- GeekWireWould you buy Amazon-branded milk? Online retailer reportedly expanding into private-label food
Amazon is following in the footsteps of many traditional retailers by putting out its own line of food and household products, according to a new report.
- GeekWireAmazon launches free same-day delivery for Prime members in 500 U.S. cities, including Seattle
Amazon is launching free same-day delivery today for more than 1 million items across a major swath of the U.S., covering 500 cities and towns.
- GeekWireBill Gates’ greatest fear for humanity is absolutely terrifying — and likely to happen
Holy moly. When one of the world's smartest men puts the likelihood of a major catastrophe happening at "well over 50 percent" in his lifetime?
- GeekWireUber for bodyguards: Bannerman offers on-demand bouncers, launches in Seattle
A few taps on our smartphones today will order us transportation, food, and now, security guards.
- GeekWireBill Gates vs. Steve Jobs: Steve Wozniak talks about Nat Geo’s new show ‘American Genius’
The road to genius superstardom is hardly paved with daisies and chocolate.
- GeekWireThe highest-rated show on Netflix isn’t ‘House of Cards’ anymore
A lot of people were watching this fight very closely.
- GeekWireQ&A: Amazon Prime boss Greg Greeley says skip the trip to the store, use same-day delivery instead
Amazon has achieved another milestone in its long history of breaking new ground in the retail world.
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Fossils of previously unknown beaver species found in Oregon
A fossilized skull and teeth from a newly described species of beaver that lived 28 million years ago have been unearthed in eastern Oregon.
Authorities eye reopening of goo-struck California beaches
Authorities are deciding whether to reopen 7 miles of Southern California beaches that were fouled by globs of mysterious, oily tar.
Google offers unlimited free storage of photos, videos
Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free.
Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable.
Apple buys a maker of futuristic augmented-reality software
Apple has bought a company that makes augmented-reality software, which adds information or images to real-world scenes when viewed through a special headset or even a smartphone camera.
GoPro gets real ... virtually real
Shares of GoPro jumped to a five-month high Thursday after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business.
After security scandal, a tech firm says it's changing focus
A Silicon Valley startup says it's shutting down operations and shifting to a new business model after it was blamed earlier this year for turning unwitting computer users into targets for annoying web ads -- and hackers.
HBO Now will be available through Android too this summer
HBO Now, the premium channel's new online service for people who don't pay for cable, will be available through Android devices this summer.
Avago looks to grow with $37B deal for chipmaker Broadcom
Avago Technologies is buying rival chipmaker Broadcom in a cash and stock deal worth about $37 billion, vastly expanding its lineup of products for the rapidly growing wireless device market at a time when sales growth has otherwise been tough to come by for smaller chipmakers.
When popping the question to @POTUS, anything goes
Give people a chance to pop a question to POTUS, and they'll take the invitation and run with it.
Uber, Lyft push back against proposed NYC regulations
Representatives of Uber and Lyft warned Thursday that a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services will stall innovation and threaten competition.
Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.
Express and Broadcom are big market movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Science magazine retracts study on voters' gay-rights views
Science magazine on Thursday formally retracted a highly publicized article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage.
Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls asleep, gets caught
After leading wildlife officials on a daylong chase through a Wyoming city, an exhausted young black bear fell asleep under a tree.