- GeekWireGeneration App: Millennials share the secrets of Spotify in the premiere of GeekWire’s new podcast
What makes Spotify so special? Snapchat's just for sexting, right? Why would I link an app to my bank account? If you're used to hearing these questions (or asking them) we've got a show for you. GeekWire's new podcast, Generation App, is a window into the world of millennials, through the apps and online services they love and share with their friends.
- GeekWireThis Seahawks star was obsessed with Pokemon as a kid and still plays today
We have more confirmation that Richard Sherman is a bonafide geek.
- GeekWireThe Obamas have terrible Wi-Fi and T-Mobile’s John Legere thinks he’s found the solution
Over the weekend, President Obama pledged to get "the whole tech thing" sorted out for the next first couple entering the White House.
- GeekWireAmazon to compete with Fedex, UPS and Alibaba with secret ‘Dragon Boat’ plan, report says
Despite Amazon's dismissal of the speculation that the company plans to compete directly with UPS and Fedex, Bloomberg says it has seen documents that show the Web retailer plans to do exactly that.
- GeekWireFiling reveals Gravity Payments’ CEO pay and internal financial results
Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price received more than $908,000 in compensation in 2011, according to financial data made public in a new court filing, despite telling an interviewer last year that he was making "probably $50,000" that year, and describing it as the "most I'd ever made in my life" at that point.
- GeekWireSuper Bowl fans use a record 10TB of data on Levi’s Stadium WiFi network, up 63% from 2015
Embed from Getty Images Turns out that the 400 miles of data cable, 12,000 network ports, 1,300 WiFi access points, 1,200 Bluetooth beacons, and 40 Gb/s of available bandwidth at Levi's Stadium did a good job of helping fans stay connected at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.
- GeekWireHow Zillow came up with the Zestimate, and why it has become such a hit
When Zillow launched what is perhaps its most controversial feature, the "Zestimate," company executives knew it would be provocative — and they wanted it to be.
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Twitter signals more distress as user growth flatlines
Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as social-media users flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.
Tesla's 4Q net loss doubles
Electric car maker Tesla Motors says its net loss more than doubled to $320 million in the fourth quarter, hurt by lower-than-planned production of its new Model X SUV.
Senate panel votes to hold website in contempt over sex ads
A Senate panel voted on Wednesday to hold the classified advertising website Backpage.com in civil contempt for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena into how it screens ads for possible sex trafficking.
S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea
South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs.
The Latest: Backers urge California coast panel to keep exec
The Latest on a proposal by the powerful California Coastal Commission to fire its top executive (all times local).
Government will consider Google computer to be car's driver
Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has found.
Babies' eye damage and Zika? Brazil study suggests a link
A small study in Brazil says the Zika (Zee'-kuh) virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy.
Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.
HBO Now has 800,000 paying subscribers since April launch
HBO Now, the standalone online version of the premium TV channel, has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers last year.
Key things to know about changes in Twitter's timeline
Twitter's tweaking its timeline to emphasize certain tweets from people you follow, but don't expect dramatic changes from the chronological feed you're used to.
Rocket with defense payload launches from California
A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said.
Twitter tweaks its timeline in pursuit of more users
Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.
Jack Huston: The 'Ben-Hur' remake was an epic undertaking
Jack Huston is surrounded by the undead in his new movie "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," but this summer the stakes are even higher. He stars in the role made famous by Charlton Heston in a remake of "Ben-Hur."
Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies
Recovering from a medical procedure is always a challenge, but getting hit with unexpected insurance fees can add financial hardship to the process.