- GeekWireInternet Explorer’s successor, Project Spartan, makes public debut in new Windows 10 build
Microsoft rolled out its new Project Spartan web browser for the first time publicly today, offering members of the Windows Insider Program early access to the product designed to revitalize the company's position in the browser market.
- GeekWireThe mighty Madrona: Why one VC firm is so critical to Seattle (and why that’s a little scary)
Look across Seattle's startup landscape, and you'll see a commonality.
- GeekWireVideo: Hundreds of Microsoft employees pack a company cafeteria to watch the Cricket World Cup
On most nights, the cafeteria inside Microsoft's Building 121 is silent and peaceful.
- GeekWireMicrosoft rolls out ‘Wi-Fi on steroids’ in shadow of Space Needle: Seattle Center gets upgraded free network
Bumbershoot attendees, festival lovers or those who just like to splash around the International Fountain are about to get a dose of high-speed Internet — Seattle style.
- GeekWireAmazon officially rolls out Home Services, expanding beyond physical and digital goods
Amazon.com customers are able to buy water heaters or TV wall mounts online, but now Amazon can also help them find someone to install and service items in their home.
- GeekWireHome improvement startup Porch inks lease for former Zulily building, doubling office space
To accommodate its recent growth, fast-growing Seattle home improvement data startup Porch is moving into new digs.
- GeekWireT-Mobile launches live coverage map to show off its network’s live performance
T-Mobile unveiled a new coverage map today that's a bit different from what its competitors offer.
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Anti-censorship group: China behind cyberattacks on US sites
Chinese authorities have taken over computers both inside and outside the country to launch cyberattacks against the website of an anti-online censorship group and a U.S.-based web resource that hosts some of the group's data, according to an analysis released by the group.
Huawei reports 2014 profit up 33 percent
Huawei Technologies Ltd., one of the world's biggest makers of telecommunications equipment, said Tuesday its 2014 profit rose 33 percent, helped by strong sales of smartphones.
Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats
Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Federal agents accused of stealing $1M in online currency
Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the illegal black market Silk Road website while they and their agencies were operating an undercover investigation of the online drug bazaar.
3-D print technology providing 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl
Seven-year-old Faith Lennox of Los Alamitos never thought she needed a left hand.
Solar-powered plane lands in China on round-the-world flight
A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use.
IBM to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit
IBM says it is investing $3 billion over the next four years to create an "Internet of Things" business unit that will collect and analyze data from smartphones, tablets and other connected devices so that businesses can use it in their operations.
US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions.
Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency
Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.
Twin fools NASA at brother's launch on 1-year flight
Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission.
Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception
Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg, the two sexes are conceived in equal numbers, a new study suggests.
NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks hit crunch time
the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany -- and the foreign ministers of six of those seven countries are now in the Swiss city of Lausanne.
NFL suspends Browns GM for texting, team holds onto picks
The NFL sent a tough message to Browns general manager Ray Farmer for texting.
Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house
Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes.
High court: Sex offender can challenge GPS monitoring
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a North Carolina sex offender should have another chance to challenge an order that he wear a GPS monitoring bracelet around the clock and for the rest of his life.