Look out, Bay Area: Seattle rises to 2nd best tech city in the U.S., passing Washington D.C. – GeekWire

Seattle is now one of the top two tech markets in the nation, according to a new report from real estate services company CBRE, behind only San Francisco, thanks to booming homegrown companies and a vast roster of out-of-town companies setting up shop here to recruit the city’s highly educated talent base.CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent […]

Mesh networking comes to Bluetooth, which could set off a new wave of smart buildings

One of the most widely used technologies in mobile computing is getting an important upgrade that could accelerate the development of the smart home and industrial internet. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, the Kirkland, Wash.-based group that enforces compatibility among the billions of devices that use the short-range Bluetooth wireless technology, plans to announce Tuesday […]

U.S. government crackdown threatens Kaspersky

Growing Business with ARCHICAD and AWS

From Graphisoft and Lanely LA …When the firm has a big project, they swarm them with the help of Teamwork, hosted via Amazon web services, which allows multiple members of the team to sign in and move from design to construction documents quickly. There’s also the benefit of having everything stored in the cloud. “My […]

Outsourcing IT

How often have you given your IT staff training and certifications, only to see them take their new qualifications to a different company? When it happens, it causes a gap in your IT support and unexpected personnel costs. You now have to recruit, hire and train a replacement. You can take control of your budget, […]

NWSCUG Meeting for January 20th, 2017

Next meeting is Friday, January 20th at 10 am at the Microsoft Bellevue location! Paul Thomsen and Wally Mead will be presenting.