GeekWire Geek of the Year Finalist David Harris A big week in space, Halo comes to the iPhone, why you won't be camping out for the Apple Watch, and a visit with one of our GeekWire Geek of the Year finalists, David Harris, the co-organizer of Hack the Central District, the first-ever Startup Weekend in Seattle’s Central District, held for the first time last September.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith Amazon sues over fake customer reviews, a Seattle team wants to make your stovetop smart, and our special guest is Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith. Plus an app of the week from Microsoft that will change the way you use your whiteboard.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Do We Have Your Attention? This week on GeekWire: Expedia's big move to Seattle, Amazon's new button for your home, and how to get people's attention in a word of short attention spans. Our guest is Ben Parr, the former co-editor of Mashable, and the author of the new book, "Captivology: The science of capturing people's attention."
Friday, March 27, 2015
Gaming for Families Amazon's growth challenges Seattle's infrastructure, app developers try to solve our transportation problems, and insights into the world of video games from the perspectives of parents and kids. Our guest in the studio is Nicole Tanner, the managing editor of Pixelkin, a site that looks at the video game world with families in mind. Plus a new app from Instagram that will help you do new things with photos on your phone.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Sports Analytics Log into Windows with your face, the real news from Starbucks this week, and how data and predictive analytics are changing all aspects of sports.
Friday, March 13, 2015
The Future of Virtual Reality New details on the Apple Watch, an inside look at the CIA-backed tech company that just set up shop in Seattle, and the future of multi-user virtual reality. We're joined in the studio by John Vechey and Forest Gibson of Pluto VR, a new virtual reality software startup in Seattle. Plus, an app of the week that might just change how you sleep.
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.