Friday, July 31, 2015
- Windows 10 is finally here! Plus, a discussion with Vikram Jandhyala, Vice Provost for Innovation at the University of Washington
Windows 10 is finally here, and we talk about our favorite and least-favorite aspects of the new Microsoft operating system
Friday, July 24, 2015
- Apple, Starbucks, Lyft, and the Rolling Stones
Apple makes a big move into Seattle, Starbucks and Lyft strike a major partnership, and Amazon posts the biggest employee growth in its history — yes, even more. And what the heck was the Rolling Stones airplane doing in town? We'll answer that question and much more this week on GeekWire.
Monday, July 20, 2015
- Stephen Hawking searches for aliens, and Elon Musk explains the SpaceX explosion
Inside details on Stephen Hawkingâ€™s announcement of a $100 million initiative to find alien life, and Elon Muskâ€™s news conference about a preliminary finding in the recent SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion.
Friday, July 17, 2015
- Prime Day, Asteroid Mining, and Seattle Tech Gets Political
An Amazon Prime Day post mortem, a big milestone for asteroid mining, tech moguls Steve Ballmer and Mark Cuban make nice over an NBA deal gone bad, and the Seattle tech community starts to influence local politics. Plus, an App of the Week that will help you keep track of your greatest meals.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
- What itâ€™s like to check out an Internet hotspot from the Seattle Public Library
GeekWireâ€™s James Risley talks about his experience testing the Seattle Public Libraryâ€™s new mobile Internet hotspots.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
- Organizing and synchronizing all of your photos
Microsoft makes another big round of job cuts, a victory for anonymous commenters, and Redfin wants to make it easier for you to tour homes. Our guest is David Vaskevitch, the former Microsoft CTO, who joins us to talk about his new startup Mylio, which helps people organize, backup and synchronize large collections of photos. Plus, an app of the week that will keep you from getting locked out of your car or house.
Friday, July 3, 2015
- Geek Heresy with Kentaro Toyama
A conversation with Kentaro Toyama, the author of "Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology." The former Microsoft researcher, who helped to launch the company's research lab in India, contends that tech leaders and philanthropists are counting too heavily on technology to improve conditions around the world.
Friday, June 26, 2015
- Amazon's Treasure Truck and More
Amazon wants you to check out its Treasure Truck, how Microsoft is overhauling its culture, and a biotech pioneer thinks he can radically improve your health with a new approach he calls "scientific wellness." Plus, a new high-tech way way to monitor the weather, and Todd fixes John's phone, live on air.
Friday, June 19, 2015
- Tech at the U.S. Open and more
Big news from Microsoft's Xbox group, highlights from the E3 game convention, a groundbreaking partnership for the UW and a tech report from the U.S. Open. Plus an App of the Week that's perfect for your vacation photos, and a review of the new Pebble Time smartwatch, from GeekWire contributor Tim Ellis
Friday, June 12, 2015
- Municipal Broadband in Seattle
Amazon draws a crowd at its annual meeting, how Uber and Lyft are hurting the taxi industry, big moves for Twitter, and a discussion about the prospects for municipal broadband in Seattle.
Friday, June 5, 2015
- Amazon, Madrona, Windows 10, Urbanspoon and more
Urbanspoon stops shaking, Amazon gets even faster, and Windows 10 has a date! Plus, an inside look at a company that controls the flow of funding to a large number of Seattle-area startups, and the news about a Seattle company that was acquired this week by IBM. Plus, an App of the Week that will make up for the fact that there was no snow in the mountains this winter.
Friday, May 29, 2015
- Tips for Cutting the Cord
Uber and Lyft are headed to the Seattle airport, Amazon Prime launches free same-day shipping, and tips for wannabe cord cutters from an expert in streaming services. Plus, an app of the week that will help you navigate all the streaming services, and a brand new GeekWire Trivia Challenge. Our guest in the studio is Rob Toledo, editor in chief of Exstreamist.com.
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.