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Year in review: Vote for the top Seattle tech story of 2012

It’s been quite the year in Seattle technology. Amazon.com kept growing. Microsoft kept transforming. And several startups raised huge rounds of cash as they looked to become the next Microsoft or Amazon. In case your head was filled with too many Tweets and Facebook posts to keep up, here’s a handy look back at the biggest… Read More

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Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse: Tech execs dance Gangnam Style

How do you know when an Internet meme has run its course? Executives do stuff like this at conferences. In the span of two hours today, executives from two Seattle tech startups started their talks at the Seattle Interactive conference with “Gangnam Style” dances. First was Glenn Walcott, president of Seattle-based DoubleDown Interactive, who started… Read More

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Double Down boosts revenue for slot machine giant IGT

International Game Technology’s purchase of Seattle-based Double Down Interactive, a developer of casino-style Facebook games, is starting to pay dividends. In the slot machine giant’s earnings report today, IGT said that revenues increased 13 percent largely due to the growth of the company’s interactive unit, which includes Double Down. Without the interactive businesses, revenue would have… Read More

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Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards: Vote for Deal of the Year

From IPOs to M&A deals to big venture capital financing rounds, today’s featured category in the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards is Deal of the Year. There certainly were some whoppers in the Seattle area, and this group of companies certainly symbolizes some of the best and brightest in the Seattle tech community. This is one… Read More