Chart: The best (and worst) wireless carriers in Seattle

As we head into the holidays, many Americans are weighing new smartphone purchases. That’s especially the case with the blockbuster arrival last week of Apple’s new iPhone 4S on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. But, as we all know, it is not just about the phone itself. You’ve got to have a solid network operating in… Read More

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Chart: How TV viewing habits are changing

The erosion of the traditional broadcast TV business has been well documented. But it is not deteriorating as fast as we thought. According to Ericcson’s TV & Video Consumer Trend Report, 84 percent of respondents watched a scheduled TV broadcast in 2011. That compares to 88 percent who did so last year. Meanwhile, 33 percent… Read More


Ex-Googlers attract more capital than ex-Microsofties (but report misses a few too)

I’ve often wondered which of the tech giants breed the most entrepreneurs. Now, the social recruiting company TopProspect takes a closer look at that question, analyzing the amount of venture capital that has flowed to the startup ventures of former employees of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook over the past five years. Of course, the amount… Read More