Category: Tech News

Giving Tech Labs bridges nonprofits and innovation to help create technology for the public interest

An event at Seattle’s Giving Tech Labs in December 2018 including Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, back center; Giving Tech Labs co-founders Luis J. Salazar, holding...

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 1, 2019

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 1, 2019. Sign up to...

Blue Origin gets set to send thousands of postcards to space and back on test flight

Blue Origin’s New Shepard booster touches down after a test flight in 2017. (Blue Origin Photo) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says it’s...

Rocket Lab launches Japanese satellite that’s designed to spit out shooting stars for Olympics

Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket lifted off from its New Zealand launch pad today, sending a shooting-star satellite and six other miniaturized satellites into orbit....

Uber’s first-ever safety report reveals 3,045 sexual assaults, 9 homicides on 1.3B U.S. rides in 2018

Uber’s Seattle office. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Uber released its first-ever safety report, chronicling all reported issues of sexual assault, homicide and...

UW President Ana Mari Cauce on being a threefold ‘first’ and the most important lessons of college

UW President Ana Mari Cauce. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) In the not-so-distant past, the idea of becoming president of the University of Washington was unimaginable...

Cloud Wars: Why Amazon is escalating its battle against Microsoft in enterprise tech

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, projected on screen at AWS re:Invent this week, discusses Amazon’s 47.8 percent cloud market share against Microsoft, Alibaba,...

Satellite mega-constellations stir a debate over avoiding catastrophic orbital crashes

An image of the NGC 5353/4 galaxy group, made with a telescope at Arizona’s Lowell Observatory on May 25, shows the trails of reflected light left by SpaceX’s...

Amazon experiencing shipping delays amid busy holiday season and shift to one-day delivery

An Amazon delivery van and driver. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Amazon is experiencing some shipping delays as the busy holiday season continues to heat up. As...

GeekWire Gala 2019: Ugly sweaters, geek karaoke and other fun scenes from our annual holiday bash

Inside the GeekWire Gala at the Showbox in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Another holiday season, and another epic GeekWire Gala. We had a blast welcoming...