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Review: Windows Phone Innovations Show Promise

In the market for smartphones, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It’s dwarfed by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android systems in both attention and sales.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

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Washington Soars On Boeing, Oregon Exports Flat

in Washington, exports dipped only slightly during the recession and then took off, growing more than 50 percent since 2010 to a record $81.9 billion last year. “I think it’s almost entirely Boeing,” said Ivo Trummer, global strategies manager for Business Oregon.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2014

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Microsoft Says It Snooped On Hotmail To Track Leak

Microsoft Corp. acknowledged it had searched emails in a blogger’s Hotmail account to track down who was leaking company secrets.

CBS Seattle–03/21/2014

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Starbucks To Roll Out Beer, Wine To More Cafes

Starbucks says it is looking to expand alcohol sales to “thousands of select stores” over the next several years, although it didn’t provide details on an exact timeline.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2014

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Oprah Gives Starbucks Tea A Celebrity Shot

A drink called the Oprah Chai will be sold at Starbucks cafes starting April 29. The drink will also be available at the small chain of Teavana tea shops Starbucks recently bought.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2014

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Starbucks CEO Says Company Is Just Getting Started

Howard Schultz says Starbucks has a long-term target of doubling its market cap to $100 billion.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2014

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Microsoft Releases OneNote For Macs, Makes It Free

The free version of OneNote keeps some functions that give it an edge over the free tier of Evernote, including offline access to notes and the ability for multiple people to work on the same note simultaneously.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2014

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Amazon To Build Fulfillment Center In Kent

It will be the fourth fulfillment center in Washington, after centers in Sumner, Bellevue and one in DuPont that’s nearing completion.

CBS Seattle–03/14/2014

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Amazon Hikes Prime Membership To $99 Per Year

Amazon is raising the price of its popular Prime membership to $99 per year, an increase of $20.

CBS Seattle–03/13/2014

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Microsoft Names Head Of Investor ValueAct To Board

Microsoft Corp. has appointed Mason Morfit, the president of activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, to its board of directors.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

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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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