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From data-crunching to Sounders — Ramineni scores the dream job

By Taylor Soper Geekwire.com Having worked at Microsoft for seven years on projects like Bing and fraud management, Ravi Ramineni understands how to extract relevant information from massive datasets. He also happens to be a huge soccer fan and spent much of his down time away from Redmond analyzing soccer-related data and analytics on his blog AnalyseFootball. So it makes sense […]

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Posted in Sports, Technology, Vol 34 No 36 | 8/29-9/40 Comments

Satya Nadella named CEO of Microsoft

Satya Nadella named CEO of Microsoft

Microsoft announced on Feb. 4 that Satya Nadella is the company’s new CEO. Nadella, who was born in Hyderabad, India, has been with Microsoft for 22 years. He previously held the position of executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group.

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Posted in Business, Community News, Features, Profiles, Technology, Vol 33 No 7 | 2/8-2/141 Comment

Life’s a game — Leap of faith turns comic strip into successful gaming company

Life’s a game — Leap of faith turns comic strip into successful gaming company

“Working with Robert Khoo is almost entirely painless.”  — Jerry ‘Tycho’ Holkins By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly

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Posted in Technology, Vol 33 No 5 | 1/25-1/311 Comment

GeekWire: Edward Jiang is doing good

GeekWire: Edward Jiang is doing good

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Recipient of GeekWire’s “Do-Gooder of the Year” award for 2013, Edward Jiang, 22, is ready to do even better things in 2014 with his tech education nonprofit organization, StudentRND.

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Posted in Technology, Vol 33 No 3 | 1/11-1/170 Comments

Anomo: New mobile app for meeting new people — “It can be bigger than Facebook”

Anomo: New mobile app for meeting new people — “It can be bigger than Facebook”

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Facebook recently announced that it was losing its popularity among teenagers. Could the new social discovery app Anomo be one of the reasons why?

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Posted in Technology, Vol 32 No 46 | 11/9-11/152 Comments

James Sun brings new app to big appetites

James Sun brings new app to big appetites

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Eating out at a discount has become even easier, thanks to cell phone technology. A free premium offer service called Pirq will launch in the Seattle area in mid-July, according to a June 7 announcement. It will give consumers discounts ranging from 20 to 50 percent off at such […]

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Posted in Community News, Technology, Vol 30 No 25 | 6/18-6/241 Comment

Women of Color in Technology: Log Onto Men’s World

Women of Color in Technology: Log Onto Men’s World

Thirty years ago, the words technology and computing did not exist the way they do today. As in many other fields, women had to break stereotypes and glass ceilings

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Technology, Vol 30 No 7 | 2/12-2/181 Comment

Seattle naval officer Aoki helps young people dive into science

Seattle naval officer Aoki helps young people dive into science

Two naval officers and a little build-it-yourself underwater robot are helping to create a new generation of scientists and engineers.

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Posted in Technology, Vol 30 No 6 | 2/5-2/110 Comments

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