- GeekWireMicrosoft unveils Xbox One DVR features, enabling recording and playback of free over-the-air TV
Xbox One owners will soon be able to use their game console to record and play back live television from free, over-the-air broadcasts, Microsoft announced this morning.
- GeekWireSeattle makes top 5 best cities to live in, driven by our hot job market
In Seattle, the summer of 2015 will go down as one of the hottest on record for many reasons.
- GeekWireMicrosoft filing reveals phone division was missing internal targets prior to $7.5B write-down
A new Microsoft filing reveals previously undisclosed details about the company's decision last month to upend its Phone Hardware division, cut up to 7,800 additional jobs and take a $7.5 billion write-down, just one year after acquiring Nokia's phone business.
- GeekWireEarthquake fears in Seattle; Amazon rants; and other top stories from July
The sun is shining. The Blue Angels are soaring.
- GeekWireTech Moves: Zillow promotes Kathleen Phillips to CFO, Amy Bohutinsky to COO; Shauna Causey joins Galvanize; and more
— Zillow Group today announced two executive promotions, naming Kathleen Phillips as Chief Financial Officer and Amy Bohutinsky as Chief Operating Officer.
- GeekWireSorry, Uncle Joe: Amazon cuts back on family sharing of Prime shipping benefits
Amazon has quietly cut back on the number of adult family members with whom Amazon Prime members can share their free shipping benefits — reducing the flexibility of a Prime membership for some of the company's most loyal customers.
- GeekWireTake look at the drone Facebook developed to connect the entire planet
We see a lot of drone news around here, but Facebook's video behind the engineering of its Internet.org drone is impressive stuff.
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Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler
The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't have the same security flaw.
Obama hosts first Demo Day to promote entrepreneurship
President Barack Obama spent his 54th birthday talking to a robotic teddy bear that teaches children how to manage their diabetes and watching a radio waves demonstration used to detect senior falls.
'Avengers' helps Disney top 3Q earnings expectations
Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand.
Netflix to make Asian debut with Sept. 2 launch in Japan
Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia.
Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis -- or so it would seem.
Court says chipmaker Marvell owes CMU $278M, not $1.54B
A federal appeals court reduced a judgment against chipmaker Marvell Technology by more than $1.25 billion, but still says the company owes Carnegie Mellon University $278 million for patent infringement.
The Latest on jail death: County promises vigorous defense
The latest on the death of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail cell last month (all times local):
Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars.
Comcast speeding up its discounted Internet service
Comcast is speeding up and expanding a discounted Internet service that was created to get more low-income people online.
Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace.
Los Alamos vigils eye 70th anniversary of atomic bombings
Peace advocates are planning peace vigils in Los Alamos to mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild
Collapsed among trash and dead leaves, its arms ripped off and its skull and brain nowhere in sight, the talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot from Canada met its untimely end in Philadelphia over the weekend.
US military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaii
The U.S. military said Monday it successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes.
Stocks slide on lower oil prices...Obama green plan...3-D pill
U.S. stocks are closing lower as energy companies slid along with the price of crude oil. Oil fell to the lowest level since March as traders worried about signs of weak demand and increasing supplies. Chevron and Exxon Mobil were among the biggest decliners in the Dow Jones industrial average. It lost 91 points. The S&P fell five points and the Nasdaq gave up 12 points.