Trending Tech: Apple Wins Ruling in High-Profile Patent Case, Samsung Unveils Windows 8 Devices, & IBM Launches New Mainframe Computer

The high-profile patent case involving Apple and Samsung drew to a close after three days of jury deliberation with Apple winning the ruling. Apple was awarded $1billion in damages and is now seeking a ban on select Samsung smartphones. On a more positive note, Samsung unveiled a string of Windows 8 devices including PCs, a […]

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Seattle Ranks Number One for Gen Y on the Job

Today’s young professionals are often the recipients of many stereotypes – skinny jeans-wearing, always on the go and Facebook-obsessed – but a recent report from PayScale suggests Gen Y is having a major impact on today’s workplaces. And, guess what? Seattle’s Gen Y’s top choice! According to PayScale’s lead economist, Katie Bardaro, “Seattle is a […]

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Two Minutes with…Megan Torres

“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rock star team. Enjoy! The Health & Social Impact team is very excited to welcome Megan Torres, Weber Shandwick Seattle’s newest vice president! Megan will be leading the charge for our work with Microsoft Public Sector and […]

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Trending Tech: Apple becomes the most valuable company; Dell, HP report weak earnings and Microsoft rebrands logo

Apple dominated this week’s headlines by becoming the most valuable company of all time when its stock price hit a record high.  Investors now value the company at $623.5 billion. Meanwhile, Dell and HP reported a steep decline in profits and sales owing to diminished PC demand. Amazon Web Services launched a low-cost and reliable […]

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Reinvent the Toilet Fair: Why Scientists Are Competing for the World’s Poop

Contraception, sanitation and toilets. Three things I never imagined would occupy my time as an intern at Weber Shandwick. But when your manager says, “Have fun at the toilet fair!”, you’d better be prepared to mask your grin. And that is exactly where I found myself last week. This year’s Reinvent the Toilet Fair – […]

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Tech Fans Rejoice as gdgt live Returns to Seattle

Last week, the gdgt live tour returned to the Showbox Sodo, bringing with it a conglomeration of more than 20 technology companies – both big and small – and Seattle’s most passionate tech enthusiasts. From booth to booth, new innovations captured the attention of hundreds of techies (and some press, including GeekWire who captured some […]

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1st Take with Chris Vary: Integrating Paid Strategy

Most savvy marketers have heard the phrase “content is king.” It’s a concept that emphasizes the importance of compelling content when approaching an online marketing strategy. Yet, great content can only take you so far. And this is due to the seemingly endless amount of noise your content is competing with from the get-go. This […]

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Trending Tech: Facebook’s post-IPO troubles, Google’s acquisition and Samsung’s new tablet PC

Google is this week’s top newsmaker with its acquisition of Frommer’s travel guides and efforts to beef up its search patent library. The search engine giant also reported plans to re-org Motorola Mobility staff as part of its turnaround effort. In other news, the judge in the Apple-Samsung patent trial urged the companys’ CEOs to […]

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Beyond the Bagels: Washington’s Best Workplaces 2012

As I sank my teeth into my free bagel this morning, I thought to myself,“It’s a Friday and I actually want to be here.” It’s clear my employers are doing something right. So I pulled out my notebook and started making a list of what I think makes Weber Shandwick Seattle great. Here they are. […]

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