Category: Tech News

Real estate startup Curbio expands to Seattle, aims to speed up home renovation projects

Curbio’s project dashboard. (Curbio Photo) Another day, another real estate tech startup comes to Seattle. Curbio co-founder Matt Siegal. (Curbio Photo) This time...

Seattle shooting rattles tech companies and raises concerns about safety of city’s urban core

The scene of a shooting at the corner of Pine Street and Third Avenue in Seattle on Wednesday, as seen from the offices of the tech startup Suplari. (Nikesh Parekh...

‘One of the dumbest things I’ve seen’: Backlash mounts against Microsoft’s plan to install Bing as default Chrome search for some Office users

(Bigstock Photo) Microsoft’s plan to override Google’s search engine in its own Chrome browser for some Office customers has roiled users and led to widespread...

Washington state wants to regulate artificial intelligence, as Microsoft lobbies for new rules

The Washington state Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (Flickr Photo / WSDOT) Washington state could become a pioneer in regulating artificial intelligence if lawmakers and...

Startup founders: Here’s how to convince people to join your company over the big tech giants

From left to right: Startup veteran and consultant Sharmilli Ghosh; Madrona Venture Group Partner Sudip Chakrabarti; Pioneer Square Labs Managing Director Julie Sandler;...

After startup burnout, Seattle’s Kyle Kesterson resets on the road and launches a portal for rituals

Kyle Kesterson in Israel. (Photo courtesy of Kyle Kesterson) Dipping into what he called one of the juiciest bowls of guacamole he’d ever come across, Kyle Kesterson...

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Stand-up mathematician; healthcare at home; geeky music; and more

— Math is one of those subjects that seems to be divisive among students as they grow up. Basically, you love it or you hate it. There aren’t many middle-of-the-road...

Star Trek’s George Takei tweaks President Trump over Space Force’s trekky new seal

The seal for Star Trek’s fictional Starfleet Command has some design elements in common with the seal for the U.S. Space Force. (CBS / Space Force Images via Twitter)...

Uber and Lyft criticized for automated surge pricing after Seattle shooting

(Bigstock Photo) Prices on Uber and Lyft rose to as much as five times normal rates in the immediate aftermath of a deadly shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday...

Videos: Here’s how browsing on Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface Duo phone will work

(Microsoft Photo) Information is starting to trickle out about how Microsoft’s Surface Duo — the Android-powered, dual-screen device that marks the tech giant’s...