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12.14.15
Seattle votes to let Lyft and Uber drivers unionize
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Seattle votes to let Lyft and Uber drivers unionize

But collective bargaining among contractors is actually illegal under federal law.

By T. Seppala,   12.14.15
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11.11.15
Someone crashed a drone into Seattle's Great Wheel
11.11.15

Someone crashed a drone into Seattle's Great Wheel

Maybe that's why the government wants more regulation for drones

By R. Lawler,   11.11.15
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10.30.15
Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
10.30.15

Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force

The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing political issues as his reasoning.

By T. Seppala,   10.30.15
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10.18.15
Amazon's grocery service now requires a $299 yearly membership
10.18.15

Amazon's grocery service now requires a $299 yearly membership

AmazonFresh now requires a pricey subscription before you can even use it, at least in Seattle.

By J. Fingas,   10.18.15
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09.08.15
Amazon Prime Now includes delivery from local restaurants in Seattle
09.08.15

Amazon Prime Now includes delivery from local restaurants in Seattle

Prime Now customers in Amazon's home city are now privy to restaurant delivery.

By B. Steele,   09.08.15
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08.25.15
Amazon's one-hour delivery service arrives in Seattle (updated)
08.25.15

Amazon's one-hour delivery service arrives in Seattle (updated)

Amazon's one-hour Prime Now delivery service is finally available in Seattle, the company's home turf.

By J. Fingas,   08.25.15
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08.18.15
Amazon's latest service test has you picking up orders
08.18.15

Amazon's latest service test has you picking up orders

Forget waiting for the courier to drop off your Amazon order -- the company is testing a service where you'd pick up packages yourself.

By J. Fingas,   08.18.15
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06.30.15
Drone knocks woman unconscious at Seattle pride parade
06.30.15

Drone knocks woman unconscious at Seattle pride parade

A bungling pilot has just reminded us (again) why drones need at least some kind of regulation. Du...

By S. Dent,   06.30.15
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04.24.15
Seattle PD pushes for transparency by hiring a coder/critic
04.24.15

Seattle PD pushes for transparency by hiring a coder/critic

Remember Tim Clemans, the formerly anonymous programmer who requested basically all of the Seattle...

By C. Velazco,   04.24.15
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