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5 Features An Amazon Phone Might Offer

Amazon hasn’t confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone. Some unconfirmed reports say the phone could have a 3-D interface and multiple front-facing cameras.

CBS Seattle–04/18/2014

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Bezos Offers Update On Groceries, Drones

CEO Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon’s internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2014

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End Of Windows XP Support Spells Trouble For Some

Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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Gas Prices Jump In Washington, But Still Lower Than 2013

The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.71.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2014

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Review: Fire TV Device Great, But Not Fully Ready

Amazon’s new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search on top of that.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

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Microsoft Reveals Siri-Like Windows Phone Feature

Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Amazon Unveils Fire TV Streaming Device

The company says the $99 device has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming boxes such as Apple TV and Google Chromecast. But Amazon is coming late to the streaming set-top game.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

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Windows 8 Updates Expected At Microsoft Conference

Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers’ complaints and other feedback.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

Starbucks Avoids UK Tax Bill

Starbucks Bringing Back Cake Slices

The company had been getting rid of the slices that came in banana, iced lemon and pumpkin flavors as part of a staggered rollout of its pricier new baked goods. In their place, Starbucks offered what looked like miniature loaves that cost $2.45, an increase of 20 cents.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

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Forbes: Mariners 12th Most Valuable MLB Team

In Forbes’ annual MLB valuations, the Seattle Mariners finished 12th after the 2013 season.

03/27/2014

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

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CertaPro Painters To The Rescue

They came, they painted, they conquered. Lee Callahan here and I am thrilled with the expert work that CertaPro did on my living room and kitchen and front door. We loved our color, but we definitely needed […]

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