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Atari Partners with NECA to Launch Atari Speakerhats at Comic-con in San Diego

ATARI SpeakerhatsAtari — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today announced a partnership with leading action figure and collectibles maker NECA to introduce wearable technology products for BLADE RUNNER 2049, the hotly anticipated sequel to the legendary Ridley Scott directed sci-fi movie, coming to theaters on October 6, 2017. The first wave of all-new Atari Speakerhats, powered by Audiowear, the technology company creating next-generation individual and social audio experiences, debuts today and will be joined this fall by a Limited-Edition BLADE RUNNER 2049 Atari Speakerhat.

The Speakerhat is a baseball-style cap with high-fidelity stereo speakers and microphone that can connect instantly to any Bluetooth-enabled device, enabling phone calls, audio/music, and voice control. The patented Speakerhat, combined with Multiplayer Mode, will enable multiple Speakerhat users to simultaneously listen to a single audio stream in perfect synchronization, a fundamentally new social audio experience. 


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Spin Becomes the First Stationless Bikeshare System to Launch in Seattle

Spin Becomes the First Stationless Bikeshare System to Launch in Seattle

Spin, a stationless bikeshare company in North America, today announced it is the first company to obtain a stationless bikeshare permit from the City of Seattle and is officially launching a city-sanctioned bikeshare fleet. Starting today, 500 of Spin’s orange-colored, GPS-enabled, self-locking smart bikes will be distributed across the city to provide an innovative, equitable… Continue Reading

Economic Development Partners Travel to Washington, D.C. to Recruit Foreign-Owned Companies to the Greater Seattle Region

Four King County economic development partners—the Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County (EDC), and the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond—have joined together to promote the Greater Seattle Region to foreign-owned companies interested in investing in the United States at the upcoming SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. They will join the Washington… Continue Reading

The Living Computers: Museum + Labs Adds New Interactive Exhibit Dedicated to First Two Decades of Apple

Living Computers: Museum + Labs (LCM+L) has announced the addition of Apple’s first-ever product, the Apple I computer. This legendary machine will join a new, interactive exhibit that includes ten useable computers charting Apple’s growth from a garage start-up into a global leader in computer technology.  The Apple exhibit at the LCM+L will host three Apple… Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Payment Processor for Your Business

If you are looking at adding credit card processing to your small business, you know you need to choose carefully. After all, having the right processor means many things, all of them important. It means you have made a wise choice for your bottom line, one that reflects the best and most cost-effective combinations of… Continue Reading

Uber Under Investigation For Not Paying Sign-Up Bonuses, New #BoycottUber Initiative

San Francisco-based ride share company Uber, is currently being investigated for not paying drivers bonuses promised for signing up.  These bonuses are supposed to be paid to the drivers and can be as much as $750. Local Business Scoop has more about #BoycottUber. The public is being urged not to use Uber because of their… Continue Reading

Hackers Hone in on Human Behavior: Tax Preparers Are a New Target

By Dallas Stewart, CMIT Solutions Hackers are becoming smarter and are developing new ways to trick businesses and consumers into falling for one of their scams. One of the shifts in hacking attempts is that human behavior is now being leveraged by those who seek to do harm.  As technologies that shut down traditional avenues… Continue Reading

Unique Social Media Startup Launched by Young Entrepreneur in Seattle

Parade Social, an event social media concierge service, was launched in Seattle this week. The company, which prides itself on crafting unique social media experiences for events of all types and sizes, public or private, for individuals, organizations and businesses is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout the month of November,… Continue Reading

Google Express comes to the Seattle area, will roll out to all shoppers in Washington in the coming weeks

Google launches Google Express, a fast delivery service, in Seattle Today, Google is expanding the Google Express service to a large portion of the Northwest and Southeast: Kentucky, Utah, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Now, over 70 million more people will have access to two-day delivery shopping at… Continue Reading

An Overview of My Experience at TwitchCon 2016

By Makaya Loo September 30 thru October 2nd many fans of the popular live-streaming website twitch.tv came together at the San Diego Convention Center to celebrate the annual TwitchCon 2016 event. Twitch is a site where thousands of people can live stream themselves playing video games for their viewers. Some things you can do on this… Continue Reading