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Microsoft Gives Employees Sneak Peek At New ‘Selfie’ Phone

Microsoft has plans to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices soon — one of which is being described as a “selfie phone.”

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

The Microsoft Surface tablet (Photo credit:  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Makes Design Central To Its Future

Even as the company eliminates 18,000 jobs — most of them related to its purchase of Nokia’s devices unit — Microsoft is empowering people like Belfiore and Groene to challenge conventional notions of what Windows devices can do.

CBS Seattle–07/21/2014

In this photo illustration, a 5-Hour Energy drink is displayed on Nov. 15, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

5-Hour Energy Drink Sued Over Alleged Deceptive Advertising

Two attorneys general from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.

07/18/2014

Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Amazon Vows FTC Lawsuit Over Millions In Unauthorized Child Purchases

Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.

07/03/2014

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FTC Says T-Mobile Made ‘Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars’ In Bogus Charges

The Federal Trade Commission claims Bellevue-based mobile giant T-Mobile has been placing hidden charges in phone bills for a premium texting service that was never authorized by customers.

CBS Seattle–07/01/2014

A drunken passenger assaulted a flight attendant while flying from Japan to Honolulu, say prosecutors. (Getty Images)

Feds: Drunk Honeymooner Punched Flight Attendant

A drunken passenger assaulted a flight attendant while flying from Japan to Honolulu, say prosecutors.

06/13/2014

Europe's highest court ruled its citizens are guaranteed a "right to be forgotten" that allows them to request negative material must be removed from Internet search engines if requested (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Google Taking Requests To Censor Results In Europe

Europe’s highest court ruled its citizens are guaranteed a “right to be forgotten” that allows them to request negative material must be removed from Internet search engines if requested.

05/29/2014

Pictured: the wrong way to hold a hamburger. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Scientists Find Best Way To Eat A Hamburger

Experts say you’ve been eating a hamburger all wrong.

05/28/2014

Nintendo blames slow sales of its premiere product, the Wii U, for its financial struggles. (Getty Images)

Nintendo Posts $457 Million Loss Thanks To Slow Sales Of Wii U

Nintendo executives blame the slow sales of its premiere product for 3 years of financial losses.

05/07/2014

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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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AM1090’s Personal Finance Workshop 2012!

Last Saturday, Seattle’s Progressive Talk AM1090, held our Personal Finance Workshop presented by Umpqua Bank at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! Hosted by AM1090’s Tina & Drew Show, the workshop gave GREAT […]

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