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An interview with Gabe Schubiner of Decibel Festival

Last weekend saw the 12th annual Decibel Festival, a Seattle-based electronic music festival aiming to expose attendees to leading-edge multimedia art from around the globe. We had a chance to catch up with Gabe Schubiner, one of the all-volunteer staff that works behind the scenes to make DB Fest a reality, about how he came to work […]

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Orion Named 2015 “Fierce 15” Winner by FierceWireless

Orion is proud to announce that we were recently named to the FierceWireless “Fierce 15” list for 2015. The “Fierce 15” highlights and honors some of the most innovative and promising privately held wireless companies, as selected by FierceWireless editors. Editors Sue Marek, Mike Dano and Phil Goldstein declared Orion to be among the top […]

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The Trouble with Text

Today’s communication scene is dominated by typing words on a device (text messaging, tweeting, emailing or communicating using a number of emerging text-driven apps). Whether you’re grabbing a cup of coffee or walking around your office, chances are, there’s someone in your vicinity whose head is buried in his or her phone, tapping away to friends. […]

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Orion in Action at Twitter for Good

Twice a year, Twitter employees come together to participate in an event called #FridayforGood, lending a hand to nonprofits and community organizations. This spring, 1,500 eager Twitter employees joined forces to volunteer for over 70 different programs across the globe. Orion was thrilled to be invited to provide communication solutions for the day. I went to assist alongside […]

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What’s in a Symbol? Behind the New Orion Logo

When Orion decided to rebrand earlier this year, we knew we had a lot of projects ahead of us. The foremost was creating a new logo to lead the expression of our company identity. We wanted to be thoughtful in our approach. As a rapidly growing company, we needed a logo that could grow with […]

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Running with Onyx

Since Onyx was released last year, we’ve seen several different ways people are putting theirs to use. We’ve shared stories about skiing and cycling with you, but we’ve also seen tweets from people using their Onyx while running. So, we decided to check in with some of those runners. When friends Riley and Whitney started […]

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Unveiling Orion: Behind the Scenes with Amani Loutfy

Amani Loutfy’s road to her position as Orion’s Operations Manager is an interesting one. From running an art collective, to working in local government and helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina get temporary shelters, she’s accumulated a wealth of great experiences helping businesses and charities deal with transitions. We recently sat down with her for […]

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Sweat, Mud and Snow: Cyclist Matt Roy Puts Onyx to Work

Matt Roy and his wife Mo Bruno Roy are competitive cyclists. He specializes in long distance events, known as ultracycling. She participates in cyclocross. Although the two disciplines are very different, there are several areas where they overlap. Chiefly, both require a team of people behind the scenes working together to make sure that Matt and […]

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