Microsoft's Vision of the Future The implications of the FCC's net neutrality decision, what it's like to live without cable TV, and the future of technology. We're joined in the studio by David Jones, executive producer of Microsoft's Envisioning Team, which released a new video this week showing a vision of the technology world in 5-10 years. Plus, a new App of the Week and the answer to our Trivia Challenge.
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Battle for Wireless Supremacy Best Buy is opening an engineering center in Seattle, Facebook is creating room for up to 2,000 people in the city, and Bill Moore from Root Metrics tells us how AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint are stacking up in the battle for wireless supremacy. Plus, an App of the Week that will help you automate your online life, and a second chance at our trivia challenge.
Friday, February 13, 2015
The Week in Geek The maker of Candy Crush makes a sweet deal in Seattle, Expedia buys Orbitz, and Amazon wants to help you cut your cable bill. Plus, an app of the week that will help you save on airfare by timing the market, and the return of our GeekWire Trivia Challenge.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The Future of Nuclear Energy Our guest in the studio is University of Washington researcher Derek Sutherland, a 24-year-old doctoral student and Forbes '30 Under 30' honoree who specializes in fusion energy — pursuing a safer, more efficient method of generating electricity. Also, John Cook reports on the startup scene Tampa, and a new five-story startup facility is in the works for Seattle's Pioneer Square. Plus, an App of the Week from ... Microsoft? Yep, you heard that right.
Amazon Echo's Alexa This week on GeekWire, we bring you a very special guest: Alexa, the digital persona behind Amazon's Echo speaker. Yes, we put the Echo in front of a mic and ask Alexa questions. We also get a user's perspective from Frank Catalano, the GeekWire columnist who has been using the device for the past several weeks in his home. Plus, SpaceX in Redmond, Facebook's booming Seattle office, and an app of the week that will berate you into losing weight.
Friday, January 9, 2015
CES 2015 All the news from this year's CES in Las Vegas with Todd, John, and Taylor.
Friday, January 2, 2015
2015 Predictions From wearable technology to the potential for a cyberwar, we're looking ahead to the key trends to watch in technology in 2015.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Most-read stories of 2014 We're counting down our top 10 favorite highlights from the most popular stories of the year on GeekWire.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Competing in the Delivery Market A new multibillion dollar biotech company comes out of nowhere with a promise to cure cancer, the world's most advanced IMAX theater is coming to Seattle, and Bill Gates funds a secretive plan to develop a new form of radar. We're joined by Brian McGarvey, who ran the startup MyLackey.com back in the dot-com boom, giving him a unique perspective on all of the new companies competing in the delivery market. Plus an App of the Week that will help you with your holiday gift list.
Technology Meets Food A big change for Amazon Fresh customers in Seattle, an app that will give new life to your favorite family recipes. Plus, high tech cooking! We get tips from two chefs who are using technology to push the boundaries of food preparation. With special guests Chris Young and Grant Crilly, co-founders of ChefSteps.com.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Newsmakers of the Year GeekWire's Newsmakers of the Year, a game for your iPhone that will make you sweat, and how Amazon is radically reshaping Seattle. Our guest in the studio is Ethan Phelps-Goodman, the founder of Seattle in Progress, a social impact startup using technology to increase civic participation and build a community around urban development issues.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Best of GeekWire Tired of cooking after Thanksgiving? We've got you covered with our rundown of the best food delivery services, with advice from one of the top experts in the field (or at least one of the most experienced food-delivery orderers) GeekWire's Taylor Soper. Plus, a teenage inventor turns the iPhone into a stethoscope, and a historian explains the origins of the nation's technology hubs.