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Bank robber back at it right after prison release, charges say
Fresh from prison, convicted bank robber Logan Dancer has managed to elude capture for three weeks. He’s accused of tying up and robbing employees at a Redmond computer store, then four days later, robbing the same Seattle bank he robbed twice...
Jul 2, 2015 | 7:02 PM
Economic storm clouds off in distance from Seattle boom
At mid-2015, Seattle’s boom chugs along with the attendant discontents, and the region’s key headquarters companies are doing well.
Jul 2, 2015 | 7:02 PM
Univision plans IPO for largest Spanish-language network in U.S.
Univision Holdings, the owner of the Spanish-language cable television networks Univision and Galavisión, plans an initial public offering in the United States, according to a filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jul 2, 2015 | 6:02 PM
S&P raises credit rating in California
The move by S&P lifts the state’s credit grade one step to AA-, the fourth-highest level. California now outranks Illinois and New Jersey and is tied with Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Jul 2, 2015 | 6:02 PM
Microsoft, Kyocera settle Android phone patent dispute
Microsoft and Japanese electronics maker Kyocera have settled their smartphone patent dispute. Microsoft sued Kyocera in U.S. federal court in Seattle in March, seeking damages and an injunction preventing Kyocera from selling some of its Android-...
Jul 2, 2015 | 5:02 PM
Bellevue background check company Intelius acquired
Intelius, a Bellevue online background-check company, and its parent company have been acquired by a Miami-based private equity firm.
Jul 2, 2015 | 4:02 PM
Scripps buys controlling share in Polish broadcaster
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The U.S. media company Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. has finalized an agreement for a controlling stake in Poland's largest commercial broadcaster, a 584-million-euro ($650 million) deal that comes as the U.S. company...
Jul 2, 2015 | 4:02 PM
Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?
More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. People have...
Jul 2, 2015 | 4:02 PM
Microsoft adds detail to Windows launch timeline
Windows 10 will start to make its way to consumers near the end of this month, and businesses will be able to get their hands on Microsoft’s upcoming operating system a few days later. Terry Myerson, the executive leading the development of...
Jul 2, 2015 | 3:02 PM
News you can eat: A big brother for Little Uncle, Green Leaf shut down, free ice cream and more
A sibling for Thai favorite Little Uncle is coming to Capitol Hill, Green Leaf's been closed by the health department, where to get free ice cream on July 4th and more.
Jul 2, 2015 | 3:02 PM