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.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Holiday Gift and Gadget Guide
Which gadgets should you buy for the geeks on your list? And which should you put on your own wish list?
We’re here with answers this week on the GeekWire radio show, with the return of our annual Holiday Gift & Gadget Guide. We’ve selected a range of devices for you to consider, based on our own experience using them, and in some cases covering the companies that make them. We’re joined in this annual tradition by one of our favorite guests, Andru Edwards, the editor-and-chief of Gear Live, who holds the record for appearances on the GeekWire show — so many, in fact, that we’ve honestly lost count.
Friday, November 14, 2014
iCPooch The owner of Churchill Downs buys a Seattle game company, how the NFL uses the Microsoft Surface, and tips from a 14-year-old technology entrepreneur, Brooke Martin, the inventor of iCPooch. Plus, your chance to win a smartphone from AT&T. And an App of the Week that will help you shop for Thanksgiving dinner.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Amazon Echo, Apple in Seattle, and an innovative dog-poop bag holder Amazon surprises everybody with a crazy talking home speaker, Apple puts down roots in the Seattle region, and two 12-year-old twins and their dad come up with an innovative solution to the question of what to do with dog poop. Plus, an App of the Week that promises to solve inbox overload, and a brand new GeekWire Trivia Challenge.
The Week in Geek: Amazon, Steve Ballmer, Apple Pay, and more! What Steve Ballmer really thinks about Amazon, how the online retailer is defying Wall Street, GeekWire tests Apple Pay, and our new Trivia Challenge. Plus Zillow cofounder Rich Barton's advice for a new college grad, and an app of the week that will help you plan your weekend.