Drone video shows 28,000-pound scaffold being lifted 400 feet for Space Needle renovation

September 20, 2017 - 6:11 pm in Life, Science

A huge scaffold is raised to the upper platform of the Space Needle on Sept. 15. (Space Needle Photo)This might be what it felt like to witness the construction of the Space Needle back in 1962 — kind of futuristic and awe-inspiring. But because it’s 2017,…

Microsoft: Xbox One backward compatibility expanding to original Xbox games

June 30, 2017 - 12:17 pm in Life

Now there’s a logo you wouldn’t have expected to see at Microsoft’s 2017 Xbox E3 press event. That’s the original Microsoft Xbox logo, dating…

Meet Crash Override, the Hacker Superweapon

June 28, 2017 - 12:15 pm in Science

Hackers now have digital weapons that can take out power grids. Take, for example, the collapse of Ukrainian capital Kiev’s infrastructure last year.…

Utrip partners with JetBlue to combine AI and human expertise in airline’s trip-planning portal

June 26, 2017 - 12:10 pm in Life

(JetBlue Vacations screen grab)Planning a vacation with the help of artificial intelligence just got a boost thanks to JetBlue and its new partnership with Utrip, the Seattle startup that combines local experts and machine learning to create travel itineraries.…

What it’s like to fly in the 77-year-old Breitling DC-3 as it circles the globe

June 24, 2017 - 11:59 am in News

The Breitling DC-3 plane is setting a new world record to become the oldest plane to fly around the world. (Photo courtesy of Breitling)The Breitling DC-3 airplane is on track to make history as the oldest plane to fly around the world — and after taking…

If you’re a minority in technology, your own success is a form of social activism, says tech investor

June 22, 2017 - 11:53 am in What's hot

Participants in the Inclusive Investment panel at Tech Inclusion Seattle, a two-day conference. From left to right: Wayne Sutton, panel moderator and co-founder of Change Catalyst, an organization supporting diversity in tech; Joshua Pineault, managing partner…

What Is kernel_task, and Why Is It Running on my Mac?

June 20, 2017 - 11:50 am in What's hot

So you found something called “kernel_task” in Activity Monitor, and you want to know what it is. Good news: it’s nothing nefarious. It’s actually your operating system.   Click Here to Continue Reading Source: Articles - HowToGeek.com

It’s business, and it’s personal: How Amazon Web Services decides to enforce non-compete contracts

June 18, 2017 - 11:38 am in Life

Employees at Amazon’s Seattle Headquarters. (Photo via Commercial Property Executive / Amazon HQ)Career decisions are always stressful, but employees at Amazon Web Services face an additional source of anxiety when evaluating new opportunities: am I about…

How this tech startup is helping 7 homeowners join forces to sell their properties at a premium

June 17, 2017 - 11:42 am in Life

Owners of the seven properties outlined in red are selling together for a premium. (CityBldr Photo)In November, Jane and Andy Freeman received an unexpected letter in the mail. CityBldr CEO Bryan Copley wants to ‘build smarter cities.’ (Photo by Business…

The US Navy’s Still Working on a Kick-Ass Railgun

May 30, 2017 - 12:10 pm in Extra

If you’ve seen just about any sci-fi since Star Wars, you should be at loosely familiar with the notion of a rail gun. Essentially, the weapon uses powerful electrical currents and magnetic fields […] The post The US Navy’s Still Working on a Kick-Ass…