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- GeekWireWhy big data matters to Boeing, and what it means for your next flight
The name Boeing typically conjures images of airplanes, defense systems and space capsules.
- GeekWireScience has figured out what makes Indian food so tasty
It’s lunchtime, and by the end of this, if you’re not hankering for some Indian food, there’s probably something wrong with you.
- GeekWireLive from GDC: Microsoft’s Phil Spencer on Windows 10 and the future of games
Xbox head Phil Spencer will take the stage here at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to talk about the future of gaming across the company’s platform.
- GeekWireLegendary investor Chris Sacca ‘can’t wait’ for tech industry to crash
SAN FRANCISCO ? While investors and industry insiders worry about a future tech industry crash, legendary angel investor Chris Sacca is ready for the bottom to fall out of the market.
- GeekWireUber opening Seattle engineering office, led by Isilon vet Tim Prouty
It’s confirmed: On-demand transportation company Uber is opening a Seattle engineering office, with plans to hire as many as 50 people or more this year.
- GeekWireAfter raising more than $300 million, Jason Goldberg’s e-commerce upstart Fab.com acquired in fire sale
Fab.com, the New York-based e-commerce startup founded by former Jobster CEO Jason Goldberg, has sold to custom manufacturing company PCH.
- GeekWireA wireless love connection? T-Mobile and Dish Network could be a perfect match — or not
T-Mobile seems to be perpetually on the dating scene, looking to hook up with someone who can provide spectrum or cash - or both - to help the scrappy wireless carrier compete against the likes of AT&T and Verizon.
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House committee to subpoena Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state -- and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
Size matters: Phones as big as they can get for easy use
There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung's runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a supersized model last fall. But if phones get any bigger will they be too hard to use?
Second Los Angeles hospital reports 'superbug' infections
A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Man accused of faking Facebook account for teen sex photos
A New York man used a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude photos and videos of herself and traveled to New Jersey to have sex in a park with another teen girl he met online, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman
A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination.
UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet
New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day -- an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.
Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidance
Even if Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email server to conduct official business as secretary of state was not illegal, it violated Obama administration guidance and undermined his pledge of historic transparency.
Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network
No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems.
Mouse study finds extra oxygen may spur tumor-fighting cells
A provocative study in mice suggests something as simple as breathing in extra oxygen might give immune cells a boost in attacking cancer.
Uber heads in new mapping direction with deCarta acquisition
Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services from Google and Apple, an imposing pair of potential rivals.
Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers' lawsuit
A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of making an illegal agreement not to hire each other's employees.
Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology
also super chilled -- is then drawn into the syringe and injected into the ice ball. The ball goes into a glass, the glass goes to the table. At the table, a slingshot is used to smash the ball open and hey presto, your drink is then on the rocks.
Fossil jaw sheds light on turning point in human evolution
A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientist reported Wednesday.
Internet invades everything at gadget fair in Barcelona
The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show.
Dubai to curate next hot thing in 'Museum of the Future'
The flashy Gulf city with a skyline that looks like something out of a science fiction movie is embracing its love of all things new with plans for a "Museum of the Future."