Seattle Ranked Third For IT Startup Salary Hotspots

Seattle Tech and Online Marketing Roundup for Thursday February 3, 2011

PayScale Releases IT Startup Salary Hotspots Report The Hosting News

Seattle-based PayScale not surprisingly lists San Francisco, Austin and Seattle at the top of its IT Startup Salary Hotspot Report, based on a combination of employment and median pay ratios. The Bay Area remains a magnet for IT startups with over twice the national average of employees and better compensation too – with a similar scenario in Seattle.

Amazon rumored to launch online movie streaming service this month ZDNet

If Amazon hopes to be a real contender to Netflix’ movie subscription service, it first has to get past some steep hurdles. The online retailer has yet to gain rights to content from major studios, so a rumored debut this month seems ambitious even for such a big player in movie sales and rentals.

Startup Launches “Yelp for Software” Mashable

Sleepless in Seattle takes on new meaning for a startup hoping to carve its niche as a “Yelp for SaaS”. Justin Wilcox and pals track the progress of their beta project OnCompare, set for launch but far from finished, in a blog that’s testament to the trials of bringing a dream to fruition.

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