Category: Tech News

Google CEO confirms Target as big cloud customer, continuing retail moves toward AWS competitors

Target headquarters in Minneapolis. (Bigstock Photo) Target is one of Google Cloud’s newest big customers, furthering a trend of major retailers opting to join up with...

Boeing foresees a doubling in demand for pilots by 2037, and works on ways to fill it

Boeing and the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation and Training have developed a pilot training program that makes use of a virtual-reality...

TLDR: Trump’s false claim about Amazon, teleporting holograms & Imagine Cup, balloon-powered internet service

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Microsoft reportedly building two new Xbox consoles, including a lower-priced streaming device

(GeekWire Photo) Microsoft already said it is working on the next version of its Xbox console. But now a new report reveals some of the company’s plans for not just...

On-demand storage startup and WeWork partner Livible raises $16M to expand nationwide

Photo via Livible. Seattle-based startup Livible has raised an additional $16 million in funding to fuel a nationwide expansion of its storage service. Livible CEO Terry...

Life on the moon? It could have happened billions of years ago, astrobiologists say

The moon passes right across Earth’s disk in a 2015 image captured by the DSCOVR satellite from its observation point, a million miles out in space. (NASA / NOAA...

RFP response automation software startup RFPIO raises $25M

RFPIO, a Beaverton, Ore.-based startup that develops request-for-proposal response automation software, has raised a $25 million funding round from K1 Investment...

Zillow analysis finds Seattle among top cities in U.S. where it pays to move away from urban core

Snarled traffic in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Big tech companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook have made setting up...

CIDR to merge with Seattle Children’s, creating largest pediatric infectious disease org in the US

Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Dr. Lisa Frenkel will co-lead the new team alongside CIDR President John Aitchison. (Seattle Children’s Photo) Infectious...

Improving your golf game: How new tech tools can help sharpen swings and lower scores

Josh Kerns gets his clubs fitted at Club Champion in Bellevue, Wash. (Photo via Josh Kerns) Watching the world’s top golfers at The Open Championship at Carnoustie...