- GeekWireCEO who boosted salaries to a $70,000 minimum now renting house ‘to make ends meet’
Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price, who gained worldwide fame and attention after boosting salaries of employees to a minimum of $70,000, now says he's struggling to make ends meet.
- GeekWireAnthony Bourdain drops by Nathan Myhrvold’s Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab for lunch
He's probably one of the most famous — or at least the most famous roving — chef in the world.
- GeekWireMark Zuckerberg expecting a baby girl, shares details of ‘struggle’ to have family on Facebook
Get ready for baby Zuck. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used the platform to announce he is expecting a baby girl with wife and doctor Priscilla Chan.
- GeekWireUber moves on from kittens and ice cream, ‘Biketenders’ will deliver booze directly to you
Uber is upping the ante this weekend, using the age-old trick of alcohol to win your affection and dollars.
- GeekWirePhoto editing startup PicMonkey lands $41M from Bay Area-based Spectrum Equity
PicMonkey is already a successful startup, boasting more than 25 million monthly users and hundreds of thousands of paying customers from 190 countries who visit the photo-editing site each day. But the company wants more — its vision is to be the top online photo brand in the world for many years to come.
- GeekWireWindows 10 running on 14M devices after 24 hours, reaching nearly 4% of Windows annual shipments
Windows 10 was installed on 14 million devices in its first 24 hours in the wild, with plenty more upgrade reservations still waiting in the hopper, Microsoft says.
- GeekWireAmazon starts rolling out HTML5 web video player, moving beyond Silverlight and Flash
Amazon is becoming the latest company to start moving beyond Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight to adopt native HTML5 web video.
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Researchers warn of bogus emails offering Windows 10
Some hackers are exploiting Microsoft's offer of free upgrades to its new Windows 10 operating system.
Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions
More than 2,500 astronomers from around the world are descending on Hawaii for a conference at a time when telescope construction is a sensitive issue in the state.
Regulators close case questioning California reactor repairs
Federal regulators have closed a case that questioned whether Southern California Edison violated government rules when it installed faulty equipment at the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant.
Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase
Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise.
Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons
Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday.
Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling
As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even falling.
Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.
Family of technology executive killed in crash sues Amtrak
The husband of a technology executive killed when a speeding Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia has sued the railroad for wrongful death.
Tough week for social media stocks _ no one is spared
It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.
Online viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV
Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.
German justice minister casts doubt on treason probe
Germany's justice minister on Friday questioned a decision by prosecutors to open a treason investigation against two journalists, a move that prompted strong criticism from free speech activists.
Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible
If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?
Google rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten'
Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the 'right to be forgotten' doesn't apply globally.
More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.
What's considered 'classified' is a judgment call
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system.