Category: Tech News

Whole Foods ending rewards programs as grocer teases new ties to Amazon Prime

The Whole Foods location in South Lake Union, just blocks from Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, had a slightly different look on Monday. (GeekWire photo / Taylor...

What the tools Facebook built for Europe’s new privacy regulations mean for users everywhere

Facebook is rolling out updates to comply with Europe’s GDPR. (Bigstock Photo) Facebook fatigue may be setting in after weeks of headlines, hours of Congressional...

GeekWire Awards 2018: Vote for a do-gooding tech leader for Geek of the Year

Ed Lazowska of the University of Washington wins the “Geek of the Year” award at the 2017 GeekWire Awards. (GeekWire Photo) The 2018 winner of the GeekWire Awards‘...

In dogged pursuit of more business, Rover’s ‘Walk It Out’ ad campaign pairs happy pets and people

Rover, the network for pet sitters and dog walkers, is all about finding the perfect match between humans and animals. A new ad campaign for the Seattle-based startup...

Home Depot will hire 1,000 tech workers this year to stave off challenge from Amazon

(Bigstock Photo) The Home Depot said it will hire 1,000 technology workers this year as part of a three-year, $11.1 billion strategic investment in technology and...

Forget the machines, fear the man-made dinosaurs in new ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ trailer

Most of the television and film science fiction we watch these days makes us fearful of the coming rise of the machines. Short of zombies, it’s the robots that will...

High-tech light therapy kiosk aims to combat Vitamin D deficiency, launches with clinical trials

The Solius kiosk is a self-serve device that delivers light therapy, which the company is pursuing as a way to combat vitamin D deficiency. (Solius Photo) Vitamin D...

Sierra Nevada Corp. gears up to build a cargo spaceship – and a space station

Sierra Nevada Corp.’s Dream Chaser atmospheric test vehicle is on display at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle) COLORADO SPRINGS,...

Polyverse raises more cash for Linux cybersecurity product that can prevent zero-day attacks

Polyverse CEO Alex Gounares. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Polyverse has raised more funding to fuel growth of its Linux cybersecurity technology. The Seattle-area...

GeekWire Awards 2018: Cast your ballot for one of these rising stars nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Pioneer Square Labs co-founder Ben Gilbert was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2017 GeekWire Awards. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Young Entrepreneur of...