- GeekWireHere are 4 more inventions we loved at the GeekWire Summit
Football helmets, 3D laser printers, a high-tech safety system for construction workers, and a device that makes chlorine for clean drinking water — these were some of the awesome innovations that entrepreneurs showed off at the GeekWire Summit.
- GeekWireHands-on with Surface Book: Microsoft’s first-ever laptop feels like a game-changer
NEW YORK — Microsoft announced its first-ever laptop, dubbed the Surface Book, in a surprise move on Tuesday.
- GeekWireMicrosoft unveils its first laptop: ‘Surface Book’ marks a new era
NEW YORK — Microsoft just unveiled its first laptop computer, dubbed the "Surface Book," aiming to capitalize on the momentum of its Surface Pro tablet lineup with its own portable notebook machine.
- GeekWireNew Microsoft Band to debut Oct. 30 at $249 with curved screen and Cortana integration
At a press event in New York City today, Microsoft unveiled the newest version of its wearable activity tracker, the Microsoft Band.
- GeekWireSeahawks lineman Michael Bennett calls out Paul Allen in post-game interview, pleads with Microsoft co-founder to pay Kam Chancellor more money
One of the most contentious issues in Seattle sports over the past few months has been the standoff between Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor and the team's front office.
- GeekWireMicrosoft’s Continuum doesn’t make a smartphone a full PC quite yet, but it shows promise
NEW YORK — Microsoft gave the press a chance to try out its Continuum feature on Tuesday, demonstrating how the company's new smartphones can mimic PCs if you connect them to a display, keyboard and mouse.
- GeekWireStarbucks hires its first CTO: Former Adobe exec will shape coffee giant’s tech initiatives
Starbucks has found a new leader for its global technology team, with an unexpected twist.
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Government tests technology to find illegal drone operators
A top aviation official says the government is testing technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports.
New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered
Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.
Israeli team advances in contest to send spacecraft to moon
A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday.
A guide to watching sports if you don't have cable
It's football season, and baseball playoffs are starting. Don't have cable? You can still watch.
Pandora says it will buy Ticketfly for $450M
Streaming music company Pandora says it will buy Ticketfly for $450 million in a move that takes the company beyond music sharing and into ticket sales and marketing.
The Latest: Nobel winner thought call might be a hoax
Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
Expect more online fraud as new credit cards arrive
The new chip credit cards that shoppers are getting in their mailboxes may prevent criminals from stealing from stores, but many thieves are expected to move their operations online. Small businesses could be the most vulnerable.
Google is latest tech giant to claim space in news
Technology giants -- Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google -- want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones.
VW elects Poetsch as chairman of board of directors
Volkswagen on Wednesday elected Chief Financial Officer Hans Dieter Poetsch to chair its board of directors, a move that came as the German automaker struggles to contain a scandal over emission-test rigging in the U.S.
Scientists win Nobel chemistry award for work on DNA repair
Three scientists from Sweden, the U.S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that's inspired the development of new cancer treatments.
A glance at the winners of the Nobel Prize for chemistry
The 2015 Nobel Prize in chemistry was announced Wednesday in Stockholm.
Kremlin sets out to extend control over the Russian Internet
Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website's owner, he was horrified.
A glance at the Nobel Prizes in 2015
The 2015 Nobel Prizes are being announced this week and next. The $960,000 awards will be handed out in Stockholm and Oslo on Dec. 10, the anniversary of prize founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896. Below is a look at the winners announced so far:
German woman dies in Thailand from box jellyfish sting
A 20-year-old German woman died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police said Wednesday, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.
Sports galore online: Cricket, wrestling, ice skating
Football, baseball and men's basketball have major sites dedicated to streaming games for hard-core fans. But other sports do too. Here's a list of some free and paid services: