- GeekWireExclusive: Jeff Bezos speaks out on Blue Origin, SpaceX and space trips: ‘I can’t wait to go!’
Amazon's billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, says watching his Blue Origin rocket make a safe landing after flying into space rates as one of the greatest moments of his life, and he can't wait to take a ride himself.
- GeekWireT-Mobile starts rolling out holiday deals, promises ‘special gifts’ for Sprint, AT&T, Verizon customers
T-Mobile today announced the first of its new holiday deals.
- GeekWireWow! Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin sends New Shepard rocket ship to space – and gets it back safely
Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, successfully sent its New Shepard rocket ship to outer space for the first time on Monday – and even more amazingly, brought every piece back down to Earth for a soft landing.
- GeekWireHistory is made: Jeff Bezos tweets for the first time
The flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket ship on an uncrewed trip to space and back may be history-making, but here's a first that's almost as big for social media: Jeff Bezos' maiden tweet.
- GeekWireMeet ‘Joule’: Top chefs develop high-tech cooking device, aiming to spark a revolution in the kitchen
Measuring just 11 inches tall and 1.85 inches in diameter, with no digital display of its own, the cylindrical white device may not look revolutionary.
- GeekWireReport: Clues point to secret Amazon.com air cargo operation at former DHL facility in Ohio
Is Amazon.com running its own air cargo operation?
- GeekWireMarc Andreessen takes aim at Trump on Twitter
One of Silicon Valley's most prominent voices — Marc Andreessen — has taken to Twitter to express his disdain for Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump.
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Better batteries to beat global warming: A race against time
One of the key technologies that could help wean the globe off fossil fuel is probably at your fingertips or in your pocket right now: the battery.
US officials signal move toward embracing self-driving cars
Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work.
HP's last earnings report shows decline
Hewlett-Packard went out with a whimper Tuesday, as the venerable computer-maker issued its final quarterly earnings report as a unified tech conglomerate, showing another drop in sales for most of its business divisions.
Washington project ensures forest stores carbon for decades
Half a small forest still standing near Mount Rainier faced clear-cutting before an effort in Washington state saved the decades-old trees and allowed Microsoft to help finance the project to offset its carbon footprint.
Why government and tech can't agree about encryption
Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.
Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks
the 130th, and latest, person to die as a result of the Paris attacks.
Obama to meet with leaders of China, India at climate summit
President Barack Obama is hoping to generate early momentum for international climate talks in Paris next week by holding one-on-one meetings there with the leaders of China and India.
Reusable rocket: In a first, booster returns safely to Earth
A private space company announced Tuesday that it had landed a rocket upright and gently enough to be used again, a milestone in commercial aeronautics.
FDA aims to publish Essure safety review in February
Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February.
Egypt discovers ancient fence, dating back over 3,500 years
Egypt's antiquities ministry says archaeologists have found a "giant fence" at the site of an ancient capital city in the northern Nile Delta region, dating back over 3,500 years.
New Zealand extradition hearing against Kim Dotcom ends
A court hearing in New Zealand on whether to extradite Kim Dotcom and three others who helped run the website Megaupload to the United States ended Tuesday after nine weeks of arguments.
Benghazi, email probes plow ahead after Clinton testimony
Nearly five weeks after Hillary Rodham Clinton's marathon testimony on the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, several investigations into the deadly assault and Clinton's use of a private email account and server are going full bore -- and likely will continue into the presidential election year.
Parched Emirates relies on sea as groundwater runs out
As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate -- so much so that today, it threatens to dry up all of the country's groundwater in as little as 15 years, experts say.