Category: Tech News

Rover launches in-home pet grooming service in bid for global pet care domination

(Rover Photo) Rover today unveiled the newest tool in its quest for global pet care domination: grooming. The well-funded Seattle startup has been testing an in-home pet...

This Seattle startup helps direct-to-consumer brands ‘take a page from Amazon’s playbook’

The SoundCommerce team. (SoundCommerce Photos) Be like Amazon. That’s the mantra for SoundCommerce, a new Seattle startup which just raised $6.8 million to help online...

Adaptive Biotechnologies set to go public with valuation above $2B in biggest biotech IPO of 2019

Adaptive Biotechnologies co-founder and CEO Chad Robins speaks at the 2018 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Adaptive Biotechnologies has raised the price...

With $1.1M commitment, AT&T is latest tech company to address Seattle’s homelessness crisis

The Lounge by ATT features an Ada’s Discovery Cafe in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) ATT is donating a total of $1.1 million...

JPMorgan Chase expands Seattle engineering center to 100 people, plans to add hundreds more

Todd Hrycenko, center, who leads JPMorgan’s Seattle engineering center, speaking at an internal event this week with Jennifer Steffens, IOActive CEO, left, and...

OK Go contest winners will launch their cosmic creations on Blue Origin spaceship

Members of the OK Go performance-art band (at left) give the good word to one of the winning teams (shown on the screen at right) in the Art in Space contest. (OK Go via...

Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony team up to argue against Trump’s tariff on video game consoles

(GeekWire Photo) Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft have co-signed a letter to the Office of the United States Trade Representative, arguing against the Trump...

Amazon quietly works to reshape politics in its hometown after going to battle with Seattle officials

Supporters of the head tax rush the City Council chambers during a vote to repeal the controversial legislation. Behind the banner, Councilmember Kshama Sawant calls for...

Q&A: One year into the job, Big Fish president Jeff Karp aims to transform company with ‘fewer, bigger, better’ games

Big Fish President Jeff Karp in his office, where Gutsy McDivot, the gopher mascot from Fairway Solitaire watches him work. (GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) Jeff Karp came on...

‘Super Mario Maker 2’ for Nintendo Switch gets promising reviews, but its community will have the final say

Super Mario Maker 2 is coming out on the Nintendo Switch at the end of this week. Announced back in February in a Nintendo Direct online broadcast, SMM2 is primarily a...