Looks like there’s more to those rain-soaked, coffee-swilling, hemp-loving, Birkenstock-wearing, left-of-center-leaning, alt-music scenesters in Seattle than, well, all that stuff we just listed. Turns out Seattle’s tech scene is pretty hardcore, too.

Yeah, yeah, we knew that, right? Still, investors have offered their own sort of benediction by making two Seattle companies the most valuable on the planet.

Amazon popped into the top slot on Monday for the first time, passing local hero Microsoft. Amazon

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