Mobile World Congress 2014: Winners And Losers – InformationWeek

InformationWeekCheck out the most (and least) impressive gadgets and developments from the year’s biggest mobile confab. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The…

Philip Seymour Hoffman autopsy reveals overdose – TheCelebrityCafe.com

TheCelebrityCafe.comNew York medical examiner’s office reveals the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was due to an overdose of mixed drugs. The death has been ruled an accident, and was…

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game Wednesday – The Seattle Times

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game WednesdayThe Seattle TimesSeattle, in fact, will be the only MLS team affected ahead of opening weekend as only two players from the…

Seahawks release Sidney Rice – ESPN

ESPNSeattle made the expected roster moves official eight days before teams can start speaking with potential free agents. Bryant had spent his entire career with the Seahawks after being a…

Uber turns on marketing engines to pressure Seattle city leaders: Illegal … – GeekWire

GeekWireSeattle city officials say Uber and other alternative transportation networks are operating outside of city law by offering rides to the public through popular apps. Now, with a critical vote…

Seattle clamps down on UberX, Lyft, Sidecar – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Seattle’s city council on Thursday night took steps to limit how many cars UberX, Lyft and Sidecar can have on the road at any given time, an…

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy – The Seattle Times

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcyThe Seattle TimesThe Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million…

Seattle restaurants on Yelp’s top 100 must-try list – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)We all have our ups and downs with Yelp, but it’s hard to argue with the Seattle restaurants on its list of the nation’s top 100 places…

Airlines’ latest perk: safe distance from the masses – The Seattle Times

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Seahawks’ Golden Tate: “Hopefully I can call Seattle home for a few more years” – The Seattle Times

Seahawks’ Golden Tate: “Hopefully I can call Seattle home for a few more years”The Seattle TimesTate is one of Seattle’s more notable of 16 unrestricted free agents — a list…

Hockey trip to BC fosters optimism for Seattle NHL bid – The Seattle Times

Hockey trip to BC fosters optimism for Seattle NHL bidThe Seattle Times“I think it got a lot of people on this trip thinking seriously about whether they want to bring…

Man arrested in triple stabbing in Lynnwood – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)UPDATE 10:55 a.m. | A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbings at the mobile home park. Snohomish County sheriff’s spokesman Shari Ireton wrote…

How corporate America forced Arizona bill’s veto – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWhen an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand. By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ. AP Business Writer. PREV of…

Robinson Cano, Lloyd McClendon bond in Seattle – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPEORIA, Ariz. – During his free-agent negotiations with the Seattle Mariners, Robinson Cano inquired about what kind of help he would get in trying to turn around the flagging…

Stocks gain; JC Penney and Kohl’s climb – The Seattle Times

Stocks gain; JC Penney and Kohl’s climbThe Seattle TimesStocks rose in afternoon trading Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 into record territory again, as investors responded to encouraging results…

Will Seattle open the door to preschool-for-all plan? – The Seattle Times

Will Seattle open the door to preschool-for-all plan?The Seattle TimesSitting high above the floor and conversing with each other during an open-ended activity session at the Denise Louie Education Center…

Who will the Seahawks take at No. 32? – The Seattle Times

Who will the Seahawks take at No. 32?The Seattle TimesSeattle will have the No. 32 overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft May 8-10. Here’s a look…

Senator Calls For Total Ban of ‘Dangerous’ Bitcoin – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va, has written to federal regulators urging them to totally ban Bitcoin, the “cryptocurrency” that has so excited the financial and tech world over the last year.…

Report: Former Seattle Seahawks CB Brandon Browner to sue NFL next week – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will sue the NFL next week in order to challenge his indefinite drug suspension from the league, Browner’s lawyer and agent…

UW spring football preview: Seven breakout candidates – The Seattle Times (blog)

UW spring football preview: Seven breakout candidatesThe Seattle Times (blog)Dwayne Washington had touchdown runs of 32 and 71 yards at Oregon State in November. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times). Washington’s first…

Another day, another Nick Franklin trade rumor – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSeattle could use starting pitching or outfield help. The Rays rumors broke when Franklin was participating in the Mariners’ intrasquad game Tuesday. He had two at-bats in the…

Raymond Felton’s gun arrest latest embarrassment for James Dolan’s … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAlways remember that this was the year when James Dolan was expecting to lift the Lawrence O’Brien trophy in June. The Knicks, of course, will be free…

Jameis Winston: It was a ‘thrill’ meeting, playing against Yankees – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJameis Winston went 0 for 2 and did not pitch in FSU’s loss to the Yankees. (USATSI). The New York Yankees shared the spotlight with Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston…

Bertha’s big troubles started in Japan – The Seattle Times

Bertha’s big troubles started in JapanThe Seattle TimesChris Dixon, project manager for Seattle Tunnel Partners, earlier this month points out the outer seal assembly of Bertha’s main drive unit in…

Seattle flier has credit for airline that doesn’t fly from Seattle; what now? – The Seattle Times

Seattle flier has credit for airline that doesn’t fly from Seattle; what now?The Seattle TimesLast April, I booked a flight through Expedia from Seattle, where I live, to Baltimore, to…

Morrison ready to hit — and tweet — for M’s – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesMorrison’s “CupOfLoMo” Twitter account, renamed after his December trade to Seattle from Miami for reliever Carter Capps, has more than 122,000 followers. At times, Morrison’s tweets have raised…

Comcast-Netflix deal represents the death of net neutrality… or does it? – TechnologyTell

TechnologyTellnetflix I admit it, the first thing I thought of when I heard that Comcast and Netflix had reached a deal for smoother streaming was net neutrality. What kind of…

Has Sounders FC’s third jersey leaked? – The Seattle Times (blog)

Has Sounders FC’s third jersey leaked?The Seattle Times (blog)The website FootyHeadlines.com clearly has connections as it has been posting mockups of to-be-released soccer jerseys from MLS and other teams en…

World famous rapper Macklemore joins the fight to save UberX in Seattle – GeekWire

GeekWireSeattle is on the verge of capping the number of total UberX, Lyft and Sidecar drivers in the city to 300 and one Grammy Award-winning musician from the Emerald City…

Samsung in show’s spotlight, rolls out its new Galaxy S5 – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSamsung sought to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger…

Seattle Seahawks considering releasing Red Bryant – NFL.com

NFL.comThe two cuts would free up room for Seattle to re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett and receiver Golden Tate, the team’s free-agent priorities. It also helps set up several of…

Raymond Felton arrested – ESPN

ESPNThe Knicks’ starting point guard was being questioned by New York City police early Tuesday morning, hours after the Knicks’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the spokesman said. Felton turned…

Dirk Nowitzki’s buzzer-beater renders Carmelo Anthony’s 44 moot – ESPN

ESPNBut when the 19-foot jumper bounced up and then fell in as time expired, the Dallas Mavericks had a 110-108 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night. The…

Seattle growing faster than suburbs, first time in 100 years – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)Census data show that for the first time since 1910, Seattle is growing faster than its King County suburbs. Nobody could have guessed, back in 1910, that…

Take a scenic drive on Oahu’s ‘country’ side – The Seattle Times

Take a scenic drive on Oahu’s ‘country’ sideThe Seattle TimesSpam sushi, snorkel heaven, a Buddhist temple replica and more await you on this road less traveled. By Kristin Jackson. Seattle…