Deloitte Fast 500: CEOs of Seattle’s fastest growing companies share their secrets of success

Innovation is more critical now than ever. It is not simply a matter of the latest technology or trend but rather about solving human problems, of which there’s no shortage these days. From income inequality to COVID-19 to social injustice, this is indeed a time of disruption, the perfect theater for innovative ideas and solutions to take center stage. 

Our region has a long history of innovation. The first backpack, online bookstore, kidney dialysis machines, vinyl records, and only one of two states to pass board diversity legislation: these are just a few innovations that the Pacific Northwest region has pioneered over many years. 

It is perhaps due to this rich tradition of combined technological innovation and social progress that makes the future of the Pacific Northwest even more promising. Emerging growth companies, a bright spot in our economy, are popping up by the dozens and remain a driving force

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One million new galaxies found in fastest radio survey of the sky yet


The most rapid radio survey of the southern sky has been completed by the Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope.


The most detailed and most rapid survey of the southern sky has helped map about a million previously undiscovered galaxies. Using the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder radio telescope, scientists from the CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have cut the time to complete such an intense survey of space from years to less than two weeks.

In a study, published in the journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia on Monday, the first results from the CSIRO’s Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey are reported. The agency describes the survey as like a “Google Map” of the universe, providing the most detailed atlas of the southern sky yet. 

The key to the new atlas is ASKAP, which

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Fastest Emerging-Market Rotation in a Decade Seen Far From Over

(Bloomberg) — Emerging-market investors are switching to value stocks and away from growth ones at the fastest pace in more than a decade, and some say the trend may last up to another 12 months.

The rotation trade triggered by progress toward a coronavirus vaccine and the U.S. election will favor equities in countries such as Mexico and Indonesia over places like China and Taiwan, according to AMP Capital Investors. Eastspring Investments is betting on South Africa where shares have lagged behind their peers this year, while UBS Wealth Management says the switch toward value may last for up to a year.

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Growth Versus Value

One way of classifying developing nations into value or growth is by looking at how their performance has been correlated with the ratio between MSCI Inc.’s growth and value indexes. The two highest positive readings in a Bloomberg analysis of 18 markets are

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Fastest Ways To Level Up Weapons


  • “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War” has some features not different from other games in the “CoD” series 
  • One of these is the length of time it would take for players to level up weapons
  • Check out some tips and tricks on how to level up weapons fast in “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

“Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War” surpised a lot of “CoD” veteran players with the length of time it takes to level up weapons, as well as unlocking new camos and attachments. While it may seem to be a little more challenging to level up weapons, the tips and tricks in this guide could come in handy.  

Play The Right Game Modes

In “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War,” players could level up their weapons by getting kills. It means players have to play in the right game modes

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iPhone 12 Pro Beats Every Android Smartphone To Become The Fastest Smartphone Ever

A new video uploaded to YouTube shows the iPhone 12 Pro and its capabilities via a real-world speed test. PhoneBuff uploaded the speed test comparison video where they compared the iPhone 12 Pro to the US Galaxy Note 20 Ultra to see how fast it can load apps. The U.S. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865+ chipset and is the fastest Android smartphone of 2020. 

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iPhone 12 Pro Is The Fastest Smartphone Ever

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According to PhoneBuff, it’s been two years since the iPhone has been the fastest smartphone in this specific test. 

“PhoneBuff notes that it’s been 20 months since an iPhone was the fastest smartphone in his tests. And the A14 Bionic chip that is Apple’s first built on the 5nm process brings the performance gains to put the iPhone 12 Pro (same chip on all four models) ahead

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realme becomes fastest smartphone brand to reach 50 million product sales, according to Counterpoint Research

According to Counterpoint, realme’s growth rate in shipments volume represents “the strongest growth momentum among major global OEMs”. realme accelerated to 50M sales because it enjoyed great success with youths and young people all over the world, with this segment of users making up most of its customer base. realme has gained a niche following amongst youths globally, given how diverse this user group is across countries and cultures. “realme grew to become one of the top 5, or even top 3, brands in its key markets, including India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Philippines and some other Southeast Asian countries”, says Research Analyst Abhilash Kumar at Counterpoint.

realme, whose slogan is ‘Dare to Leap’, adopts a strategy of selling leapfrog performance and trendy design-driven quality products that resonate with its young crowd at an affordable and attractive price points. “With its efforts to bring the affordable yet premium-like products

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Scientists clock the fastest interval of time in ‘zeptoseconds’

Blink and you’ll definitely miss it.

Scientists have measured the shortest interval of time ever recorded, clocking how long it takes a particle of light to cross a single molecule of hydrogen.

The ultra-quick journey took 247 zeptoseconds, according to a team of German researchers, with a zeptosecond representing a trillionth of a billionth of a second. This is equivalent to the number 1 written behind a decimal point and 20 zeroes.

The findings are the culmination of global efforts to measure shorter and shorter time spans in physics, and they offer scientists a way to precisely measure atomic changes through what’s known as the photoelectric effect.

Albert Einstein proposed a theory of the photoelectric effect in 1905, describing the phenomenon in which electrons can be ejected from atoms after they are hit by light. In 1999, an Egyptian chemist, Ahmed Zewail, used ultrashort laser pulses to observe how molecules

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