Category: Tech News

After struggling with their own drug addictions, these founders just raised $6M for a recovery app

WeConnect co-founders Murphy Jensen and Daniela Luzi Tudor. (WeConnect Photos) Daniela Luzi Tudor and Murphy Jensen know all about recovering from drug and alcohol...

NextStep Interactive raises $3M to help people displaced by AI and automation find healthcare jobs

Chris Hedrick, co-founder NextStep Interactive. (NextStep Photo) A new startup called NextStep Interactive has spun out of Seattle startup studio Pioneer Square Labs and...

Atlassian’s overhaul of Jira is complete, with a more user-friendly interface for the cloud-native era

An overview of the new design for boards in Jira. (Atlassian Photo) The process of developing software has gone through incredible changes since 2002, when Atlassian...

GitHub introduces GitHub Actions to further automate the art of software development

The GitHub Octocat on the floor of the company’s San Francisco headquarters. (Steve Fadden Photo, via Flickr, Creative Commons.) GitHub isn’t content with being the...

TLDR: Paul Allen at the University of Washington

GeekWire is sad to report that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from cancer at the age of 65. Instead of the usual show format, we’re going to feature...

From Cinerama and MoPOP to KEXP and Upstream, Paul Allen’s cultural legacy permeates Seattle

Restored Seattle Cinerama with eye-catching mural. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Many will remember him as the co-founder of Microsoft, or the owner of the Seattle...

Instacart valuation hits $7.6B after $600M round; Amazon removes Instacart branding at Whole Foods

Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta speaks at the 2017 GeekWire Summit. (GeekWire Photo / Dan DeLong) Instacart’s valuation just spiked to $7.6 billion as the grocery delivery...

The cancer that changed the course of Paul Allen’s life, and shaped his legacy

Paul Allen, at right, looks over a slice of brain tissue with Allan Jones, CEO of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, in 2016. Allen died Monday after his second bout...

Microsoft’s record year helps CEO Satya Nadella earn more than $25M in 2018 compensation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella steered the tech giant to one of its best years ever, and he has been handsomely...

Programming error exposed personal information in Fred Hutch database

BigStock Photo A programming error in a database run by Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center exposed the personal information of 5,000 people to the web,...