Articles about Seattle
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.