Putting a new twist on the notion of fighting fire with fire, Boeing has patented a plan for packing howitzer shells with retardant chemicals and lobbing them into the path of a forest fire.
Read our coverage of the technology sector in Seattle, the Puget Sound area and Northwest. We follow startups and venture capital in fields such as cloud services, on-demand markets, supercomputing, enterprise software, gaming and virtual reality. Topics include Uber, Zillow, Redfin, Avvo, Vive, Oculus, Tableau, Zillow, Expedia, Cray, T-Mobile, Valve, Inrix, and of course Microsoft and Amazon.
For 30 years, IBM’s Almaden lab has been at the forefront of corporate research that led to technologies we use today. Now it’s deep into...
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Smartphone or inexpensive Bluetooth speakers may suffice in some cases, but there are gadgets that cost a bit more that can make listening much richer.