- GeekWireThis woman codes: My path into tech
I just left my profession to spend a year working constantly for no pay.
- GeekWireA Silicon Valley exodus? Redfin analysis finds Bay Area residents are increasingly looking for homes in Seattle and Portland
One of the most interesting trends we've tracked at GeekWire over the past few years is the arrival in Seattle of what we dub the Silicon Valley tech giants.
- GeekWireThis former Olympian is helping Valve employees stay healthy while at work
It's not uncommon for technology companies to offer an on-site workout area or subsidize gym membership costs for employees, particularly as fitness becomes more of a priority for today's workers.
- GeekWireSneak Preview: What it’s like to shop on Jet.com, the startup that’s gunning for Amazon
A week after I placed my first order on Jet.com, I received a handwritten card in the mail, thanking me for shopping on the site.
- GeekWireUber, Lyft may soon be allowed to pick up passengers at Seattle airport
Smartphone owners needing a ride from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport may soon have a few more transportation options.
- GeekWireTech Moves: Tableau taps statistician to bolster R&D push; WildTangent picks CEO
—Tableau, the Seattle-based maker of visual analytics software, named Leland Wilkinson as vice president of statistics.
- GeekWireMelinda Gates is No. 3 in Forbes’ ‘World’s Most Powerful Women’ list
Melinda Gates joined some highly esteemed company in the latest Forbes‘ list.
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Court hearing in NYC on whether chimps have rights
Lawyers for two chimpanzees are heading to court to argue that the animals have "personhood" rights and should be freed from the Long Island university where they are kept.
Hawaii governor: Telescope can continue, but changes needed
A project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in many ways, Gov. David Ige said Tuesday.
Oregon proposal would outlaw sneak photos up women's skirts
Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt.
Physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction; $325,000 minimum bid
A retired experimental physicist has put up his 1988 Nobel Prize for auction, and the minimum bid is $325,000.
Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer's actions before the crash.
Amazon hires 6K full-time workers for distribution centers
Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S.
What Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could mean for consumers
As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.
Fire at giant Apple plant in Arizona quickly controlled
A fire at a huge plant owned by tech giant Apple Inc. in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa caused a section of the roof to collapse, but no one was hurt.
Cable and pay-TV acquisitions and almost-deals at a glance
Charter Communications agreed to buy Time Warner Cable on Tuesday for $55.33 billion. Here's a look at some of the biggest cable and pay-TV deals, and deals that almost happened, in the last few years.
Study peeks into healthy brains to hunt Alzheimer's culprit
Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
Hyundai is first to offer Android Auto system
Hyundai is the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system.
French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.
Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal
Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest pay-television and broadband operators in the U.S.