Facebook to open Seattle office
Facebook is opening a new engineering office in Seattle, a move that the social networking powerhouse said would allow it to tap the region’s “deep pool of technical talent.” It marks the first engineering office for Facebook in the U.S. outside of the company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.
Seattle City Council approves First Hill streetcar line
A First Hill Streetcar route on Broadway was unanimously approved Monday by the Seattle City Council. The $130 million line is to open in 2013, connecting the International District/Chinatown light-rail station to the train station on Capitol Hill scheduled to open in 2016.
Washington small businesses can grow through export sales in 2010
Small businesses account for 30 percent of all U.S. exports – a staggering $500 billion per year. The fastest growing segment of U.S. exporting companies are firms with 20 or fewer employees, demonstrating that size is no longer a requirement for success in global markets.
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