Category: Tech News

Windermere spinout MoxiWorks raises cash from Vector Capital to grow tech platform for brokerages

MoxiWorks CEO York Baur. (MoxiWorks Photo) MoxiWorks, a Seattle startup that operates a platform for real estate brokers, has raised cash from private equity firm Vector...

GeekWire Elevator Pitch Ep. 2: Transportation startups compete on 32-second journey to top of Seattle’s iconic Smith Tower

GeekWire Elevator Pitch Episode 2 contestants, from left: Manuela Papadopol of Designated Driver; Greg Newbloom of Membrion; and Jason Atherton of Shared Technology....

This island town is building a public broadband network. Is it a model for bridging digital divide?

Public Works Water Maintenance workers Joe Ferris (left) and Nick Hibma install fiber optic equipment for city-owned internet service. (Photos courtesy of the City of...

Lift Aircraft reports progress on eVTOL testing, with Austin launch (and Seattle stopover) in mind

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tries out the seat in Lift Aircraft’s Hexa ultralight during Amazon’s MARS conference in March. (Lift Aircraft Photo) It’s been nine months...

Tech Moves: Goldman Sachs snags AWS exec; Vicis names COO; Leafly, Jama, FlavorCloud hire product chiefs

Marco Argenti. (Goldman Sachs Photo) — Goldman Sachs hired former AWS exec Marco Argenti as co-chief information officer and former Verizon chief technology officer...

Coinme reels in $1.5M to grow cryptocurrency ATM network

Through a partnership with Coinstar, Coinme has grown its cryptocurrency kiosk network to over 2,600 locations. (Coinme Map) Seattle startup Coinme raised $1.5 million...

Block by block, ambitious new ‘Minecraft: The Exhibition’ will celebrate game at Seattle’s MoPOP

(MoPOP Image) Are these the building blocks for museum exhibition success? The Museum of Pop Culture announced Thursday that “Minecraft: The Exhibition” is coming to...

Inspired by the Amazon Dash button, this startup is using tech to help special needs students

Inspired by the Amazon Dash Button, mytaptrack uses a WiFi-enabled clicking device to track student behavior. (mytaptrack Photo) Nikody Keating launched mytaptrack...

Bigelow Aerospace and NASA test earthly mockup of interplanetary space station

The team for the NASA-Bigelow Aerospace habitat test lines up in front of the Bigelow Mars Transporter Testing Unit at the company’s Nevada headquarters. (Bigelow...

The safest bet for space settlers? Would you believe it’s inside Mars’ moon Deimos?

Jim Logan, a former NASA flight surgeon who is the co-founder of the Space Enterprise Institute, lays out his plan for putting a space settlement inside the Martian moon...