Category: Tech News

Seattle startup gets in the mix with StudioMaster, a music-matching algorithm that’s in tune with tech

Ligia Tica, left, and Jonathan Kang, co-founders of Seattle-based StudioMaster. (Photos courtesy of StudioMaster) Surely, in our digital lives, we have evolved beyond...

Warren slams Bezos over Amazon’s decision to cut medical benefits for part-time Whole Foods workers

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the front-runners for the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks in Seattle on a campaign stop. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop)...

A reckoning for the gig economy: Why Amazon and Uber are facing new scrutiny over contract workers

Amazon announced its Delivery Service Partner network of independent package companies at an event last year in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) From package...

CryptoKitties maker Dapper Labs raises $11M to build a blockchain for gaming and entertainment

(Dapper Labs Photo) Dapper Labs raised $11 million to continue branching out from the product that made it famous: the popular CryptoKitties digital collectibles. The...

Microsoft and Disney aim to speed up movie and TV production with new ‘scene-to-screen’ cloud deal

(GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft and The Walt Disney Co. agreed to a five-year deal to leverage the tech giant’s cloud prowess to speed up production of TV...

Cybersecurity advice: How local government entities and employees can avoid costly hacks 

From left to right: Route Fifty Senior Editor Alisha Powell Gillis; FBI Special Agent Kevin Brennan; Secret Service Assistant Special Agent in Charge Michael Germain;...

Senators scrutinize Amazon Delivery Service Partners program after reports of accidents and labor law violations

Amazon debuted its new Delivery Service Partners program in June 2018 in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser) Three U.S. Senators are demanding answers from Amazon...

Seattle-based OLEO, maker of CBD-infused drink mixer, raises $1.5M

OLEO flavored tea mixes with CBD. (OLEO Photo) OLEO, the Seattle-based makers of CBD-infused mixers for beverages, has raised $1.5 million in a recent funding round and...

Coming attraction: Evidence is mounting for detection of a second interstellar visitor

A two-color composite image from the Gemini North Multi-Object Spectrograph in Hawaii shows Comet C/2019 Q4 (Borisov). Blue and red dashes are images of background stars...

Seattle startup connects farms to home delivery, launches new program for low-income families

Christopher Teeny, managing owner of Pacific Coast Harvest, alongside Francis Kamau, owner of Faith Beyond Farm in Enumclaw, Wash. Kamau, who immigrated from Kenya, runs...