The race is on…

Automotive technology and Washington State go hand in hand. Just ask Jason Fiorito, whose grandfather built Pacific Raceways in 1959. Home to some of the best professional and amateur racing in the Northwest, the huge expanse of real estate surrounding the track is...

5G lab is state’s newest IPZ.

Sponsored by the city of Bellevue, the 5G Open Innovation Lab is Washington’s newest Innovation Partnership Zone.  The new zone will serve as a global hub for the development of next generation 5G mobile networks and technology. Partners in the new IPZ include the...

Denso comes to Washington State.

Global mobility giant Denso has quietly opened its new research and development office across from Amazon’s headquarters in downtown Seattle. The company plans to partner with regional technology companies and universities to develop cloud computing technologies,...

Washington’s own Big Bang Theory.

The catalyst for industry growth can be hard to spot. Exactly what is the singularity that gives way to the Big Bang, the explosion of a sector that eventually reaches critical mass that draws others from far and wide?Most of the time, there’s no way to really tell...

Taking a bite out of malaria.

Historically, the fight against malaria has been centered around vaccines and bed nets. But ask a team from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Xinova, a network of experts that match ideas with customers, and you’ll find the discussion centering around...

The Apple of one’s eye.

Fresh on the heels of Salesforce’s announcement of HQ2 comes news out of Apple. Expanding on its initial promise to hire 1,000 employees in Washington, Apple has announced that they will be bringing the total up to 2,000.A new building in the finishing stages on...

HQ2? Who knew?

Salesforce obviously knows a good deal when they see it. The company agreed last week to acquire Tableau, a data visualization company for $15.7 billion, announcing in the process that Seattle will now be considered Salesforce’s official HQ2.Putting aside the gentle...

AI connects smoking with SUIDs.

Washington’s reputation for collaboration between different sectors is well known. But some of these partnerships are having a surprising effect on issues that once appeared to have no answer.Such is the case of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), which...

Washington gets another slice of Apple.

Apple continues to grow by leaps and bounds. As part of its broader national expansion, the company announced that it would double the size of its Washington workforce, adding 500 new employees to its engineering offices in the Seattle area.The announcement also means...

Taking a quantum leap.

Quantum physics is a strange world indeed, but Boeing, Microsoft and others are exploring this new frontier to see how it can be applied to computer science. It’s so important, in fact, that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that along with artificial...
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