Category: Tech News

The hidden legacy of aQuantive: How Microsoft’s $6B loss became a win for the Seattle tech industry

Former aQuantive employees went on to make their mark on Seattle’s startup community after the ad giant’s demise. From top left: Rover CEO Aaron Easterly; Unlock...

Chef names new CTO to succeed its co-founder, eyes broader market for enterprise automation

Chef promoted Corey Scobie to chief technology officer of the Seattle-based enterprise automation technology company. (Chef Photo) It’s a new era at Chef, and not just...

Microsoft, Google, Red Hat and others join forces for cloud security in ‘confidential computing’ group

A number of big-name tech companies — including Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Red Hat, IBM, and Intel — are joining forces in a new effort to boost cloud security by...

Amazon to double presence in Portland, Ore., adding 400 new tech roles

Amazon is a major tenant at the Broadway Tower in Portland. (1455 Broadway Photo) Amazon is growing its Portland, Ore. tech team by 400 people and moving into a new...

Neuroscientists publish a ‘parts list’ for the brain, detailing differences between mice and humans

Rebecca Hodge, a senior scientist at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and one of the principal authors of a research study outlining a “parts list” for mouse...

Female Founders Alliance and Pioneer Square Labs launch challenge to help entrepreneurs test ideas

(GeekWire Photo / Taylor Soper) Leslie Feinzaig knows how hard it is to let go of a failed startup idea. In 2016 she launched Venture Kits, a tech company that helped...

Amazon, Microsoft and other titans face scrutiny in report about killer-robot tech

Boston Dynamics’ four-legged SpotMini robot may look scary as it shares the stage with company founder and CEO Marc Raibert at Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las...

Riding a telemedicine wave, docs trade white coats for the tech life, testing the limits of health care

Michael Grabinski works as a physician at telemedicine startup 98point6. (GeekWire Photo) Dr. Michael Grabinski walks into the room, but he can’t talk yet. “I just...

Tech Moves: Remitly names diversity lead; Tableau hires marketing exec; ArtsFund taps interim CEO

Kim Vu. (Remitly Photo) — Kim Vu is the new head of diversity, equity and inclusion at Remitly, a Seattle startup that makes it easier to send money across borders. Vu...

PokéBar, a Pokémon pop-up with Pikachu burgers and more, is coming to Seattle next year

PokéBar burgers planned for a Pokemon-themed pop-up. (PokéBar Liverpool Photo) Seattle already has poke bars. Next year it’s getting a PokéBar — to catch Pokémon...