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At least Denver won something: Broncos dominate Super Bowl conversation on Twitter

The Seattle Seahawks completely obliterated the Denver Broncos in just about every facet of Sunday’s Super Bowl. Off the field, however, is where Denver found some success. The Broncos dominated the conversation on Twitter — probably because everyone was talking about how poorly the Peyton Manning-led team was performing during its 43-8 loss. Which team… Read More

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How to watch the Super Bowl online for free

If you won’t be in front of a TV on Sunday but still want a way to watch the Super Bowl, there are a few ways to catch the action online. FOX is streaming the Super Bowl, along with the festivities before and after the game, for free at FoxSportsGo.com and via the Fox Sports Go iPad app. Typically,… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Keeping score of Super Bowl ads

Yes, in case it’s not obvious, we’ve got Seahawks Fever around here, and this week’s GeekWire radio show is no exception. This special Super Bowl edition of the show features a conversation about one of the most closely watched parts of the game. Of course, we’re talking about Super Bowl ads. Our guest in the… Read More

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How this tiny startup won a Super Bowl ad spot

Goldieblox, the toy company founded by former Seattleite Debbie Sterling, has won Intuit’s “Small Business, Big Game” competition, and has scored themselves a coveted Super Bowl ad spot. To make it to the end, the company made it through five rounds of competition that winnowed a field of thousands of small businesses down to just… Read More

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This startup will tell you which brand had the best Super Bowl ad

When we watch television, commercials provide a time to take a bathroom break or grab a quick bite to eat. That just isn’t the case on Super Bowl Sunday, when companies spend millions of dollars on funny, outrageous and weird advertisements that typically dominate the water cooler discussions the following Monday. But which commercials actually… Read More

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13 lessons entrepreneurs can learn from Richard Sherman

In case you’ve been living under a rock the last week, Richard Sherman has been everywhere in the media. It started when the Seattle Seahawks made a game saving and ultimately winning play to beat the rival San Francisco 49ers in about as dramatic a fashion as possible — an interception in the end zone with less… Read More

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These high-tech spreadsheets made the Super Bowl work

The Super Bowl for viewers is full of glitz, glamour and athleticism, but of course it takes a huge amount of behind-the-scenes coordination and logistics to making such a large event work. Bellevue-based Smartsheet had an inside glimpse of the action this weekend, as its spreadsheet-style project management and collaboration tools played a key role in… Read More

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‘Sports Hack Day’ Diary: Pitching ideas, picking teams and getting started on a football ‘PED or Not’ app

SEATTLE — Ready, set, hack. Just 12 hours after kickoff and we’re well underway at Sports Hack Day. I’m here at the HUB Seattle documenting my first-ever hackathon experience and am already realizing what a melting pot of wicked smart ideas these things are. We got started Friday night with a keynote from Vantage CTO Cameron Tangney and… Read More

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Sports Hack Day: A 48-hour sports-themed hackathon during Super Bowl weekend

While most people will spend Super Bowl Sunday sitting on their couches, a group of hackers, data crunchers and sports fans will be doing something a little bit different in Seattle. Two nights before the Feb. 3 Super Bowl, developers and designers will come together for a unique weekend-long, sports-themed hackathon called Sports HackDay that culminates… Read More