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Nike designer Tinker Hatfield speaks at Agenda Emerge Powered By Group Y in Long Beach, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Agenda)

Nike Designer: Self-Lacing ‘Back To The Future’ Shoes Due Soon

SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) – They may not help you save the clock tower, but Nike promises you’ll soon be able to buy those self-lacing Air Mag shoes that Marty McFly sported in “Back to the Future: […]

01/07/2015

Unicode Consortium, he non-profit organization that sets the standards for the popular pictograms, is considering adding five new skin colors because of demand for greater diversity. (Photo by YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Emojis May Expand Skin Color Options

The non-profit organization that sets the standards for the popular pictograms is considering adding five new skin colors because of demand for greater diversity.

11/04/2014

Satya Nadella acknowledged an industry-wide problem but insists men and women are paid equally at the tech giant. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Microsoft CEO: Company Has No Pay Gap Between Men And Women

Satya Nadella acknowledged an industry-wide problem but insists men and women are paid equally at the tech giant.

10/22/2014

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CBS Offers Digital Subscription Service To Consumers

CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.

10/16/2014

Would-be pot salesman Tedd Wetherbee sued the Tacoma suburb to overturn its pot shop ban, but the judge ruled against him. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Judge Upholds Fife’s Pot Ban

Case could set precedence for other Washington communities that want to block the sale of marijuana.

08/29/2014

Google says it will compete with Amazon.com with drone delivery vehicles. (Photo by Joern Haufe/Getty Images)

Google Building Fleet Of Package-Delivering Drones

Google has been testing a drone delivery system in Australia.

08/28/2014

Microsoft (Photo Credit: David Becker / Getty Images)

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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1090 Personal Finance Workshop 2012

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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