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Yapta charts new course with former Sabre exec as CEO

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Online travel upstart Yapta continues on its new course today with the appointment of James Filsinger as CEO. A former executive at Sabre Holdings who most recently served as CEO of EZYield.com, Filsinger takes over from interim CEO Ken Myer who helped launch Yapta’s new FareIQ product during his seven-month...
Yapta charts new course with former Sabre exec as CEO
Researchers Fight Toxic Waste With Google PageRank
New video technology gives football fans a 'personalized camera on the field'

This ag science startup just scored cash to develop the apple tree of the future

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Chris Leyerle of Phytelligence We write about a lot of high-tech stuff here at GeekWire. But here’s a new company that’s bringing a high-tech twist to one of the region’s oldest industries: agriculture. Phytelligence today announced that it has received an undisclosed investment from leading angel investors in the region...
This ag science startup just scored cash to develop the apple tree of the future
ZappBug: Seattle startup builds business baking bed bugs

Billboard 2.0: Footmarks 'SmartConnect' links outdoor ads to consumer devices

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A prototype developed by a Seattle-area tech startup called Footmarks uses Bluetooth LE (low-energy) technology to let advertisers transmit data from outdoor advertisements to consumer devices — such as smartphones in cars whizzing by billboards on the highway. Preston Reed The idea is to give those outdoor advertisers a...
Billboard 2.0: Footmarks 'SmartConnect' links outdoor ads to consumer devices

Meet Catherine Giudici, the Amazon designer that may have just won The Bachelor

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Catherine Giudici SPOILER ALERT: Fans of The Bachelor may want to stop reading this article.       ——– Amazon’s employee roster is already full extremely talented people with serious accolades. Now you can add a Bachelor winner to that list. Catherine Giudici, a visual designer at Amazon, is the latest newlywed...
Meet Catherine Giudici, the Amazon designer that may have just won The Bachelor

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Researchers hope to create 3D-printed tools made of moon rock for use on lunar outposts
Sphero robotic balls take over Seattle City Hall

Tech Moves: Amazon vet jumps to Apple; RealNetworks taps InfoSpace lawyer; F5′s new director; etc.

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Bill Stasior Apple and Amazon.com are becoming pretty intense rivals. And that rivalry is now spilling over into the war for talent. Kara Swisher at All Things D reports that Amazon.com executive William Stasior, who led the online retailer’s A9 search unit, has been hired by Apple to run the...
Tech Moves: Amazon vet jumps to Apple; RealNetworks taps InfoSpace lawyer; F5′s new director; etc.

WSU can print 3D parts from moon rock to help astronauts in a jam (video)

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It was only a matter of time before 3D printers went to other worlds, really. Following a NASA line of questioning, Washington State University has determined that it's possible to print 3D objects from moon rock. Researchers learned that simulated moon material behaves like silica and can be shaped...
WSU can print 3D parts from moon rock to help astronauts in a jam (video)
Astronauts could some day use 3D printers to create tools from moon rocks

Meet Catherine Giudici, the Amazon designer that just won The Bachelor

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Catherine Giudici Amazon’s employee roster is already full extremely talented people with serious accolades. Now you can add a Bachelor winner to that list. Catherine Giudici, a visual designer at Amazon, is the latest newlywed of the popular ABC reality show and will be marrying Sean Lowe, a.k.a. this season’s...
Meet Catherine Giudici, the Amazon designer that just won The Bachelor

A Chemist Uses Google's Algorithm to Determine the Structure of Molecules

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Scientists want to find a use for PageRank in the world beyond the web. Chemistry is a science of links. Atomic units, made into more than they are by attractions and connections and bonds, all in a constant flurry of motion and change.Sounds a little bit like the Web, doesn't...
A Chemist Uses Google's Algorithm to Determine the Structure of Molecules
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Study: Gain more Twitter followers by being confident with predictions, not accurate

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Jadrian Wooten (left) and Ben Smith created a software program that analyzed confident tweets. Photo courtesy of Washington State University. Here’s a way to get more Twitter followers: Exude confidence. That’s the finding from a study done by a pair of doctoral candidates in economics at Washington State University who analyzed more...
Study: Gain more Twitter followers by being confident with predictions, not accurate

Battery breakthrough: New technology promises to triple lithium ion capacity

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Remember those Energizer Bunny commercials touting batteries that kept going, and going, and going? Well, researchers at Washington State University have developed a new lithium ion battery that can actually keep going, and going, and going at about three times the current capacity. As part of the Science + Technology Discovery Series...
Battery breakthrough: New technology promises to triple lithium ion capacity
Startup Spotlight: Fantasy Football Life looks to tackle giants of fantasy sports world
Listening To The Future With A 3D-Printed Ear

Many residents in state live in ‘rural information ghetto’

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P-I newspaper boxes. Photo Kurt Schlosser Researchers at Washington State University have concluded that large segments of the state are marooned in what they call a “rural information ghetto,” stuck with a lack of news coverage exacerbated by poor Internet access, bad cellular coverage and dwindling local journalism. For example, the...
Many residents in state live in ‘rural information ghetto’

Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

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Facebook's managing editor is leaving, but where does that leave its "news" feeds? Dan Fletcher, Facebook's managing editor, has said he's leaving the company in April to develop his own startup. Speaking at an event in Washington State University, Fletcher went as far as saying he thought the "biggest...
Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors
Google PageRank algorithm used in tool to model interactions between molecules

NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

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Head injuries are putting the safety of NFL players — and really the game of football itself —  in danger. But new research and technology could help reduce the amount of concussions that happen on the field and scientists at Washington State University are looking into ways to help...
NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

Oracle software glitch mars semester's start for university, students

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The first week of class at Washington State University has been a tumultuous one for students and parents who depend on financial aid, due to a software glitch in a recently installed Oracle PeopleSoft system....
Oracle software glitch mars semester's start for university, students

Applying Google’s PageRank algorithm to the molecular universe

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A computational chemist at Washington State University has adapted Google’s seminal search algorithm, PageRank, so that instead of mapping trillions of web pages it maps out the shapes and chemical reactions of quadrillions of molecules instead.In the traditional PageRank algorithm, a web page’s “value” increases as more sites link to...
Applying Google’s PageRank algorithm to the molecular universe

Wash. colleges debut 5-year engineering program for low-income students

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You typically hear the term “redshirt” for collegiate athletics. It’s a title given to athletes who receive an extra year of eligibility on the field because of injury or other reasons. But now it’s coming to the classroom, as the University of Washington and Washington State University are developing an...
Wash. colleges debut 5-year engineering program for low-income students

Oracle Software Glitch Mars Semester's Start for University, Students

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The first week of class at Washington State University has been a tumultuous one for students and parents who depend on financial aid, due to a software glitch......
Oracle Software Glitch Mars Semester's Start for University, Students
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