Posts by Todd Matthews

Waze Carpool App Launches in Washington State

Waze Carpool

If you drive a car and live in the Puget Sound region, it’s likely you have downloaded the Waze app to find the fastest route along our region’s increasingly congested…

Smart Sonography

Smart Sonography - EchnoNous ultrasound

Redmond-based EchoNous threads AI technology into ultrasound medical devices Seventy-five years ago, an Austrian neurologist named Karl Dussik embarked on an experiment that used ultrasound — high-frequency and noninvasive sound…

Ask: Mint Tradition

Bellevue Rare Coins CEO Eric Hoolahan When 28-year-old Patrick Hoolahan opened a coin shop in West Seattle in 1979, he did so to sate an interest in numismatics that dated…

Housing, Jobs, and Amazon HQ2 Dominate Economic Forecast Conference

Economic Forecast Conference

Five takeaways from the 2018 Economic Forecast Conference. Hundreds of local business leaders convened at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle on Mar. 8 for the 46th Annual Economic Forecast…

Space Race

Eastside office space

For startups and established businesses alike, finding Eastside office space can be challenging.   If you think it’s difficult to buy a home on the Eastside, consider the area’s commercial…

Digital Magic 8-Ball

Element Data’s Decision Cloud

Element Data’s Decision Cloud aims to remove decision-making risks.   If it feels like virtual assistants know more about you than your closest friends, you might be on to something.…

Tesla Model 3 Arrives At Bellevue Square

Tesla Model 3

Maybe you’re familiar with Touch-A-Truck. Held throughout the United States, these events invite wide-eyed youngsters to climb inside fire engines, dump trucks, tractors, and semi-trucks to get an up-close look…

Study Examines Eastsiders’ Credit Card Debt

credit card debt

In January, Americans claimed an inauspicious achievement by amassing just over $1 trillion in outstanding credit card debt — the highest in United States history, according to data compiled by…

BDA Honors Lincoln Square South, Bellevue Downtown Park

BDA Honors

Business and civic leaders gathered at Meydenbauer Center on Feb. 1 for Bellevue Downtown Association’s 44th Annual Celebration. The event honored individuals and organizations who contributed to the city’s central…

Herbal Intrusion

marijuana enforcement

Eastside pot shop owners respond to fed’s new stance on marijuana enforcement.   For nearly a decade, the federal government and individual states have honored a quasi-handshake agreement when it…

Bezos, Buffett Partnership Aims To Find Healthcare Solutions

Bezos Buffet Partnership

The richest person in the world is partnering with the Oracle of Omaha to tackle the vexing issue of America’s costly healthcare system. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and…

Comcast Brings Faster Internet Service to Eastside

Faster Internet

Eastside residents needing faster internet connectivity to power their televisions, smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices have a new choice for service. Comcast announced this week the company is offering…

Raising the Bars

historic taverns

Economic downturns. Smoking bans. Upscale competition. Prohibition. Several Eastside bars and taverns have endured trying times but still managed to survive and thrive. We found out how.   Some of…

Microsoft, Smartsheet Named Top Software Companies

Top Software Companies

Two Eastside businesses are included in a list of the 100 Top Software Companies in the world. The list was compiled by G2 Crowd, a Chicago-based business solution review platform,…

Family Ties

Kari Magill, CEO of Rowley Properties

Kari Magill is leading her family’s Legacy business and has big plans for Issaquah   It took a while for Kari Magill’s professional interests to align with Rowley Properties, a…

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