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Chris Barrow President and CEO of EagleView Technology Named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 for the Pacific Northwest

Chris Barrow Wins Entrepreneur of the Year for EagleView Technology Bothell-based EagleView Technology Corporation, which provides the technology for aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, recently announced that EY has named EagleView President and CEO Chris Barrow as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest Region.  The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence… Continue Reading

PicsArt Mobile Creative Image Community Raises $15M Led By Insight Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital

PicsArt Mobile Creative Image Community Scores $15 Million in New Funding PicsArt mobile creative image community today announced $15M in new funding from Insight Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The new round follows a previous investment of $10M from Sequoia earlier this year. The new funding will enable the company to expand globally and develop… Continue Reading

Apple Announces New Environmental Initiatives in China

Apple recently announced an expansion of its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, including a new multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund to significantly increase responsibly managed forests across China. The new forestland program aims to protect as much as 1 million acres of responsibly managed working forests which provide fiber for pulp, paper and… Continue Reading

New Desktop Application Has Potential to Increase Asteroid Detection, Now Available to Public

A software application based on an algorithm created by a NASA challenge has the potential to increase the number of new asteroid discoveries by amateur astronomers. Analysis of images taken of our solar system’s main belt asteroids between Mars and Jupiter using the algorithm showed a 15 percent increase in positive identification of new asteroids.… Continue Reading

Apple Unveils All-New MacBook

Apple today unveiled the all-new MacBook, a new line of notebooks reinvented in every way to deliver the thinnest and lightest Macs ever. Every component of the new MacBook has been meticulously redesigned to create a Mac® that weighs just two pounds and is 13.1 mm thin. The new MacBook features a stunning 12-inch Retina®… Continue Reading

Apple Announces Watch – Most Personal Device Yet Available in Nine Countries on April 24

Apple has finally announced that the new Apple Watch will be available starting April 24th.  Will you be buying one? Here is the official media release: Apple today announced that Apple Watch, its most personal device yet and the newest innovative addition to Apple’s ecosystem, will be available on Friday, April 24 to customers in… Continue Reading

Announcing the Executive Speaker Line Up for Bluetooth World Event 2015

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group will be hosting its second annual Bluetooth World event at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 14-15, 2015. This year’s event focuses on enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). The Bluetooth SIG’s recent release of Bluetooth 4.2, which introduced features for IP connectivity, privacy and speed, will directly influence… Continue Reading

The Lean IT Association Launches with Mission to Set a Global Standard for Lean IT Education and Certification

The Lean IT Association – a consortium of global leaders in the IT Training and Certification Industry –  today announced its formation and revealed its newly developed Lean IT Certification Scheme. The Certification Scheme sets out an important reference for professionals in several degrees of knowledge and competence. The Lean IT Association (LITA) is led… Continue Reading

Dates Are Set for National Drive Electric Week 2015

Dates have been set for the fifth annual National Drive Electric Week: Sat., Sept. 12 through Sun., Sept. 20, 2015. Events will encompass two weekends to give planners maximum flexibility and consumers plenty of opportunity to attend. “Last year we saw U.S. plug-in vehicles sales grow 23 percent, lead by the Nissan Leaf growing at… Continue Reading