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OceanGate’s high-def 8K video of Titanic wreck reveals previously unseen details
Everett, Wash.-based OceanGate Expeditions set a new standard this year for documenting the condition of the 110-year-old wreck of the Titanic, thanks to a high-definition 8K video system that was installed aboard its submersible.
This is a stretch: Amazon promotes redesigned ‘Prime football’ with absurd throws by star NFL QBs
In a bid to get fans pumped for a season of streaming NFL games on Thursday nights, Amazon has turned to a couple of the league’s star quarterbacks to toss a new “Prime football.” The resulting videos — like the allegedly redesigned football — are a bit of a stretch.
Starbucks names next CEO, going outside tech industry for coffee giant’s new phase
Laxman Narasimhan, who was named the next CEO of Starbucks Thursday afternoon, brings experience in international business and consumer brands, most recently leading the turnaround of Reckitt Benckiser, the British company known for products including Durex condoms and Lysol disinfectant.
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Judge rejects Facebook’s attempt to declare Washington state campaign ad law unconstitutional
A judge in Seattle sided with Washington state’s attorney general on Friday and rejected Facebook parent company Meta’s argument that the state’s campaign law runs afoul of the First Amendment.
NASA scrubs second try to launch moon rocket due to persistent hydrogen leak
NASA called off today’s attempt to launch its Space Launch System rocket due to a hydrogen leak encountered during the process of fueling up the core stage.
Find out how to watch NASA’s mammoth moon rocket lift off, and why it’s a big deal
Update: NASA scrubbed the initial launch attempt for Artemis 1 due to a problem with an engine on the Space Launch System rocket.
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As tech giants increase stock compensation to retain talent, can startups take advantage?
Large tech companies including Zillow Group and Amazon are turning up the dial on stock compensation in a bid to reduce churn.
How Washington state’s leaders and tech giants are embracing the ‘Swiss Army knife’ of clean energy
As the United States undergoes a massive transition toward clean energy, Washington state officials are hoping to stake a claim as a leader in hydrogen power.
Backyard home manufacturer Abodu, backed by Redfin CEO, is launching in Seattle
Abodu, a Redwood City, Calif.-based startup that manufactures and delivers prefabricated backyard homes, is launching in the Seattle area.
Problem with rocket engine forces NASA to reschedule first launch of moon rocket
A plumbing issue on a rocket engine has forced a postponement in the first launch of NASA’s most powerful rocket on a history-making round-the-moon flight.
Tech CEO rappels 40 stories off Seattle office tower to call attention to giving — and channel his fears
York Baur has already reached the top as CEO of MoxiWorks, a Seattle-based startup that operates a platform for real estate brokers.
Madrona Venture Group opens Silicon Valley office as it looks beyond Seattle for new investments
Seattle-based Madrona Venture Group is doubling down on a recent push to invest beyond the Pacific Northwest, opening its first office outside the region in Silicon Valley.
T-Mobile makes layoffs in network operations and engineering group as part of ‘organizational shift’
T-Mobile has laid off an undisclosed number of employees in its network operations and engineering group, the Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless carrier has confirmed.
Sneaky synthetic molecules open the way for new types of drugs and a new startup
Researchers at the University of Washington have discovered how to create peptide molecules that can slip through membranes to enter cells — and they’ve also created a company with $50 million in backing to take advantage of the discovery for drug development.
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