2015 GeekWire Summit: Insights into Seattle’s Tech Industry

Those of us in the Weber Shandwick Seattle Tech Practice all have our favorite media outlets to get our news from – Ars Technica, Bits Blog or Mashable, to name a few. Personally, I’ve become a daily visitor of GeekWire, the premier technology blog for the Pacific Northwest and one of the most read tech sites […]

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Trending Tech: Motorola, Amazon, Nokia Unveil New Gadgets Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch and FCC Measures Mobile Broadband Speed

Tech giants announced several gadgets this week looking to get out ahead of the impending Apple iPhone launch at the highly anticipated media event scheduled for Sep.12. For instance, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire HD and updated its Kindle e-readers, Motorola announced the first set of Droid Razr smartphones post acquisition and Nokia launched two […]

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Trending Tech: Apple Wins Ruling in High-Profile Patent Case, Samsung Unveils Windows 8 Devices, & IBM Launches New Mainframe Computer

The high-profile patent case involving Apple and Samsung drew to a close after three days of jury deliberation with Apple winning the ruling. Apple was awarded $1billion in damages and is now seeking a ban on select Samsung smartphones. On a more positive note, Samsung unveiled a string of Windows 8 devices including PCs, a […]

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Trending Tech: Apple becomes the most valuable company; Dell, HP report weak earnings and Microsoft rebrands logo

Apple dominated this week’s headlines by becoming the most valuable company of all time when its stock price hit a record high.  Investors now value the company at $623.5 billion. Meanwhile, Dell and HP reported a steep decline in profits and sales owing to diminished PC demand. Amazon Web Services launched a low-cost and reliable […]

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Trending Tech: More Acquisitions, Decline of PC Sales and Legal Settlements

Consolidation continues: Salesforce.com acquires GoInstant, Oracle purchases Involver, a social media software company, Betaworks, a technology-investment start-up company buys Digg and Microsoft acquires Perceptive Pixel, the maker of CNN’s ‘Magic Wall’. In other news Yahoo and Facebook end their patent litigation battle by forming a strategic alliance and Google pays the largest fine ever imposed by the […]

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Trending Tech: Acquisitions, RIM’s denial of ‘death spiral’ and mini iPad

The week begins with tech companies on an acquisition spree. Dell acquired Quest Software, Sony purchased online gaming company, Gaikai and Micron took over the bankrupt Japanese chipmaker, Elpida. In other news, Microsoft writes-down $6.2 billion over lackluster results from its AQuantive deal and Apple preps for a smaller tablet. 10. New European guidelines to […]

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Trending Tech: Google's skydiving stunt, Nexus 7 & RIM's decline

Google makes headlines and sets a new PR stunt bar, with an action-packed developers conference involving a  skydiving stunt featuring Google’s ‘Project Glass’ and introducing its first tablet,  Nexus 7. In other news, Microsoft officially buys Yammer, iPhone celebrates five years of sales with $150 billion revenue and RIM posts a loss of $518 million. […]

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Trending Tech: Microsoft’s ‘Surface,’ Lawsuits and Green Initiatives

Microsoft enters the tablet business with the launch of ‘Surface,’ eBay undertakes a green initiative by building data centers that will use renewable energy and Sharp unveils the ‘world’s biggest’ television. In lawsuit news, Yahoo seeks to settle its patent infringement case with Facebook, Kodak sues Apple and LinkedIn faces a $5 million lawsuit over […]

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Trending Tech: Apple’s WWDC 2012, Cost Cuts & Facebook Exchange

Apple dominated another week after it announced new products and updates on the opening day of its Worldwide Developers Conference. In other news, Nokia announced massive layoffs while Dell communicated plans to cut costs to grow beyond PCs. Facebook announced the launch of a real-time ad bidding system to improve its ad revenue in conjunction with plans […]

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