Category: Tech News

Breakthrough Discuss turns spotlight on search for life elsewhere in solar system

Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco shows a graphic that compares the size of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, with the British Isles. (Breakthrough Initiatives Photo)...

Look out, Amazon: Trump’s USPS task force to review ‘expansion and pricing of package delivery’

Photo illustration by GeekWire. (Not an actual USPS employee). President Donald Trump appears to be escalating his war on Amazon. He issued an executive order Thursday...

‘Myst’ turns 25: Cyan Worlds celebrates seminal game with an anniversary Kickstarter

A screenshot from RealMyst, Android version, 2017. Cyan Worlds, the game developer based outside of Spokane, Wash., launched a Kickstarter this week to mark the 25th...

Monitoring continues to be a valuable part of the hybrid cloud, as Sensu raises $10M

Sensu CEO Caleb Hailey (Sensu Photo) Modern cloud deployments are a tough thing to keep a handle on, which is part of the reason why Portland’s Sensu just raised $10...

GeekWire Awards 2018: Deal of the Year recognizes the top venture rounds, acquisitions and IPOs

Pitchbook CEO John Gabbert accepts the award for Deal of the Year at the 2017 GeekWire Awards. (GeekWire Photo). Zulily. PopCap. Blue Box. PitchBook. Those are just a...

Healthcare companies raise $6.8B in Q1, topping tech and every other industry

Every year, millions of people who get a flu shot still come down with the disease.(Bigstock Photo) Healthcare has been a winner so far in 2018, at least in terms of...

Geek of the Week: With an eye on AI, teen coder Zoe Sheill applies real intelligence to future goals

Zoe Sheill is a senior at Mercer Island High School. (Photo courtesy of Zoe Sheill) Zoe Sheill hasn’t completed her senior year at Mercer Island High School. But she...

Startup Spotlight: WeSolv connects Fortune 500 companies with a network of MBA students

The WeSolv team. (Photo via WeSolv) WeSolv is putting a new spin on today’s recruiting market, bringing together MBA students — and potential future employees —...

Here’s how much Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff made in 2017 compared to the company’s median worker compensation

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff made close to $7.9 million between base salary, stock options and other compensation in 2017, a figure that represents 65 times the median...

GeekWork Picks: Diversity-focused Ada Developers Academy seeks new software development teacher

The tech industry has a real struggle when it comes to attracting diverse talent, and Ada Developers Academy is doing something about that. The non-profit offers an...