Category: Tech News

Report: Indonesia’s Garuda airline seeks to cancel 737 MAX order in wake of crashes

An artist’s conception shows a Garuda Airlines 737 MAX jet in flight. (Boeing Illustration) Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, is saying it wants to...

A ‘Numbers Geek’ Mystery: Can Steve Ballmer identify a company solely from its financial results?

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer records an episode of “Numbers Geek,” a podcast produced by GeekWire in partnership with Ballmer’s USAFacts. (GeekWire Photo /...

Geek of the Week: Data whiz Nate Sterken of Placed is a football fanatic who caught the NFL’s attention

Nate Sterken, right, presents his work during the NFL’s Big Data Bowl event last month in Indianapolis. (AP Photo for NFL / Doug McSchooler) Nate Sterken loves...

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Jobs in space; a critical look at Facebook; women executives and pay equity

Space has always fascinated us geeks. Thanks to Star Wars, Star Trek and countless other science fiction media, gazing at the stars and dreaming of being an astronaut...

Beyond the signature: DocuSign introduces new cloud-powered tools to manage agreement process

DocuSign CEO Daniel Springer. (DocuSign Photo) DocuSign, best known for its digital signature business, is releasing new tools that focus on the entire process of...

New Oculus VR headset unveiled to tepid reviews, but survey finds optimism for immersive tech

(Oculus Photo) Facebook-owned Oculus today unveiled its next-generation virtual reality headset that will reportedly some day replace its flagship Oculus Rift. The new...

My, oh magenta! T-Mobile customers will see extra perks at Seattle’s newly renamed baseball stadium

The Seattle Mariners like to say that their fans are “True to the Blue,” but the new look and some of the amenities at T-Mobile Park, the team’s newly named...

Acting Pentagon chief is facing an ethics investigation over charges of Boeing bias

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan speaks at an event presented by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. (Department of Defense Photo) Acting...

Microsoft and University of Washington demonstrate automated DNA data storage

Microsoft and University of Washington researchers built an automated system that was fed by bottles of chemicals to encode date in custom-designed DNA molecules....

Tech Moves: OfferUp bulks up leadership team, taps former Starz exec Ameesh Paleja as CTO

Ameesh Paleja. (OfferUp Photo) Bellevue, Wash.-based mobile marketplace startup OfferUp has hired Ameesh Paleja as its new chief technology officer. Paleja was...