Hannigan, Airbus Japan


Washington Sheriffs Take Stand Against Gun Control, Refuse to Enforce Bad Law

Opinion Even though Initiative 1639 passed in Washington State last fall, several county sheriffs are refusing to enforce it because they believe it to be unconstitutional. (Dave Workman photo) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- When the Seattle-based gun prohibition lobby in Washington State last year convinced voters to pass Initiative 1639, a sweeping gun control measure, the state’s largest law enforcement groups lined up against it, and now sheriffs in at least ten counties have announced they will...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Bloomberg, United States, Paul Allen, Washington State, Seattle, Melinda Gates, Northwest, Nra, Scott, U S District Court, Eastern Washington, Spokane County, Western Washington, Rick Scott


Federal Prosecutors Pursuing Criminal Case Against Huawei for Alleged Theft of Trade Secrets: Report

Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation of China's Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners, including the technology behind a robotic device that T-Mobile used to test smartphones, WSJ reported Wednesday. From a report: The investigation grew in part out of civil lawsuits against Huawei, including one in which a Seattle jury found Huawei liable for misappropriating robotic technology from T-Mobile's Bellevue, Wash., lab, the people familiar with ...
Tags: China, Tech, Seattle, Huawei, WSJ, Bellevue Wash


Trump's Tech Battle With China Roils Bill Gates Nuclear Venture

Add Bill Gates to the list of executives whose businesses have been ensnared by the Trump administration's battle with China over technology and trade. From a report: The tech tycoon and philanthropist said in an essay posted late last week that a nuclear-energy project in China by a company he co-founded called TerraPower LLC is now unlikely to proceed because of recent changes in U.S. policy toward China [Editor's note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. That leaves TerraPower, wh...
Tags: China, Tech, Bill Gates, Trump, Bellevue Wash, TerraPower, TerraPower LLC, Gates TerraPower, Chris Levesque


'Tech addicts' seek solace in 12 steps and rehab

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — We like to say we're addicted to our phones or an app or some new show on a streaming video service.But for some people, tech gets in the way of daily functioning and self-care. We're talking flunk-your-classes,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Bellevue Wash


He's a 'tech addict' who works in the tech industry

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — The young men sit in chairs in a circle in a small meeting room in suburban Seattle and introduce themselves before they speak. It is much like any other 12-step meeting — but with a twist."Hi, my name is,"... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ap, Seattle, Bellevue Wash


The New Word Processor Wars: A Fresh Crop of Productivity Apps Are Trying To Reinvent Our Workday (slashdot)

Nearly 30 years after Microsoft Office came on the scene, it's in the DNA of just about every productivity app. Even if you use Google's G Suite or Apple's iWork, you're still following the Microsoft model. But that way of thinking about work has gotten a little dusty, and new apps offering a different approach to getting things done are popping up by the day. GeekWire: There's a new war on over the way we work, and the old "office suite" is being reinvented around rapid-fire discussion threads...
Tags: Google, News, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Aaron Levie, Bellevue Wash, Smartsheet, Msmash, Airtable Coda


The New Word Processor Wars: A Fresh Crop of Productivity Apps Are Trying To Reinvent Our Workday

Nearly 30 years after Microsoft Office came on the scene, it's in the DNA of just about every productivity app. Even if you use Google's G Suite or Apple's iWork, you're still following the Microsoft model. But that way of thinking about work has gotten a little dusty, and new apps offering a different approach to getting things done are popping up by the day. GeekWire: There's a new war on over the way we work, and the old "office suite" is being reinvented around rapid-fire discussion threads...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Tech, Microsoft Office, Aaron Levie, Bellevue Wash, Smartsheet, Airtable Coda


Bill Gates-Backed Social Recommendation App Likewise Now Available for iOS and Android

Bill Gates is not giving up on saving the world, but he is helping launch a new social recommendation engine. Likewise, as the iOS and Android app is known, is designed to be a place to get trusted recommendations on everything from restaurants to books, movies and TV shows. From a report: It won't cure polio or fix the U.S. education system, but Likewise could fill a niche helping people keep track of the books and TV shows their friends recommend as well as to discover new places. The free app...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Bill Gates, Gates, Cohen, Larry Cohen, Ian Morris, Bellevue Wash, Axios Cohen


Valve Will Stop Removing Controversial Games on Steam Unless They Are 'Illegal or Straight up Trolling'

Valve will no longer remove games from its Steam game marketplace unless they are "illegal, or straight up trolling," according to a statement from the Bellevue, Wash.-based gaming company posted today. From a report: The announcement comes a week after Valve removed a controversial game that simulated school shootings, following a nationwide outcry to ban the title. Last month it also issued warnings to developers about adult content in games. In its blog post, Valve executive Erik Johnson writ...
Tags: Tech, Valve, Erik Johnson, Bellevue Wash


Rural IL Counties Co-Opt ‘Sanctuary’ Title To ‘Protect 2nd Amendment Rights’

CHICAGO (AP) — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary. At least five counties recently passed resolutions declaring themselves sanctuary counties for gun owners — a reference to so-called sanctuary cities such as Chicago that don’t cooperate with aspects of federal immigration enforcement. The resolutions are meant to put the Democratic-controlled Legislature on notice th...
Tags: News, Mississippi, Washington, Oregon, Ap, Chicago, Hillary Clinton, Illinois, Donald Trump, Legislature, Bruce Rauner, Workman, David Campbell, Dave Workman, Effingham County, Deschutes County