City Council President Hank Margeson cuts the ribbon to inaugurate Sonata US Office and Delivery Center-Redmond, accompanied by Sonata MD & CEO Srikar Reddy

IT consultancy Sonata Software expands in Redmond

Sonata Software, a Bangalore, India-based IT software consultancy whose clients include Microsoft, Oracle and HP, has established a new development facility in Redmond. Redmond City Council President Hank Margeson helped cut the ribbon on the facility, which has room to employ up to 100 people.   “We believe that having development facilities closer to our clients… Read More


The power of perspective: DigiPen students debut popular mind-bending game

“Perspective,” the latest creation from Redmond’s DigiPen University, is not easy to explain in words. It’s an experimental first person puzzle game that allows players to manage different dimensions of control. The game is part 2D, part 3D, and all of awesome. The video above does the game better mind-bending justice. Perspective lets players move around in… Read More


Redmond: Happiest place in U.S. for young professionals

Microsoft is holding a pair of big events this week in Anaheim, Calif., right across the street from the Happiest Place on Earth, but maybe the company didn’t need to travel this far after all. A new study by employment site CareerBliss ranks the company’s hometown of Redmond as the happiest city for young professionals, according… Read More


TED for kids: 25 incredible speakers on tap this weekend

An event in Redmond on Saturday will feature an incredible lineup of speakers with unique insights into social issues, global challenges, the arts, education and other topics. It just happens to be that they’re all teenagers — or in some cases even younger. The event is TEDx Redmond, one of the independently organized offshoots of… Read More