Articles about Seattle

Flight evacuated after a passenger's Samsung smartphone catches fire

25 Aug 2021

Flight evacuated after a passenger's Samsung smartphone catches fire

An Alaska Airlines plane, flying from New Orleans to Seattle, was reportedly evacuated on an emergency basis after a Samsung Galaxy A21 caught fire inside the flight's cabin.

Air pollution linked with higher risk of dementia: Study

05 Aug 2021

Air pollution linked with higher risk of dementia: Study

Even a small increase in the levels of fine particle pollution (PM2.5) is associated with a greater risk of dementia for people living in those areas, shows a study conducted in the US.

Bill Gates waiting in queue for burger shows his humility

18 Jan 2019

Bill Gates waiting in queue for burger shows his humility

Bill Gates may be the founder of Microsoft with a net worth of $95.6 billion or Rs. 6.8L crore and he may also run the largest charity in the history of the world, but his antics have often proved how down-to-earth he is.

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

16 Oct 2018

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

Paul Allen, the man who started Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, has passed away at the age of 65.

Amazon's new microwave can be controlled with your voice

21 Sep 2018

Amazon's new microwave can be controlled with your voice

On September 20, Amazon held an event in Seattle to showcase its latest line of smart products, including a microwave capable of taking voice commands.

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

27 Mar 2018

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

The Trump administration on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers" and also ordered the closure of Russian consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve-agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

Meet Giana, an 8-year-old Texan artist taking Instagram by storm

03 Mar 2018

Meet Giana, an 8-year-old Texan artist taking Instagram by storm

If one was to list all the cool+talented Instagram kids, Giana would make it to the top bracket.

Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat

24 Dec 2017

Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat

A Seattle court has partially blocked US President Donald Trump's bid to impose new restrictions on refugees.

How is this bot taking on Seattle's sex trade?

25 Nov 2017

How is this bot taking on Seattle's sex trade?

Seattle-based NGO Seattle Against Slavery (SAS) has created a chatbot to raise awareness amongst men about buying sex online.

Three-time Grammy Award winner Nelly arrested for rape

08 Oct 2017

Three-time Grammy Award winner Nelly arrested for rape

American Rapper Nelly has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in his tour bus after a concert near Seattle.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns over child sex-abuse allegations

13 Sep 2017

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns over child sex-abuse allegations

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned hours after the Seattle Times reported that Josef Dyer, his younger cousin, has accused him of abuse.

Amazon to build freight hub for its Prime Air fleet

02 Feb 2017

Amazon to build freight hub for its Prime Air fleet

E-commerce giant Amazon has plans of strengthening distribution muscle and creating more jobs in the US by building its first ever air freight hub.

Study finds Uber and Lyft guilty of racial discrimination

02 Nov 2016

Study finds Uber and Lyft guilty of racial discrimination

A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research revealed that ride-hailing start-ups Lyft and Uber have problems of racial discrimination.

Amazon posts third-quarter earnings; misses estimates

29 Oct 2016

Amazon posts third-quarter earnings; misses estimates

Amazon posted third-quarter 2016 earnings 52 cents a share on revenue of $32.71 billion.

Starbucks working to overcome the 'basic' image

12 Sep 2016

Starbucks working to overcome the 'basic' image

Starbucks has been working on fixing the brand's 'basic' image by spending huge money on innovation.

Amazon inaugurates first Prime Now aircraft

02 Sep 2016

Amazon inaugurates first Prime Now aircraft

On the morning of 1st September, 2016 in Seattle occurred an exclusive unveiling of Amazon.com Inc's premier Prime Air plane.