1. AlphaAtlas

    Microsoft Puts $500 Million Towards Affordable Seattle Area Housing

    Microsoft says they're committing $500 million towards an affordable housing program in the Pudget Sound region around Seattle. More specifically, $225 million will be invested "at below market rate returns, focused on preserving and developing new middle-income housing on King County’s...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Seattle Launches Anti Swatting Service

    In response to requests, the Seattle Police Department launched a service aimed at protecting residents from swatting attempts. The service page sums up swatting pretty well, calling it a "deliberate and malicious act that creates an environment of fear and unnecessary risk, and in some cases...
  3. cageymaru

    AT&T Opens High-Tech Coffee Lounge With Electronics Store in Seattle

    AT&T has has partnered with Ada's Discovery Cafe in Seattle to open its first high-tech coffee shop with a swanky lounge and high-tech electronics sales area. Customers can shop for the latest electronics like the iPhone XS Max while enjoying a cup of world class coffee. If a customer has...
  4. DooKey

    Amazon is Expanding Their Check-Out Free Retail Concept

    Several months ago we shared a story with you about Amazon and their new Amazon Go store in Seattle. This store features a check-out free concept. Pick up what you want and walk out. This concept has apparently worked well for Amazon and they are opening a second store in Seattle that's even...
  5. DooKey

    San Francisco, Seattle Tire of Comcast, Mull Building Citywide Fiber Networks

    San Francisco and Seattle are contemplating building citywide fiber networks to connect all home and businesses in their cities. Overall the plan is to have a dark network of fiber that the city owns and then allows it to be used by multiple commercial ISPs to bring competition to the residents...