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Online home broker Redfin acquires walkability data site
National real-estate brokerage Redfin has acquired Walk Score for an undisclosed sum, the two privately held Seattle companies announced Wednesday.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Kirkland’s popularity means office space is tight
Kirkland now has one of the lowest office-vacancy rates in the region, based on recent reports from commercial real-estate brokers.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
"Uncropping" photos and other UW tech on display | Brier Dudley
Qi Shan was remarkably calm demonstrating his advanced photo-manipulation research Wednesday at the University of Washington.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Samsung debuts new Nook tablet with larger screen
The Nook offers access to both the Nook app store and Google's Play store for Android apps. The new Nook will come with more than $200 in free content from the NOOK Store, including a books, TV shows, top magazines and apps.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Magic Johnson ready to assist tech industry in diversity efforts
Entrepreneur Magic Johnson says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry’s largely white and Asian workforce.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Boeing shares fall on worries about 787 costs and cash flow
The company’s third-quarter earnings came in almost 10 percent higher than the average forecast, but stock traders seemed focused on a couple of disappointing details.
Oct 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Contractors worry about qualified worker shortage
The Associated General Contractors released a report today where 83 percent of respondents said they were having trouble finding qualified craft workers as the industry recovery. The construction industry trade association's chief economist, Ken...
Oct 22, 2014 | 9:22 PM
AutoNation pays $107M for Barrier Motors dealership sites
AutoNation, the nation’s largest automotive retailer, paid nearly $107 million Wednesday for the Bellevue properties on which Jimmie Barrier operates the Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Porsche dealerships, public records show.
Oct 22, 2014 | 9:22 PM
Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme
A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off.
Oct 22, 2014 | 9:22 PM
US stocks open mixed; Yahoo among early gainers
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies. European markets edged higher as investors were hopeful for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.
Oct 22, 2014 | 9:22 PM