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Code.org to help 2 million students learn to program | Brier Dudley
Apparently Code.org's successful "Hour of Code" event in December was just a warm-up act.
Apr 24, 2014 | 1:24 AM
Boeing CEO defends job transfers, but experts question rationale
As Boeing announced strong earnings, Chief Executive Jim McNerney defended planned transfers of thousands of engineering jobs out of the Puget Sound region. Aviation-industry experts questioned that move.
Apr 24, 2014 | 1:24 AM
Microsoft set to dive deep into hardware with Nokia deal
What does Microsoft’s $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia’s handset business bring to the software giant? Start with 32,000 employees and $15 billion in sales, plus a key piece of Microsoft’s “mobile first, cloud first” strategy. The deal is expected...
Apr 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
One last push on Trans-Pacific Partnership | Jon Talton
President Obama's visit to Oso yesterday was made en route to Asia, where he hopes to give a decisive push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the giant, "high standards" trade deal four years in the making that would involve the United States...
Apr 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Faster production brings Boeing $965M 1Q profit
Boeing's increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders.
Apr 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of...
Apr 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Seminal UW computer scientist honored
One of the most illustrious graduates of the University of Washington's computer science program will be honored Friday in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Apr 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM
Symetra shares hit high on strong earnings
Shares of Bellevue-based Symetra Financial rose Wednesday after the insurance and investment company reported better-than-expected first-quarter results.
Apr 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM
Apple profit grows more slowly; stock split, buyback juicy news
Though Apple continues to generate lots of profit, the increase was still small compared with the tremendous profit growth the company had even just a couple of years ago.
Apr 23, 2014 | 10:23 PM
Amazon beats Netflix to HBO offerings online with Prime
The deal marks the first time that HBO’s TV shows will be available online to viewers who don’t subscribe to the premium network through cable-TV subscriptions.
Apr 23, 2014 | 9:23 PM