Archive for January, 2013

Geekwire: Bill Gates says Steve Jobs was “always cooler than me”

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates made his first-ever appearance on The Colbert Show last night and answered questions about his philanthropy, his days at Microsoft and Jobs. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

North Seattle Kmart receives package full of pot

Employes at a Kmart in North Seattle discovered ten pounds of pot in their stock room earlier this week. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seattle to study bringing back waterfront trolley

Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Washington women’s-to-men’s earnings ratio among lowest in US

The Bureau of Labor and statistics reports that in 2011 women in Washington state earned 74.5 percent compared to their male counterparts. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Study finds hops could help brew new medicine

A recent discovery by scientists at the University of Washington means that a main beer ingredient – hops – could be used to treat a number of health issues. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Seafair Blue Angels show hinges on Congress vote

Uncertainty about the ability for Congress to pass a defense budget by March 1 has the U.S. Navy prepared to make $4.6 billion in cuts, which would include cutting the Seafair Blue Angels show and job furloughs. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Boeing has idea to fix 787 battery problem

After three weeks grounded, could Boeing finally have a fix for its 787? KING 5 has learned exclusively that Boeing has come up with a plan, but it could prove controversial. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

IDC: Apple dominates in tablets, but share shrinks

NEW YORK (AP) — A research group says Apple continues to dominate in tablet computers, although its market share is shrinking because of growing competition. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Lender Processing paying $121M to resolve claims

One of the biggest U.S. mortgage processing companies has agreed to pay $121 million to resolve states’ claims that it wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Euro jumps to 14-month high against dollar

NEW YORK (AP) — The euro hit a 14-month high against the dollar after the release of the latest U.S. jobs and consumer spending data. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites