- GeekWireBeyond video games: How virtual reality is transforming real estate
Buying a condo or leasing a new office space can be a giant and costly decision - and it’s all the more difficult when the building doesn’t yet exist.
- GeekWireJeff Bezos’ Blue Origin dealt setback in patent dispute with SpaceX over rocket landings
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has won a key preliminary ruling in its dispute with Blue Origin over a patent received by the Jeff Bezos-backed commercial space venture covering the landing of rockets at sea.
- GeekWireWhy big data matters to Boeing, and what it means for your next flight
The name Boeing typically conjures images of airplanes, defense systems and space capsules.
- GeekWireMark Cuban: This tech bubble is worse than the tech bubble of 2000
Dot-com era startup founder and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn’t being polite about the state of tech industry investment.
- GeekWireMicrosoft engineer working on HoloLens augmented reality project killed in car crash
Mike Ey, a 30-year-old software engineer working on Microsoft’s HoloLens project, was killed on Saturday after another driver rear-ended him going 100 miles an hour.
- GeekWireEverything is awesome — especially this Lego photography exhibit
The geekiest art opening of the year is coming to the Bryan Ohno Gallery in Seattle’s International District Thursday night.
- GeekWireFast-growing startup Porch plans to move from its home in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood
Porch, the Seattle home improvement data startup, is looking for a new home capable of accommodating its booming staff - planning to vacate its headquarters in the South Lake Union neighborhood later this year, GeekWire has learned.
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Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids
In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set.
Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security
The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release -- and for possible security lapses -- after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.
Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails
Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker's spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state -- even though the Wisconsin governor did something similar when he was Milwaukee County executive.
Silicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry
A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon.
Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site
Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.
Google providing car insurance quotes in latest expansion
Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company's latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry.
Eastern Oregon dig uncovers ancient stone tool
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
Scientists outline research wish list for nuclear energy
Engineers and researchers from national laboratories and universities around the country said Thursday that the United States needs to develop a proving ground where the latest innovations in nuclear energy can be put to the test instead of losing designs to China and other countries.
Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords
Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting.
Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres gets ready for the spotlight
The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up.
New Hampshire bill requires cursive, multiplication tables
As schools adopt new education standards and rely more on computers in the classroom, a group of New Hampshire senators want to make sure the basics of learning cursive and multiplication tables don't get left behind.
Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?
If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money.
Mandarin Oriental says hotels in US, Europe hacked
High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked.
Review: The jumbled machinery of 'Chappie' never clicks
which includes possibly the most unlikely co-starring combo of all time: the South African rap duo Die Antwoord and Hugh Jackman -- fit together about as well as Johnnie Five, the "Short Circuit" bot, and a blender.
New baby orca, other discoveries made by tracking team
A new baby orca wasn't the only interesting discovery researchers made while tracking endangered killer whales.