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The Fasinatng a Frustrating a Fascinating History of Autocorrect
Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups - the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You Autocorrect.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Redmond stabbing suspect: 'I'm going to kill someone'
Minutes before a 17-year-old girl was stabbed in the chest in Redmond Friday night, a 25-year-old man found shirtless at the scene texted his girlfriend.
Evergreen Family Theatre's 'Music Man Jr.' youth cast tuned up for July 25-26 performances
Redmond-based Evergreen Family Theatre's youth cast will star in 'The Music Man Jr.' by Meredith Wilson at 7 p.m. July 25 and 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. July 26 at Leota Jr. High Theatre, 19301 168th Ave. N.E., Woodinville.
Malaysia Airlines flight data recorders made in Redmond
The black boxes aboard Malaysia Airlines MH17, which was downed by a missile over Ukraine last week, were likely built in Redmond, Washington by Honeywell International , Inc. On Monday, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a media statement that his government has negotiated to receive the recorders from pro-separatist rebels who are ... (more)
The Code Project
Windows: Life Without Walls ~ the commercial that never aired ...
Windows: Life Without Walls [ ^ ] was, once upon a time, a marketing campaign of MicroShaft.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Suspect in custody for knife assault on Redmond Way
On Friday at 10:50 p.m., Redmond police responded to reports of a fight near a business at 15700 Redmond Way.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Accenture, Dell Among List of Microsoft Partners of the Year
One of the highlights of this week's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference was the doling out of the Redmond, Washington-based software giant's annual Partner of the Year Awards.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Biometric wearables lab Sensoria scores $5M from Italian investors
Redmond, Wash.-based Sensoria has signed a term sheet for a $5 million first investment round with Italy's Reply SpA .
Ballots are in the mail for Aug. 5 primary election
King County Elections mailed ballots July 16 for the Aug. 5 primary election. Voters' pamphlets are mailed separately and may have arrived on a different day than ballots.
Keep recycling and making an impact each day | Editor's Notebook
However, not everyone recycles. Or even disposes of trash in bins. I see cans, plastic bottles and garbage on the streets and near freeway onramps and offramps at least a few times a week and wonder why people can't toss the items in a trash can or recycling bin.
Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Jerry Cornfield
DelBene raised $457,939 in the months of April, May and June, and reported $1.1 million in cash on hand at the start of July, according to reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.
King County Municipal League rates Kirkland legislative candidates
The Municipal League of King County released its ratings for 70 2014 legislative candidates, including those running in the 45th and 48th Districts.
Cheech and Chong: More relevant than ever
Turns out Tommy Chong, the soft-spoken comedian and archetype of stoned slackers everywhere, was also a bold visionary for legal marijuana.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Microsoft to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios
As part of the company's restructuring efforts, the studio responsible for bringing original video programming to the Xbox platform is going to close.
Aerojet Rocketdyne green spacecraft propulsion system passes test
Hydrazine is an effective fuel, but exposure to hydrazine is extremely toxic to people, and in some forms hydrazine is dangerously unstable.
Citrus County Chronicle
Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year
Sort of. Obviously I don't go golfing, stand under trees or stay in the water, but that's about it.
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Officers investigate attempted purse-snatching | Police blotter for July 15
Burglary: Redmond police investigated a reported residential burglary at 10:26 p.m. in the 6300 block of 189th Place Northeast.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Officers respond to reported credit-card and computer fraud | Police blotter for July 12-13
Theft: Redmond police responded to a reported theft from a building at 10:10 p.m. in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street.
Obama administration says the world's servers are ours
Global governments, the tech sector, and scholars are closely following a legal flap in which the US Justice Department claims that Microsoft must hand over e-mail stored in Dublin, Ireland.