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Team Z is back for 'iZombie' Season 3.

What's better than brains? FRIENDSHIP , probably. Liv and her human colleagues are back for a new season of iZombie, where there's blood, bonding, and yes , brains. SEE ALSO: New 'Fargo' trailer gives us double the Ewan McGregor Season 2 ended with the discovery of a whole team of zombies in Seattle, and Season 3 looks ...

- Mashable! - US

That image of 'Overwatch' League cities going around isn't news.

A tweet published today implied that 16 cities from around the world were pegged to compete in Blizzard's Overwatch League, but the list was quickly revealed to be hypothetical. Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Dallas, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Miami, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Shanghai, Toronto, Seoul ...

- Mashable! - US

Microsoft Attempts To Woo Chinese Government With Customised Windows 10.

No backdoors here. Redmond teams up with Chinese firm to customise Windows 10 for Chinese governmental use

- TechWeekEurope - UK

The Fight for 15 just scored its first victory of the year.

Baltimore's city council passed a $15 minimum wage.Darlene Handy of Baltimore at a rally in 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jose Luis MaganaFFifteen dollars is nearly double the federal minimum wage, the lowest amount an American employer can pay his employees each hour. But as that wage floor has stagnated amid years of ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Silver Wheaton board recommends name change as it rakes in record precious metals revenues.

The pioneer of the metals streaming mine financing model Silver Wheaton has proposed a name change to Wheaton Precious Metals, to better reflect the fact that an increasing proportion of its revenue is derived from gold. The Vancouver-based company on Tuesday said that, since 2013, it had seen a marked increase in gold ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Amazon Alexa beer runs. Yes, that's a thing.

Beer delivery via Amazon's assistant is now available in Seattle, Columbus and Cincinnati        

- USA TODAY - US

Microsoft delivers secure China-only cut of Windows 10.

There's Reds under the Windows! And that's the way China's government wants it Microsoft's supremo for China has told state-owned China Daily that Redmond's ready roll out version of Windows 10 with extra security features demanded by China's government.…

- TheRegister - UK

Ancient quakes may point to sinking risk for part of California coast.

SEATTLE - The Big One may be overdue to hit California but scientists near Los Angeles have found a new risk for the area during a major earthquake: abrupt sinking of land, potentially below sea level.

- Reuters - US

Silver Wheaton board recommends name change as it rakes in record precious-metals revenues.

The pioneer of the metals streaming mine financing model Silver Wheaton has proposed a name change to Wheaton Precious Metals, to better reflect the fact that an increasing portion of its revenue is derived from gold. The Vancouver-based company said Tuesday that since 2013, it has seen a marked increase in gold production, ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Microsoft cloud mega-outage: Skype, Outlook, OneDrive, Xbox down.

Redmond rains on everyone's parade Developing Microsoft cloud services looks to have hit a major issue with users reporting Outlook, OneDrive, Skype, and the Xbox network taking a dive.…

- TheRegister - UK

You can now use Amazon's voice assistant to get free 2-hour deliveries .

APAlexa can now make a beer run. Amazon on Tuesday announced that its Alexa voice assistant can now make orders through Prime Now, the e-commerce giant's two-hour delivery service. In addition, Amazon says people in Seattle, Washington, Columbus, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio will be able to use Alexa and Prime Now to get ...

- Business Insider - US

Christy Clark's house of cards could fall as housing prices, foreign ownership rise in Vancouver, Victoria

And after six months when a foreign-ownership tax fails, it will only cause racially charged conversations to go beyond where they are now.'

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Documentary maker fights Vancouver Aquarium's court-ordered edits

A Vancouver documentary maker is challenging a court-ordered temporary trim of a film that criticizes the Vancouver Aquarium's program of cetacean captivity.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

These Cities Are Pulling Billions From the Banks That Support the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jimmy TobiasFrom Seattle to San Francisco, Albuquerque to Raleigh, cities arejoining the fightto defund the controversial pipeline.

- The Nation - US

Delta adding flights from Seattle to Chicago

Delta Air Lines Inc. will add three daily flights from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport starting June 19. Atlanta-based Delta is the largest global carrier at Sea-Tac and has more than tripled flights and destinations at Sea-Tac since 2012, offering 163 daily flights to more ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill

Baltimore's City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. With the 11-3 vote, council members brushed aside the fiscal warnings by Mayor Catherine Pugh's finance department and joined more affluent cities such as Seattle, San Francisco and Washington,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Delta Air Lines to launch Seattle-Chicago O'Hare service in June

Delta Air Lines is adding three daily flights to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport from Seattle and will now serve all of the top 10 Seattle destinations as the airline continues its fifth

- eTurboNews - US

Sporting briefs

Sounders: Reigning MLS champions Seattle Sounders got their first win of the season with a comfortable 3-1 success over New York Red Bulls. Goals from Clint Dempsey, Jordan Morris and Harry Shipp earned the three points for Sounders and ensured the Red Bulls' unbeaten run in the regular season ends at 18 games, one shy of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Netmarble to raise $2.4 billion in IPO for it mobile gaming business

Netmarble Games has filed papers to raise $2.4 billion in an initial public offering . The Seoul-based company is South Korea's largest maker of mobile games, with hits such as Marvel: Future Fight, and it recently acquired the Vancouver division of Kabam, maker of Marvel: Contest of Champions, as part of its drive ...

- VentureBeat - US

Tom Brady's Stolen Jersey Found With 'Member Of The International Media'

With the same person in Mexico, authorities also recovered another of the New England Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl jerseys, from his team's victory over the Seattle Seahawks in 2015.

- NPR - US

Glimpse into Amazon's futuristic living spheres

Amazon is showing off its bizarre plant-filled balls on Instagram. The company calls them "The Spheres" and they've been in construction around its Seattle headquarters for the past few years. The Spheres, as seen from 7th Ave, are situated as the centerpiece of Amazon's urban campus. Redevelopment of the Regrade ...

- Mashable! - US

Microsoft Monday: Windows Vista Support Ends Soon, Creators Update Early Access, Xbox Transcriptions

"Microsoft Monday" is a weekly column that focuses on updates in regards to the Redmond giant. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about Windows Vista support ending soon, early access for Windows 10 Creators Update, Teams receiving positive reviews, Reid Hoffman joins the board and more!

- Forbes.com - US

Dominion Diamond, Stornoway held merger talks - sources | Reuters

By Nicole Mordant and John Tilak | VANCOUVER/TORONTO VANCOUVER/TORONTO Dominion Diamond Corp and fellow Canadian diamond miner Stornoway Diamond Corp have held talks about a potential merger in recent months, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.World No. 3 diamond miner Dominion, target of a $1.1 billion bid ...

- Firstpost - IN

Lower Mainland commercial real estate sales jump 47 per cent

Figures released by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver show sales involving commercial real estate reached nearly $13-billion last year compared with $8.8-billion in 2015

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Starbucks is testing a new technology to solve its crisis of long lines and delays

Starbucks MelodyStarbucks is hoping that text messages can help alleviate the chaos and long lines in its stores caused by surges in mobile orders. The coffee chain has started sending text message notifications to customers in the Seattle area when their mobile orders are ready. The chain is likely hoping that the messages ...

- Business Insider - US

Starbucks is hoping text messages can fix its biggest problem

Starbucks MelodyStarbucks is hoping that text messages can help alleviate the chaos and long lines in its stores caused by surges in mobile orders. The coffee chain has started sending text message notifications to customers in the Seattle area when their mobile orders are ready. The chain is likely hoping that the messages ...

- Business Insider - US

These 13 online classes will help you learn something new this year — and they're all $15

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Flickr / Luke RedmondWith 2017 still so young, there's no better time to set goals for yourself. Even if you've already let one New Year's Resolution slip away, ...

- Business Insider - US

These Cities Are Pulling Billions From the Banks that Support the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jimmy TobiasFrom Seattle to San Francisco, Albuquerque to Raleigh, cities arejoining the fightto defund the controversial pipeline.

- The Nation - US

Growing output, rising precious metal prices to benefit Maverix

Maverix Metals, a relatively newly TSX-V-listed royalty vehicle created last July, when Canadian miner Pan American Silver spun out its royalty portfolio, populating it with some of its management, is positioned to grow output and leverage rising precious metals prices over the coming years. The Vancouver-based royalties ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Office equipment from defunct Vancouver e-commerce darling Shoeme to be auctioned off

The contents of the defunct Shoes.com head office will be auctioned off this week in what's being called the "largest office auction in years."

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

PlayFab taps IBM's Watson AI to understand why gamers keep playing

IBM and PlayFab are teaming up to deliver better insights about gamers based on analysis from IBM's Watson artificial intelligence platform. Seattle-based PlayFab provides backend services for connected games on mobile devices and PCs. It provides things game developers need to run their games , like player data storage, ...

- VentureBeat - US

Tor upgrades to make anonymous publishing safer

Tor's improvements can help users stay private and anonymous online. Anonymous online via shutterstock.comIn the coming months, the Seattle-based nonprofit The Tor Project will be making some changes to improve how the Tor network protects users' privacy and security. The free network lets users browse the internet ...

- The Conversation - UK

Vancouver entrepreneur suggests software solution to ticket scalping

Technology would regulate sales through authentication, but there is concern that benefits may not trickle down to small venues

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Vancouver Trump Tower developer sued by construction company

Vancouver's Trump Tower has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly not paying one of its contractors.

- Global News - CA

Court Upholds Seattle Ordinance Rules Allowing Uber Union Vote

A Washington state judge upheld a Seattle ordinance allowing app-based ride-hailing drivers to vote to unionize, dealing a blow to Uber Technologies Inc.'s hopes of stalling the legislation.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Happy Norooz To All Persian Entrepreneurs

Happy Norooz to all of my fellow Persian entrepreneurs around the globe; from Tehran, Paris and Barcelona to New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver and every location between.

- Forbes.com - US

Kong's 'Skull Island' reviewed on Google Maps as part of a promotional stunt

Google MapsAs part of a marketing stunt for the newly-released movie "Kong: Skull Island," people can now find the fictional land on Google Maps. The island located in the South Pacific, but it's impossible to come across randomly. People have to search "skull island" for it to appear. The location, labeled as an ...

- Business Insider - US

Estranged daughter sues 'Deadliest Catch' star Sig Hansen, alleging she was molested as a child

The estranged daughter of Alaskan crab boat captain and cable TV personality Sig Hansen alleges that her father sexually abused her as a toddler, according to interviews and court records published by the Seattle Times.

- FOX News - US

Court Upholds Seattle Ordinance Allowing Uber Union Vote

A Washington state judge upheld a Seattle ordinance allowing app-based ride-hailing drivers to vote to unionize, dealing a blow to Uber Technologies Inc.'s hopes of stalling the legislation.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Thimble, wheelbarrow, boot kicked out of Monopoly board game

SEATTLE - If you have ever wanted to rampage through a game of Monopoly like a dinosaur, you're in luck.

- Reuters - US

Sleepless in Seattle, and other places: Trump-induced insomnia stalks blue-state America

Susan Rogers, a poet and attorney in California, is hurtling through space with no direction' on a plane that, she discovers with horror, has no pilot. Alicia Bowman, a journalist from East Penn, Pa., is racing frantically through a train that is heading the wrong way, flinging off her belongings so she can run faster, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Maverix poised to profit on growing output, rising precious metal prices

Maverix Metals, a relatively newly TSX-V-listed royalty vehicle created last July, when Canadian miner Pan American Silver spun out its royalty portfolio and populated it with some of its management, is positioned to grow output and leverage rising precious metals prices over the coming years. The Vancouver-based royalties ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Woman who fought off bathroom attacker has strong message for anti-trans group trying to use her story

Last week, Kelly Herron was on a long run when she stopped to use the bathroom in a Seattle park and was attacked by a man hiding in a stall. She fought him off, screaming "Not today, motherfucker!", and shared her story on social media with a very specific goal. "After my assault, I came out with my story about fighting ...

- Mashable! - US

The Latest: Seattle judge puts off ruling on travel ban

The Latest on lawsuits challenging the Trump administration's revised travel ban : 4:40 p.m.

- FOX News - US

Nothing says 'Will you marry me?' like a bouquet of Doritos at a hockey game

Fire up your tear ducts, friends. This is perhaps the most romantic proposal video we have ever seen. Why? Because of chips. A woman proposed to her boyfriend at a Vancouver Canucks hockey game on Thursday while he was participating in the very fun Jumbotron activity "Puck Shuffle." This is when you follow a hockey puck on ...

- Mashable! - US

Puel plays England prank on Saints duo

LONDON, March 17 — Southampton manager Claude Puel played a prank on James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond before informing his stars of their England call-up. Saints midfielder Ward-Prowse and winger Redmond were surprise selections by...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Flight check: Auckland to Tokyo with Air New Zealand

The plane: A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The black one, in fact. The first of every fleet is painted black and I was there in Seattle when this puppy rolled out of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Raiders are reportedly 'strongly considering' Marshawn Lynch as their new running back

Jamie Squire/Getty Legendary Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may have retired from football before the start of last season, but don't expect that to stop his hometown Oakland Raiders from going after him this offseason. A new report from ESPN's Adam Schefter and Josina Anderson on Friday said that the Raiders ...

- Business Insider - US

Pub Irritates 'Entire Country' With 'Sacrilegious' Beer Pour

There are plenty of online resources for those looking to pour a perfect pint of Guinness this St. Patrick's Day, but it doesn't appear anyone behind the bar at Vancouver's Railtown Cafe did their due diligence. Per the CBC , the Canadian pub decided to advertise its celebrations for the Irish-themed...

- Newser - US

Wealth Minerals files technical report that will guide Atacama lithium exploration

Vancouver-based lithium exploration junior Wealth Minerals has filed a Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report with securities regulators that will guide a two-pronged exploration campaign at the company's Atacama lithium project, in Chile. To test the exploration potential for subsurface ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

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