Tech sector needs to face up to responsibility and embrace regulation – 10minmail

[ad_1] Microsoft President Brad Smith called on the tech industry to “step up and do more to address the challenges” that technology has created, speaking in an interview for the 10minmail Podcast about his new book, Tools and Weapons, written with Carol Anne Brown. (10minmail Photo / Todd Bishop) Microsoft President Brad Smith has a […]

Women leaders from tech and sports share advice for success in the workplace – 10minmail

[ad_1] From left to right: Angela Dunleavy-Stowell, CEO of FareStart; Celia Jiménez Delgado, Reign FC right wing-back; Kat Khosrowyar, Reign Academy head coach; Jana Krinsky; director of studio at Zulily; and Kelly Wolf, vice president of people at Zulily, speak at a panel discussion event hosted by Zulily in Seattle on Thursday. (Aria Thaker Photo) […]

Why millennials love Amazon; the ‘Uber for kids’; and Microsoft the Musical – 10minmail

[ad_1] Why millennials love Amazon; the ‘Uber for kids’; and Microsoft the Musical – 10minmail By administrator September 7, 2019  10minmail, Amazon, Kids, Love, Microsoft, millennials, Musical, Uber Amazon ousted Apple this year as the most loved brand among millennials, people age 19 through 39, according to a new study. What does this say about […]

Gaming vet ready to light up ‘World’s Largest Simon Tournament’ with giant version of iconic game – 10minmail

[ad_1] The giant Simon game is set up for a test run at Redmond Downtown Park Pavilion in Redmond, Wash., on Friday. (White Hawk Rally Photo) Matt Wilson has built games his entire career. He’s never built anything quite like this. The longtime digital game developer, who spent time at Microsoft and also founded Detonator […]

Erik Chelstad on ‘grinding’ at startups and how avalanche safety led to launching Observa – 10minmail

[ad_1] Observa CTO and co-founder Erik Chelstad hiking along the Ruth Mountain and Icy Peak Traverse in Washington’s North Cascades with Mount Shuksan in the background. (Photo courtesy of Erik Chelstad) Erik Chelstad wants you to pay a little more attention to the person using the bathroom — not literally, but metaphorically. Chelstad is co-founder […]

Real estate tech startup Savvy Lane raises $2M with plans to keep moving into West Coast markets – 10minmail

[ad_1] Savvy Lane co-founders Beata and Andrew Miklos. (Savvy Lane Photo) Savvy Lane is making moves in the crowded field of companies using tech to disrupt traditional real estate practices. The 4-year-old Seattle startup announced this week that it has raised $2 million in a new funding round and plans to expand upon its West […]

Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail

[ad_1] Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail By administrator September 6, 2019  10minmail, findings, games, latest, sleep, Video, Working Kerry Davis has been working at Valve for more than 15 years. (DigiPen Photo) — Working in video games is something lots of young (and not so young) people […]

Corrio aims to reduce recidivism with messaging technology for incarcerated people – 10minmail

[ad_1] Alex Peder, CEO and founder of Corrio. (Corrio Photo) Life without readily available cell, text and email communication is unimaginable for most of us. But for people who are incarcerated, those basic tools that connect us to friends and loved ones are either sporadically available, expensive or both. Losing the links to the outside […]

Seattle Sounders goalie Stefan Frei saves some passion for off the pitch with art and tech pursuits – 10minmail

[ad_1] Seattle Sounders FC goaltender Stefan Frei in the studio where he creates his art. (Sounders FC Communications Photo / Mike Fiechtner) There is artistry in athletics. And certainly that is true for those who play goaltender in soccer — just go rewatch “The Save.” Now the man behind that iconic Seattle sports moment, Sounders […]

Studio216 pivots into mixed reality startup, raises $1.1M and looks to build off Microsoft partnership – 10minmail

[ad_1] Altoura CTO Bharat Ahluwalia; CEO Jamie Fleming; and COO Charlie Choo. (Altoura Photo) Jamie Fleming launched studio216 in 2005 and helped build the digital content agency for more than a decade. But after the recent acquisition of a Seattle mixed reality startup called Z-Axon, the firm has pivoted over the past 18 months into […]