Category: Tech News

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...

Amazon reveals Prime number for the first time: 100M members globally and counting

Amazon Prime’s membership tops more than 100 million accounts worldwide, the company said this afternoon, revealing the number of subscribers to its fast-shipping...

Startup Spotlight: LaunchBoard analyzes customer conversations to learn what they want

LaunchBoard CEO Joshua Del Begio, left, and chief product officer Caleb Del Begio. (LaunchBoard Photo) Brothers Joshua and Caleb Del Begio want to help businesses keep...

High standards and perfect handstands: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on the secret formula for success

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (GeekWire File Photo) Jeff Bezos hasn’t written his own business book, yet, but the Amazon CEO and founder has delivered enough lessons to fill...

Amazon reports median wage of $28K in 2017 — here’s why the number is so low

Warehouse workers, part-time and full-time, represent a significant chunk of Amazon’s global workforce. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) The median compensation of...

SpaceX launches NASA’s TESS spacecraft on mission to seek out alien planets

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lofts NASA’s TESS probe into space. (NASA via YouTube) SpaceX has launched NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, kicking...

DARPA Launch Challenge offers $10M top prize for rapid-turnaround orbital liftoffs

The DARPA Launch Challenge is designed to provide more incentives for the development of flexible, responsive launch systems. (DARPA Illustration) COLORADO SPRINGS,...

TLDR: Amazon and Best Buy are BFFs, T-Mobile’s military hiring push, ‘Walk it out’ with Rover

[Editor’s Note: TLDR is GeekWire’s daily news rundown, hosted by Starla Sampaco. Watch today’s update above, subscribe to GeekWire on YouTube for every episode,...