Apple, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and More Should you buy the Apple Watch? What about the iPhone 6? We weigh the benefits and drawbacks of the latest devices from Apple on this episode of GeekWire. Plus, a one-on-one interview with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, an app of the week that will change the way you book your vacations, a new service that will let you rent out your car while you're on vacation, and the answer to our 100th Name that Tech Challenge.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Quitting Facebook What's it like to quit Facebook? Geekwire columnist Frank Catalano has done it, and he joins us to talk about the experience. Plus the lowdown on Washington state's 400 year time capsule, dead words, and our epic 100th tech tune challenge.
How cops are embracing the cloud Can technology improve the way police officers interact with citizens? It's a timely question, given the events in Ferguson, Mo., and our guests this week are experts in public safety and technology. Joining us are Marcus Womack, the general manager of Evidence.com, a cloud-based service used by police departments, and Hadi Partovi, a technology entrepreneur who is on the board of Taser International, Evidence.com's parent company.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Siren, the dating app that empowers women We delve into the world of dating this week on the GeekWire radio show with our guest, Susie Lee, the creator of the new app Siren for the iPhone, which seeks to improve the modern dating experience by empowering women to decide who can see their profile and interact with them through the app. Plus, the answer to our Name that Tech Tune challenge and an App of the Week created by Tom Hanks!
Friday, August 8, 2014
Amgen and the state of Seattle's biotech industry How will advances in biotech impact your health, and what will the biotech industry mean for the economy? We dive into the world of biotechnology this week on the GeekWire radio show with our guest, Luke Timmerman, a longtime journalist who is currently writing a book about biotech pioneer Leroy Hood. Topics include the recently announced closure of Amgen's large waterfront campus in Seattle.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Who will deliver your dinner tonight? Who will deliver your dinner tonight? We're joined by GeekWire's Taylor Soper for the results of our exhaustive testing of food delivery apps and services, revealing our favorite from a growing field of startups tackling this market. Plus, thoughts on Zillow's blockbuster acquisition of Trulia, Amgen's closure of its Seattle waterfront campus, and another eventful week at Microsoft.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Fire Phone, iPhone 6, and Smartwatches. We get a glimpse of the future this week on the GeekWire radio show, talking about Amazon's newly released Fire phone, the widely rumored iPhone 6, and Microsoft's unannounced smartwatch — with some Windows Phone thrown in for good measure. Joining us in the studio are Andru Edwards, editor of the GearLive tech news site; and Essex Porter, a longtime reporter for KIRO TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News in Seattle.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The Amazon Way Guest John Rossman takes us behind the scenes at Amazon in his new book The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World's Most Disruptive Company
Friday, July 11, 2014
GeekWire's Favorite Apps It's an app-apalooza! We talk about all of our favorite apps on the GeekWire radio show, from finding your next date to getting your next haircut. Joining us in the studio is Alex McConnehey, the founder of See Jane Fix, who travels to offices around the Seattle region to fix tablets and smartphones.
How technology is changing real estate In addition to talking about the impact of popular apps from Zillow and Redfin on the real estate market, we discuss the rise of new tech-oriented real estate startups for fast home-selling.