Category: Tech News

Microsoft joint venture Avanade expands consulting practice to Adobe, signaling cozier relationship between tech giants

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen announce their partnership in 2016. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) The relationship between Adobe and...

Data analytics startup Versium pivots to business-to-business marketing with new service

(Versium Screenshot) The explosion of consumer data — made possible by the rise of e-commerce and social media — completely changed how companies target their...

Tech Moves: Fraxion adds to board; digital marketplace Etailz hires new CEO; and more

Rick Gustafson, Matt Diamond and Stijn Hendrikse. (Fraxion Photos) — Business expense management startup Fraxion added three new executives to its board of directors:...

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of July 7, 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 July 7, 2019. Sign up to...

In the woods outside Seattle, technology fuses with art in hackathon-style ‘Electric Sky’ gathering

Tech-infused art projects from previous Electric Sky events, an annual gathering in Skykomish, Wash. (Electric Sky Photos) Technologists and artists and anyone else who...

How Microsoft became a secret startup ingredient, and what the trend says about the tech world

Would you have guessed that nearly 25 percent of the Seattle region’s top tech startups are led by CEOs with backgrounds at Microsoft? That was the result of our...

When life presents game-changing opportunities, go with the pivot, says ModusBox CTO Kent Brown

Kent Brown, co-founder and chief technology officer of Seattle’s ModusBox, with his wife Annie in Bellingham, Wash. (Photo courtesy of Kent Brown) Kent Brown has...

4.6 earthquake rattles Seattle region in the middle of the night

The earthquake struck northeast of Seattle. (USGS Image) Did you feel it? That was the popular question Friday morning as residents around Western Washington awoke to...

Microsoft joins with Pacific NW medical research institutions on data discovery platform

(Fred Hutch Graphic) Microsoft is teaming up with leading medical research organizations to create a shared network of research data in the Pacific Northwest. Dubbed the...

Amazon reportedly working on high-end Echo smart speaker, Alexa-powered home robot

(GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) Amazon’s hardware RD teams are keeping busy, as the tech giant is reportedly working on a pair of intriguing new projects out of its...