Yahoo's plan to put a large engineering outpost in Bellevue -- down the road from Google's Kirkland branch and Microsoft's Redmond campus -- means that all three giants of Internet search and Web services will have large offices in the region.I am quoted in the article with some thoughts on the impact to technology firms in Seattle and computer science at the University of Washington.
Added to other existing players -- such as Amazon.com, RealNetworks, InfoSpace and Adobe's Fremont branch -- they promise to turn the region into more of a center for Web-based technology.
Monday, October 22, 2007
The Web titans arrive in Seattle
Todd Bishop at the Seattle PI writes about the branch offices Yahoo and Google have opened in Seattle. Some excerpts:
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