- GeekWireIgnore the critics: The world needs more Tomorrowlands
Tomorrow sucks. That, in a nutshell, seems to be the assessment of many film reviewers and even the box office receipts when it comes to the futuristic Disney release, Tomorrowland.
- GeekWireFormer Rhapsody execs launch startup that lets you share items, services with neighbors
A new Seattle startup wants to help neighbors share items and expertise with each other while donating to a good cause.
- GeekWireSound Transit’s train on track, U-District one step closer to being ideal tech hub
The University District is one step closer to becoming a more attractive tech hub.
- GeekWireThe highest-rated show on Netflix isn’t ‘House of Cards’ anymore
A lot of people were watching this fight very closely.
- GeekWireThese Minecraft numbers will blow your mind
It's amazing what data can do to paint a picture.
- GeekWireMary Meeker’s 2015 Internet trends report: The rise of the on-demand economy and much more
Mary Meeker, the former Wall Street analyst turned Kleiner Perkins partner, gave her closely watched and very tweetable Internet trends report today at the Code Conference.
- GeekWireThis woman codes: My path into tech
I just left my profession to spend a year working constantly for no pay.
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Update on the latest religion news
Former Sen. Rick Santorum has launched his 2016 presidential campaign with a pledge to fight for American workers. But the conservative Republican also touched on social issues.
EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed
If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing.
Jawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbit
In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.
FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate
As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism.
FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating -- and the government is taking note.
US high court: California county drug disposal law stands
The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere.
Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery
A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention of people with mental illnesses and imprisonment.
AP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russia
IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.
Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict
a quandary for doctors and patients alike. And most variants are uncommon, making it even tougher to figure out which ones matter and how much.
As TV goes online, Suddenlink latest to hook up with Hulu
TV watchers are going online, and cable companies are following them there.
Climate of change: The Catholic church's dance with science
such as abortion and using stems cells from embryos -- but that's more about morality than reality of science.
Love not war wins for small businesses and large companies
Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world.
Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California
Another dead whale washed ashore in Northern California, the 12th carcass that has appeared in the past few months and marks a higher-than-normal number of deaths but not a record.
Study: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans
A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known "Lucy" species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says.