Friday, May 22, 2015
- Smartphones at the Playground
A prominent startup uses questionable tactics in the restaurant delivery business, RealNetworks releases a great new app, and hey parents, some UW researchers have been watching you use your smartphone at the playground, and you might be surprised by what they found.
Friday, May 15, 2015
- The Week in Geek
Minesweeper and Solitaire have company on Windows 10, inside the world of a top Amazon executive, and a new technology that could make your next bike ride safer. Plus, an App of the Week that spans iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.
Friday, May 1, 2015
- The Week in Geek
Microsoft is bringing Android and iOS to Windows, an update on our cord-cutting adventures, and Amazon makes a big new move in the education market. Plus, the secret to getting the most out of MLB.com's At Bat app. GeekWire's John Cook joins us on the phone from Ohio, with GeekWire columnist Frank Catalano co-hosting in the studio.
Friday, April 24, 2015
- Science-Inspired Clothing for Girls
Google's Project Fi, Apple Watch launch, and guests Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole of BuddingSTEM tell us about their science-inspired clothing for girls!
Friday, April 17, 2015
- 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.
Friday, March 6, 2015
- The Third Age of Computing
Guest Tony Hey talks about the third age of computing in his new book, the Computing Universe.
Friday, February 27, 2015
- 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.