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Pokki maker SweetLabs expanding in Seattle, keeping Windows Start menu alive

Who says the Windows Start Menu is dead? SweetLabs, a San Diego-based company whose Pokki app platform replicates the functionality of the old-fashioned Start menu on the traditional Windows 8 desktop, has moved its Seattle engineering outpost to a larger location in Pioneer Square to accommodate additional expansion. The company’s Seattle office has grown to… Read More

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Windows 8 gets Start menu back, via Pokki app store

SweetLabs, a startup funded by big names such as Intel Capital and Google Ventures, is aiming to make Microsoft’s Windows 8 more familiar to longtime Windows users — debuting an update to its Pokki app platform that puts its own version of the Start button and menu on the traditional Windows desktop. The update, announced today,… Read More