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Vibe introduces a remote collaboration solution that works with your favorite apps

A startup called Vibe, launching today at TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield, wants to make it easier for businesses to collaborate remotely. Its system, which combines a large interactive digital whiteboard and cloud service, allows users to host remote brainstorming sessions, client presentations, virtual trainings and more. Vibe also works with a large ecosystem of popular workplace apps, like Slack, Dropbox, Teams, Zoom, OneDrive, Chrome, Asana, and many others, allowing businesses to co...
Tags: Startups, TC, Microsoft, Tech, Remote Work, Cisco, Intel, Battlefield, Vibe, Shanghai China, Zhejiang University, WebEx, Bellevue Washington, TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield, Google Jamboard, Charles Yang


Brand Moves for Tuesday September 15

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with Covid-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. This year, at some of America’s biggest malls and outlet centers, the Thanksgivi...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Europe, London, Instagram, Nbc, Mexico, France, New York City, Advertising, America, United States, David Beckham, Santa Claus, Kpmg, Airlines


Booking.com to close at least five of its global offices

Online travel agency Booking.com is closing at least five of its offices around the world, in Bellevue, Washington [US], London and Cambridge [England], Toronto [Canada], and Split [Croatia].
Tags: Travel, England, London, US, Toronto, Canada, Cambridge, Croatia, Bellevue Washington


Amazon is recruiting 100,000 new staff in its fourth major US hiring spree of the pandemic

Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images Amazon is hiring 100,000 more staff across the US and Canada, the e-commerce giant announced on Monday — and opening 100 new sites in September alone. Amazon's total permanent workforce hit the 1 million mark in July, so the new recruits mark an expansion of roughly 10%.  Amazon's net sales rose 40% year-on-year in the three months to June. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon is hiring 100,000 more staff across the US and Canada —...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Canada, Bellevue Washington, Beaumont California, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, US Public Interest Research Group, INA FASSBENDER AFP, Grace Dean


19 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long-term

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. REUTERS/Brandon Wade/File Photo Many major companies remain remote as the coronavirus pandemic wears on — and plenty have no immediate plans to return to the office. American Express and Google extended their work-from-home policies by an entire year; employees don't have to return to offices until June 2021. Uber and Airbnb have since made similar commitments. Meanwhile, outdoor retailer REI announced a plan to work remotely indefinitely — and to sell the company...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, News, Microsoft, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Features, Companies, Live, American Express, Airbnb


Amazon's head of European retail announces he's leaving the company — the third exec to do so since June

Xavier Garambois, Amazon's head of European retail. Eric Piermont/AFP via Getty Images Amazon's most senior European executive, Xavier Garambois, is stepping down. Jorrit Van der Meulen will replace him as the e-commerce giant's head of European retail. Garambois has overseen a huge expansion of Amazon's European workforce. In 2015, Amazon had 40,000 staff in Europe – by the end of 2020, it will employ almost 100,000 across the continent. "Like with any company, people leave from time ...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, UK, France, Trends, Turkey, Telegraph, Business Insider, Afp, Bellevue Washington, Eric Piermont, Amazon Wardrobe, Jeff Wilke Amazon, Doug Gurr Amazon, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Grace Dean


We got the news we’d awaited about my cancer but healing will take time

The results of my follow-up scans are in but the treatment feels like it has replaced me with a low-res version of myselfThe moment my radiation oncologist stepped through the doorway of my small hospital examination room in Bellevue, Washington, my husband blurted out the question: “Did you guys get the cancer?”It had been on our minds for the past three months, ever since I completed weeks of grueling rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and brachytherapy to treat my stage 2 cervical cancer. Last...
Tags: Health, Cancer, US news, Bellevue Washington


Amazon says it's hiring for 10,000 new jobs, and they aren't in its main Seattle headquarters

Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at an event in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Amazon is adding 10,000 new jobs to its planned Bellevue, Washington expansion.  The retail giant said Friday its new leases on two buildiings there will now total 25,000 positions.  Earlier this year, the company lost a fierce fight against a new tax imposed by the Seattle City Council on large companies.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Amazon appears to be following through on repor...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, Trends, City Council, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Bloomberg News, New York Los Angeles, Seattle City Council, Bellevue Washington, Graham Rapier, John Schoettler, Washington REUTERS Joshua Roberts Amazon


18 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long-term

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. REUTERS/Brandon Wade/File Photo Many major companies remain remote as the coronavirus pandemic wears on — and plenty of those have no immediate plans to return to the office.Google extended its work-from-home policy by an entire year; employees don't have to return to the company's San Francisco Bay Area campus until June 2021. Uber and Airbnb have since made similar commitments.Meanwhile, outdoor retailer REI announced a plan to work remotely indefinitely — and to...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Airbnb, Nielsen, Jack Dorsey, Zillow, Brian Chesky, Mastercard, Hitachi, Marc Benioff


Google just quietly bought an office-development site near Seattle for $40 million, suggesting that the pandemic isn't slowing its expansion plans (GOOG)

Google just paid $40 million to acquire a new development site in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, according to public records. Google confirmed the purchase, saying the site would "serve as additional space for long-term growth in the area."  That's significant, as it suggests Google is moving ahead with office expansion plans despite the pandemic. Got a tip? Contact this reporter via encrypted messaging app Signal (+1-425-344-8242) or email ([email protected]). Visit Business Insid...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, San Diego, Dallas, Seattle, Google Maps, Sundar Pichai, Signal, Pichai, Kirkland, Bellevue Washington, Ashley Stewart, Detroit Denver New York Phoenix, Kirkland Urban, King County Washington Google


Seattle tech salaries revealed: The region's 21 highest-paid jobs at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook, paying as much as $1.6 million (AMZN, MSFT, FB)

Business Insider analyzed salary data for more than 14,000 active foreign-worker visas in Washington state in 2020 to find the highest salaries among workers in the Seattle area Tech-industry salaries among non-executive employees in the Seattle are as high as $1.6 million. Facebook was the most prolific employer on the list while Amazon paid the highest salary. Are you a Seattle-area tech worker with insight to share? Contact this reporter via encrypted messaging app Signal (+1-425-344-8242) ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Washington, Ebay, Softbank, US, San Francisco, Trends, Bellevue, Tencent, Nvidia, Valve, Airbnb, Seattle


17 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long term

Many major companies remain remote as the coronavirus pandemic wears on — and plenty of those have no immediate plans to return to the office. Google extended its work-from-home policy by an entire year on July 27. Employees don't have to return to the company's San Francisco Bay Area campus until June 2021. Uber just made a similar commitment. Meanwhile, outdoor retailer REI just announced a plan to work remotely indefinitely — and sell the company's new, unused 8-acre campus. Zillow, Twitter...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Seattle, Hitachi, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Redmond Washington, Bellevue Washington, Rich Barton, Brian Armstrong, Business Insider Facebook, Twitter s Jack Dorsey


Silicon Valley maps

This hand-painted map from 1981 is believed to be the earliest map of Silicon Valley to highlight the region’s technology companies. It was created by Corbin Hillam, a designer and illustrator of children’s books.   Via the David Rumsey historical map collection There are lots of hidden treasures in the map. (Golf! Baseball! Wineries! Skiing! Wait—skiing?) What I’m looking at, though, are the company names, which are perfectly of their era, meaning they sound like they were spit out by a...
Tags: Apple, Firefox, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Hbo, Maps, Technology, Television, Microsoft, California, Steve Jobs, Seagate, San Francisco, Intel, History


How to use coffee grounds to improve your garden

“I know that coffee grounds are beneficial to soil, but in some places I read that they should be used in compost formation only. Some other sources claim that coffee grounds should be simply mixed with regular soil, including in existing pots. Which is correct? In some places, I also read that coffee grounds will deter pests after being sprinkled around the perimeter of a raised bed. Is that true?” – Reuven Koter, Woodland Hills If coffee grounds are beneficial to gardeners, we are truly in luc...
Tags: Gardening, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ethiopia, Starbucks, Browns, Highland Park, Santa Ana, Woodland Hills, Santa Ana River, Arroyo Seco, Bellevue Washington, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


At least 2 people dead and 2 injured in Washington shooting

At least two people are dead and two are injured in a shooting in Bellevue, Washington, Saturday night.
Tags: Washington, Cnn, Bellevue Washington


Can’t find coins? They’re the latest in short supply amid pandemic

First, it was toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Those were among the first items to fly off the shelves as COVID-19 took hold, prompting stay-at-home orders and the closure of nonessential businesses. Then came the meat shortage, and a persistent lack of surface wipes. The latest commodity to come up short? Pocket change — the stuff we carry in pockets and wallets, stash in nightstands, jars and the niches in our cars. Banks around the U.S. are running low on pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters,...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Bank, Federal Reserve, Consumers, Wells Fargo, Fed, Rose, Jerome Powell, Bellevue Washington, Coinstar, Top Stories LADN


Police point finger at gangs and local groups for riot damages, contradicting Trump's claims

The police chief of Bellevue, Washington, was patrolling downtown on a Sunday afternoon late last month as a crowd of what appeared to be peaceful protesters gathered with signs bearing the name of George Floyd, the black man who had died days earlier at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Trump, Bellevue Washington, George Floyd the black


Police blame gangs and local groups for riot damages, contradicting Trump's claims

The police chief of Bellevue, Washington, was patrolling downtown on a Sunday afternoon late last month as a crowd of what appeared to be peaceful protesters gathered with signs bearing the name of George Floyd, the black man who had died days earlier at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Stories, Trump, Bellevue Washington, George Floyd the black


Police finger gangs and local groups for riot damages, contradicting Trump's claims

The police chief of Bellevue, Washington, was patrolling downtown on a Sunday afternoon late last month as a crowd of what appeared to be peaceful protesters gathered with signs bearing the name of George Floyd, the black man who had died days earlier at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
Tags: Minneapolis, Cnn, Trump, Bellevue Washington, George Floyd the black


'Get the F**k Out': Man Orders Masked Group to Leave Damaged Cigar Shop in Washington

A man appearing to hold a gun ordered a masked group to leave a cigar shop in Bellevue, Washington, on May 31.Zachariah Kendall filmed a video which shows a group of people leaving Cigar Land after a man stands in front of the shop and shouts, “Now! Move! Move!” As they depart, a second man steps out of the shop and yells, “Get the f**k out, stay away.”In a caption on his YouTube channel, Kendall wrote: “Owner of a cigar shop and his deputy catches looters during a protest that lead to a riot in...
Tags: News, Youtube, Washington, Bellevue, Kendall, Bellevue Washington, Leave Damaged Cigar Shop, Zachariah Kendall, Cigar Land


Seattle Has a Sane Plan to End Lockdown. It Might Not Work.

SEATTLE—The pink and white soccer ball rebounds repeatedly off Matt Klein’s cleats. The sophomore at the University of Washington has come to a patch of grass in Seattle’s Magnuson Park to fill a void. This time of year, his club soccer team would normally be practicing and playing games.“We would be going to a national tournament right now,” Klein, who wears a long-sleeve purple T-shirt with a gold “W,” tells The Daily Beast.For now, he settles for some solo juggling—and a bit of daydreaming ab...
Tags: Texas, News, Microsoft, California, Washington, White House, Boston, America, Georgia, Gop, United States, Bellevue, Washington State, Seattle, Anthony Fauci, University Of Maryland


COVID-19 Strikes Again – TriggerCon 2020 Has Been Cancelled

The annual TriggerCon firearms event held in Washington state has been canceled. Triggrcon is a 3-day event in Bellevue, Washington that showcases the newest, most innovative companies and products in the tactical firearms industry. Unfortunately, it has now been announced on the TriggerCon website that TriggerCon 2020 has been canceled. COVID-19 Strikes Again – TriggerCon […] Read More … The post COVID-19 Strikes Again – TriggerCon 2020 Has Been Cancelled appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: News, Guns, Washington, Daily News, Bellevue Washington, Expos, TFBTV, Gun Shows, TRIGGRCON, Triggercon, Coronavirus, Show News


Apple was started in a garage on this day in 1976. Here are the modest beginnings of 5 tech companies worth billions today (GOOG, MSFT, AAPL, AMZN)

Google, Apple, HP, Microsoft, and Amazon all say that they started in garages. Now, they are some of the most valuable companies in the world and are worth billions. The idea of starting in a garage has taken on a mythic status, to the point where some founders intentionally want to be able to say that they did it, too. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some of the most legendary companies in Silicon Valley famously started in garages. A few scrappy guys with a genius idea w...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Disney, Trends, Hp, Ap, Palo Alto, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Susan Wojcicki


Coronavirus Slowdown in Seattle Suggests Restrictions Are Working

SEATTLE -- The Seattle area, home of the first known coronavirus case in the United States and the place where the virus claimed 37 of its first 50 victims, is now seeing evidence that strict containment strategies, imposed in the earliest days of the outbreak, are beginning to pay off -- at least for now.Deaths are not rising as fast as they are in other states. Dramatic declines in street traffic show that people are staying home. Hospitals have so far not been overwhelmed. And preliminary sta...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, New York, News, Microsoft, Washington, New York City, United States, New York Times, Bill De Blasio, Somalia, Seattle, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, De Blasio


Vasa Park Resort Selects Agilysys PMS Solutions to Streamline Operations and Improve the Guest Journey

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that Vasa Park Resort in Bellevue, Washington has selected Agilysys' rGuest® Stay Property Management System (PMS), rGuest Book reservations and rGuest Pay payment processing to help streamline daily operations, improve the guest journey and increase efficiency from booking to check-out.
Tags: Travel, Bellevue Washington, ALPHARETTA Ga Agilysys Inc, Vasa Park Resort


Amazon, Uber, Salesforce, and Cisco join a growing chorus of tech companies paying hourly and wage workers impacted by the coronavirus outbreak (GOOG, GOOGL, FB, TWTR, MSFT, CSCO)

Amazon, Uber, Salesforce, and Cisco are the latest companies to promise compensation to some hourly and gig workers whose jobs have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Microsoft started the trend last week when it announced that it would continue paying vendors who work hourly jobs. Google, Facebook, and Twitter were next to follow suit, saying they would keep paying hourly workers even as staffing needs declined, first reported on Thursday by Axios and confirmed to Business Insider. Th...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Zurich, Marc Benioff, Robbins, Bay Area, Google Facebook, Chuck Robbins


Asian-Americans Terrified of Coronavirus Backlash Stock Up on Guns

This story was published in partnership with The Trace, a nonprofit newsroom covering guns in America.As the number of confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus cases continues to multiply, many Americans are emptying store shelves of hand sanitizer, bleach, and canned goods. But there’s an acute fear among Asian Americans that the virus’ origins in China will spark a violent xenophobic backlash. Along the West Coast, where the worst outbreaks of coronavirus in the U.S. have occurred, those fears seem to...
Tags: London, News, Washington, China, America, Los Angeles, United States, Bellevue, West Coast, Seattle, Costco, Los Angeles Times, Black, Liu, Kirkland, Bellevue Washington


Major tech companies ask Seattle employees to work from home after coronavirus cases

Amazon has recommended all employees who work in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, to work from home if they are able to do so until the end of the month, according to a statement from an Amazon spokesperson.
Tags: Amazon, Cnn, Seattle, Bellevue Washington


Former Cop Who Fatally Shot Two People Charged With Murdering Neighbor

A NASA employee was charged Wednesday with murdering his neighbor, a Maryland National Guardsman, with whom he’d fought for years over loud music, dog poop, and guests, according to police and family members. Michael Hetle, 52, faces several charges, including second-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, in the slaying of his 24-year-old neighbor Javon Prather, Fairfax County police told The Daily Beast on Thursday. Hetle, a former police officer who was previousl...
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Amazon and Facebook ask Seattle employees to work from home after coronavirus cases

Amazon has recommended all employees who work in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington, to work from home if they are able to do so until the end of the month, according to a statement from an Amazon spokesperson.
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Cnn, Seattle, Bellevue Washington