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Amazon considering relocating its Seattle employees outside the city

In a message to employees Thursday, Amazon asked which communities near Seattle they'd prefer, including Tacoma and Redmond.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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With a new general partner and without Alexis Ohanian, Initialized Capital garners $230 million for fund five

Initialized Capital, the early-stage venture firm that got its start inside of Y Combinator almost a decade ago and spun out of the organization roughly five years later, has closed its newest fund with $230 million in capital commitments, cofounder Garry Tan announced on Medium earlier today. The fund, its fifth, brings the assets that the San Francisco firm is managing to $770 million. Tan also announced that Initialized has a new general partner in Brett Gibson, with whom Tan has partnered wi...
Tags: TC, San Francisco, Tech, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Seattle, Instacart, Garry Tan, San Mateo, Gibson, Tan, Alexis, Ohanian, Brett Gibson, Bodyport


Indianapolis Agitators Pull Pistols to Enforce Street Blockage

Image from indystar.com video , cropped, scaled, arrows and lettering added by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- At about 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, 6 August, at the intersection of Meridian Street and I-65, a group of agitators associated with Black Lives Matters were illegally blocking Meridian Street. A blue GM Sierra pick-up approaches.  There is plenty of room for the agitators to be off of the street. There are not many of them, somewhat less than a hundred by estimation. Instead of ...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Indiana, Indianapolis, United States, Arizona, Seattle, BLM, Sierra, White, AG, Barr, Meridian Street, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch


The chemist who runs Chevron's $350 million venture fund shares an inside look at her strategy after placing a bet on an untested but promising futuristic technology

Chevron, the nation's second-largest oil company, runs an in-house venture fund with $350 million in investments.  The fund's president tells Business Insider that its investments are split between companies that support oil and gas production and those falling within the umbrella of clean energy.  Chevron is not ditching oil anytime soon, which is reflected in its venture bets. But it's also backing riskier breakthrough tech including fusion.  On Wednesday, the fund announced that it's invest...
Tags: Trends, Bp, Seattle, Donald Trump, Chevron, Burger, Eni, CTV, Barbara Burger, Mike Wirth, Equinor, Zap Energy, Zap Energy Fusion, Texas Oil Gas Association, Chevron Technology Ventures CTV, ChargePoint to Natron Energy


How city-dwelling agents are dealing with the shift to the suburbs

Six agents and brokers in New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis and Seattle share how they're staying ahead of their clients' newfound interest in suburban living
Tags: Minneapolis, New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Radio, Agent, Seattle, Zillow, Corcoran, Markets & Economy, Select, Realtor.com, Nest Realty, Sam Shaffer, Michael Rossi, Jennifer Kjellgren


Stadiums Across America Are Empty, So What Happens to Those Naming Rights Deals?

Two months ago, amid the virtually uninterrupted stream of lugubrious news about Covid-19 deaths, unemployment and civil unrest, a brighter bit of news popped up in Seattle. The old Seattle Center Coliseum--a 13,000 seat arena built in 1962 for the Seattle World's Fair and currently undergoing a $900 million renovation--would be getting a new name....
Tags: Advertising, America, Seattle, Sports Marketing, Seattle Center Coliseum


Austin cuts police budget, makes Internal Affairs and 911 independent, launches re-imagining

Honestly, Grits never thought this day would come. The City of Austin just approved a budget cutting more than $20 million from police, shifting functions totaling ~$80 million (including Internal Affairs, the 911 call center, and the forensics lab) out of the department, and committed to "re-imagining" how they spend another $50 million. (See this reporter's Twitter thread for details.) The council declined to cut another ~$20 million advocates had identified for immediate reductions. As...
Tags: Law, Austin, City Council, Seattle, Apd, EMS, San Antonio, Internal Affairs, Gritsforbreakfast, Austin PD, City of Austin, Chas Moore, Brian Manley, Jimmy Flannigan, Austin Justice Coalition, George Floyd


Seahawks Cut Rookie CB Kemah Siverand After He Was Caught on Video Trying to Sneak Woman Dressed As Player Into Team Hotel

The Seattle Seahawks cut rookie cornerback Kemah Siverand earlier this week “after he was caught on video trying to sneak a female visitor into the team hotel,” according to NFL Networker reporter Tom Pelissero. Pelissero added that Siverand’s ruse was pretty elaborate, saying that the woman was dressed in Seahawks gear “in an attempt to disguise her as a player … It did not work.” While the NFL hasn’t implemented a “bubble”-like environment like the NBA or NHL amid the COVID-19 pandemic, teams ...
Tags: Wtf, Football, Sports, NFL, Nba, Pop Culture, Jazz, Idiots, Seattle Seahawks, NHL, Seattle, Seahawks, Oklahoma State, Really, Tom Pelissero, Shook


Genre Film Festivals Unite for Virtual Event, Nightstream!

Genre film festivals unite for virtual event, Nightstream! In response to the many challenges impacting the film community amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and the concerns of safety and security that presently come with physical exhibition and festivals, a collective online initiative will be launched by organizers of a number of American genre festivals for the upcoming fall season to offer a singular experience for U.S. audiences named Nighstream! RELATED: Programming Slate for Virtual 2020 A...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Netflix, New Orleans, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Fort Lauderdale, Southeast US, Cambridge MA, ComingSoon, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Roku Apple TV Chromecast, Nightstream, Boston Underground Film Festival MA Brooklyn, Sony Pictures Classics Starz Showtime


Many 'Flu' Cases in Seattle This Winter Were Actually Covid-19, Study Finds

The start of the covid-19 pandemic in the U.S. may have been earlier and far larger than official records indicate, according to a new study. Researchers found that a substantial portion of people, including children, in Seattle who were suspected of having the flu this past winter likely had covid-19 instead. It also…Read more...
Tags: Science, Flu, Seattle, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Coronavirus live updates: Seattle schools go online; Viking Cruises cancels sailings; US Postal Service 'prepared' for election ballots

Worries over measles, flu outbreaks grow as kids miss scheduled vaccinations. Feds gamble another $1.5 billion on vaccine candidate. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US Postal Service, Usa Today, Seattle


Pumpkin spice lattes: Dunkin’ Donuts beats Starbucks again, declares early start of the season

College football has been canceled. But another fall classic is returning — earlier than ever. Because yes, if there ever was a year when we needed a soothing pumpkin-spiced latte, 2020 is it. Dunkin’ Donuts announced Wednesday that its pumpkin menu of drinks and bakery items will return next Wednesday, Aug. 19. Making their debut will be a new Signature Pumpkin Spice Latte — the base is now pumpkin-vanilla instead of pumpkin-cinnamon — and a new spicy but non-pumpkiny Chai Latte. Those drinks w...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, Starbucks, Seattle, Psl, Valley, Dunkin, Diego Luna, Calabasas, Dunkin' Donuts, Maple Sugar Bacon Breakfast Sandwich, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Meet the 7 WarnerMedia execs who gained power during its massive leadership shakeup and business restructuring (T)

WarnerMedia's new CEO Jason Kilar announced a major restructuring of the AT&T-owned media company last week. He consolidated operations across the sprawling media empire, while dismissing three key executives and beginning layoffs of hundreds of more staffers. He also elevated a handful of key leaders who were chosen to run newly expanded divisions within the company. Business Insider looked at the executives whose power grew as part of WarnerMedia's latest leadership shuffle.  Visit Insider's...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Hbo, Hollywood, Salma Hayek, Time Warner, John Oliver, Stanford, Time, Disney, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Cnn, Netflix


Meet the 7 WarnerMedia execs who rose in power during its major leadership shakeup and business restructuring (T)

WarnerMedia's new CEO Jason Kilar announced a major restructuring of the AT&T-owned media company last week. He consolidated operations across the sprawling media empire, while dismissing three key executives and beginning layoffs of hundreds of more staffers. He also elevated a handful of key leaders who were chosen to run newly expanded divisions within the company. Business Insider looked at the executives whose power grew as part of WarnerMedia's latest leadership shuffle.  Visit Insider's...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Hbo, Hollywood, Salma Hayek, Time Warner, John Oliver, Stanford, Time, Disney, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Bbc, Cnn, Netflix


Meet the 21 biotech startups that top VCs say are poised to take off in the next 12 months

Business Insider asked 12 top biotech venture capital investors which startups they think are poised to take off in the next 12 months. The biotech startups range in focus from tackling untreatable diseases to creating the next-generation of diagnostics to advancing research in areas like cancer and gene therapy. Here are the 21 companies they highlighted, including picks from inside and outside the investors' portfolios. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The coronavirus pan...
Tags: Amazon, Sofinnova Partners, Milan, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Merck, Cambridge, Switzerland, San Diego, Fda, GlaxoSmithKline, Sherlock, Seattle, Kafka, Nea


Seattle shop owners close business after city council's decision to defund the police

Steepologies Tea Seattle owners Andrea and Joe Raetzer speak out.
Tags: News, Seattle, Andrea, Joe Raetzer


Dylan Bundy continues dominant start and Angels blast four homers against A’s

Los Angeles Angels’ Jason Castro, right, celebrates with Albert Pujols, left, after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game as Oakland Athletics catcher Austin Allen looks on in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo) Austin Allen #30 of the Oakland Athletics looks on as Jason Castro #16 is congratulated by Shohei Ohtani #17 and Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels after hitting a three-run home run the fourth inning of the game at...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, Seattle, Los Angeles Angels, Baltimore Orioles, Bundy, Anaheim, Kelvin Kuo, Anaheim Calif, Rendon, Dylan Bundy, Anaheim California


Seattle police chief blames City Council as she steps down after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers

Carmen Best announced she would be retiring after the city council approved cutting nearly $4 million from the budget and reducing 100 officers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, City Council, Usa Today, Seattle, Carmen Best


Seattle Council Cuts Police Budget, Chief Retires; Is Anarchy Next?

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best has announced she will retire, after the city council cut her pay and reduced her department's budget. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING-TV) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Hours after the Seattle City Council voted to reduce the police department budget and cut the police chief’s salary, Police Chief Carmen Best announced she will retire next month, setting off a shockwave reaching from Seattle to Fox News in New York, and now the question arises: Will this lead to anarch...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, US, America, Best, SEC, Fox News, Capitol Hill, City Council, Republican, Washington State, Seattle, Nra


Seattle police chief resigns after cuts to police budget

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best resigned on Tuesday, a day after the city council cut her department's budget as part of a reform movement following mass protests against racial bias and violence in policing. Best's surprise departure marked one of the most notable big-city police department shakeups in the aftermath of nationwide demonstrations spurred by the May 25 death of George Floyd, a Black man, who was pinned under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer. Graphic video footage ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Seattle, Seattle Police, Carmen Best, George Floyd


Zin Boats reinvents the electric speedboat in a bid to become the Tesla of the sea

The automotive industry is knee deep in the vast transition to electric, but one place where gas is still going strong is out on the water. Seattle startup Zin Boats wants to start what you might call a sea change by showing, as Tesla did with cars, that an electric boat can be not just better for the planet, but better in almost every other way as well. With a minimalist design like a silver bullet, built almost entirely from carbon fiber, the 20-foot Z2R is less than half the weight of compara...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Transportation, Europe, Hardware, Montana, Tech, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Jesus, Bmw, North America, Seattle, Duffy, Monte Carlo


Seattle police chief quits after city council votes to strip funds

Chief Carmen Best's resignation came hours after the city council voted to reduce the police budget.
Tags: News, Seattle, Carmen Best


Silicon Valley's favorite fashion designer shared the advice Jeff Bezos gave him for making a big decision: decide at 10:30 a.m. (AMZN)

Italian fashion designer Brunello Cucinelli recently shared some advice Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gave him for making an important decision.  "He said, 'Normally, I make important decisions around 10:30 a.m. I'll discuss it the day before, I'll sleep on it and in the morning I'll actually make the decision,'" Cucinelli told The Wall Street Journal.  Cucinelli and Bezos have been friends for a few years, it seems. Last June, Bezos was a guest at Cucinelli's "Solomeo Summit" in Italy, which also inc...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Greece, Dick Costolo, Trends, Earth, Italy, Parthenon, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Kevin Systrom, Wall Street Journal, Journal


Seattle police chief to resign after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers

Carmen Best announced she would be retiring after the city council approved cutting nearly $4 million from the budget and reducing 100 officers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Seattle, Carmen Best


African Americans have long defied white supremacy and celebrated Black culture in public spaces

From Richmond to New York City to Seattle, anti-racist activists are getting results as Confederate monuments are coming down by the dozens.In Richmond, Virginia, protesters have changed the story of Lee Circle, home to a 130-year-old monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It’s now a new community space where graffiti, music and projected images turn the statue of Lee from a monument to white supremacy into a backdrop proclaiming that Black Lives Matter. This isn’t a new phenomenon. I’m ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Virginia, New York City, America, Biden, Seattle, Smith, Baltimore, South Carolina, Jim Crow, Black, South, Richmond, Lee


Seattle's first Black female police chief announced her resignation after the city council voted to cut the department's budget and ax dozens of jobs

Carmen Best announced her resignation hours after the city council voted to reduce the department's $409 million budget by $3.5 million on Monday.
Tags: News, Seattle, Carmen Best


And by "relish" you must mean enjoy looking on from the distance I am eager to put between me and this activity.

"I look forward to seeing how this department moves forward through the process of re-envisioning public safety. I relish the work that will be done by all of you," said Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, quoted in "Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announces resignation/Best's resignation comes after the Seattle City Council voted to cut spending for the Seattle Police Department on Monday" (at King5). [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Police, Language, Seattle, Seattle City Council, Seattle Police, Seattle Police Department, Ann Althouse, Euphemisms, Carmen Best


Seattle's first black police chief resigns over vote to defund the police

The head of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) has abruptly stepped down after the city council voted 7-1 to cut the police budget – by less than 1 per cent.Carmen Best, the first black woman to head up the department, announced her decision in an email to staff, writing that “when it’s time, it’s time”.
Tags: News, Seattle, Carmen Best, Seattle Police Department SPD


Seattle Police chief announces her retirement after city council votes to cut the police budget by nearly $4 million

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced her retirement Monday night, shortly after a city council vote to cut nearly $4 million from the department's budget.
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Seattle Police chief announces her retirement after city council votes to cut budget

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced her retirement Monday night, shortly after a city council vote to cut nearly $4 million from the department's budget.
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