The Nets own the longest win streak in the East and are exactly one game out of first in their division. Deron Williams is playing like an All-Star. Remind us, again: What was all that panic about?
Gov. Inslee ‘disappointed’ as Boeing moves up to 1,200 tech jobs out of Washington state
Aerospace giant Boeing is restructuring its Research & Technology Unit, shifting between 800 to 1,200 jobs from Washington state to new R&D locations in Huntsville, Ala.; Southern California; St. Louis and North Charleston, S.C. “We are reorganizing and realigning our researc
We’re settled in here at City Hall as members of the Seattle City Council prepare to discuss proposed regulations for ride-sharing startups, which have angered companies like Sidecar, Lyft and Uber. The draft ordinance would require ride-sharing companies, among a bevy of o
Lyft co-founder John Zimmer picked Seattle as his company’s third market — Lyft is now in 20 cities — because he thought the area seemed like a leader of innovation and a place that embraced technology. But after seeing the City of Seattle’s proposed regulations&nbs
While it’s possible to go out and pay for an education with Bitcoin, some Americans think it’s something that involves a game controller. According to a new Bloomberg National Poll, more than half of the Americans surveyed have no clue what Bitcoin is. When offered the choice, 46 percent
Give help for the holidays
Daniel Krug was raised in a small town in Pennsylvania “where everyone helped each other,” he says. “When I moved to D.C., I was looking for the same type of thing.” Krug, 27, was happy to learn that his 14th Street corridor apartment community, 14W Apartments (1315 W St. NW;
Everybody likes looking at a winter wonderland. Walking in one is a different story. Sidewalks quickly turn slushy and slick, and stairs become dares. Even in the aftermath of this latest snow bust, lingering frigid temperatures have made conditions more treacherous than normal. So what’s a pe
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, seemingly in the midst of a career renaissance in his ninth season, is flirting with yet another personal milestone. With an NHL-leading 26 goals through 31 of Washington’s games, Ovechkin stands a realistic chance of becoming the first player since Brett Hull i
The Washington Redskins Circus is back in town — the only thing missing is the big top (unless you count the practice bubble at Redskins Park). Wednesday’s tension-filled, surreal press conferences from a defiant Mike Shanahan, a chastened Robert Griffin and a caught-in-the-middle Kirk C
The Many Tongues of Twitter
Twitter’s footprint is growing fast, although English speakers in the U.S. remain the largest demographic. The trick now is to turn its global presence into advertising dollars.
New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.By making the basic building blocks of batteries out of ink, Harvard materials scientist Jennifer Lewis is laying the groundwork for lithium-ion batteries and other high-performing electronics that can be produced with 3-D printers.
Kateeva says its new manufacturing equipment can produce affordable displays based on organic light-emitting diodes.Color-rich, energy-efficient, and flexible displays based on organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) could soon be churned out more economically on giant ink-jet printers.
The appearance of indium gallium zinc oxide transistors in iPads shows that the display industry is poised to begin churning out a new breed of high-performance screens.One of the most important innovations in Apple’s latest iPads lies behind the screen. In many of the tablets, the pixels in t