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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.


Google’s Allo chat is clever — but how smart is it really?

This photo combo of images provided by Google demonstrates the use of the company’s new Allo app.

The new app steps in as a smart assistant to help users with recommendations and possible text to keep conversations going.

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