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Ex-Amazon employee gets 6 months in jail for leaking quarterly results to fraternity brother - World News
Ex-Amazon employee gets 6 months in jail for leaking quarterly results to fraternity brother 4 days ago
A former Amazon financial analyst was sentenced to six months in jail and a $2,500 fine for leaking confidential financial information about quarterly earnings to a former fraternity brother. Brett Kennedy of Blaine, Wash. was sentenced in U.S. District C
Ex-Amazon employee gets 6 months in jail for leaking quarterly results to fraternity brother -World News
Ex-Amazon employee gets 6 months in jail for leaking quarterly results to fraternity brother 4 days ago
A former Amazon financial analyst was sentenced to six months in jail and a $2,500 fine for leaking confidential financial information about quarterly earnings to a former fraternity brother. Brett Kennedy of Blaine, Wash. was sentenced in U.S. District C
Cascadia rising: New group aims to help Pacific NW rival Silicon Valley as unified innovation hub -World News
Cascadia rising: New group aims to help Pacific NW rival Silicon Valley as unified innovation hub 4 days ago
Despite its tech giants, leading universities, and talent, Seattle still struggles to stack up to Silicon Valley when it comes to venture capital funding and the startup activity dependent on it. But if Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., and Portland can fuse into
LaserMotive makes a switch to PowerLight and turns its focus to beaming power over fiber -World News
LaserMotive makes a switch to PowerLight and turns its focus to beaming power over fiber 4 days ago
The company formerly known as LaserMotive is coming out of stealth mode with a new name — PowerLight Technologies — and a sharper focus on beaming power over fiber-optic cables. “The company has gone through a major transformation,” Rich
Geek of the Week: After 19 years at Amazon, senior principal engineer John Darrow is never bored -World News
Geek of the Week: After 19 years at Amazon, senior principal engineer John Darrow is never bored 4 days ago
John Darrow has been at Amazon since the days when the tech giant was simply “Earth’s Biggest Bookstore,” selling just books and shipping orders out of one Seattle warehouse. Nineteen years later, Darrow has grown through the ranks to be
MLS Cup prediction from Sounders legend and new Vicis employee Roger Levesque -World News
MLS Cup prediction from Sounders legend and new Vicis employee Roger Levesque 4 days ago
The Sounders are bringing the MLS Cup back to Seattle if Roger Levesque’s prediction holds true. Levesque dropped by our big GeekWire Gala party on Wednesday and we had a chance to catch up with the former Sounders star who retired in 2012 and recen
Melinda Gates wants curious kids to unwrap their full STEM potential with these holiday gift ideas -World News
Melinda Gates wants curious kids to unwrap their full STEM potential with these holiday gift ideas 4 days ago
If the holiday gift tag is signed “Melinda,” chances are pretty good that that gift will be an inspiring one for any kid with a passing interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In a new blog post and video on Medium, Melin
As Kubernetes matures, the cloud-native movement turns its attention to the service mesh -World News
As Kubernetes matures, the cloud-native movement turns its attention to the service mesh 4 days ago
AUSTIN – If 2017 was the year of Kubernetes within the cloud-native computing movement, 2018 looks like it might be a year in which all of those companies embracing microservices realize they now need something else to make sure all those services c
Here’s why Microsoft is building a cricket field in the middle of its redeveloped campus -World News
Here’s why Microsoft is building a cricket field in the middle of its redeveloped campus 4 days ago
In a lot of ways, Microsoft’s big redevelopment project at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash., looks similar to many tech companies around the world —  a dense, modern campus centered around open spaces and an outdoor plaza. But there is one uniq
Surging ‘Seattle 10’ startups show off their strategies on supersized cocktail napkins -World News
Surging ‘Seattle 10’ startups show off their strategies on supersized cocktail napkins 4 days ago
The idea of sketching business plans and ideas on cocktail napkins dates back decades. You quickly draw out the core components of a business on a napkin, and it helps highlight what is really important because those scraps of paper don’t provide a
AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market -World News
AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market 4 days ago
 Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week after their re:Invent conference ended to announce their more thing when it quietly released a single sign on product for the AWS c
Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: The Big Bitcoin Boom -World News
Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: The Big Bitcoin Boom 4 days ago
In this week’s tech newsletter, our correspondents discuss Bitcoin, Amazon and the tech industry’s ongoing problems with sexual harassment.
Amazon bringing Echo and Alexa to 80 additional countries in major global expansion -World News
Amazon bringing Echo and Alexa to 80 additional countries in major global expansion 4 days ago
Amazon is launching three of its Echo devices with Alexa in 80 additional countries starting today — a major international expansion for the company’s smart speakers and voice-based assistant. New markets for the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus incl
AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market -World News
AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market 4 days ago
 Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week after their re:Invent conference ended to announce their more thing when it quietly released a single sign on product for the AWS c
Amazon bringing Echo and Alexa to 80 additional countries in major global expansion -World News
Amazon bringing Echo and Alexa to 80 additional countries in major global expansion 4 days ago
Amazon is launching three of its Echo devices with Alexa in 80 additional countries starting today — a major international expansion for the company’s smart speakers and voice-based assistant. New markets for the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus incl
Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries -World News
Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries 4 days ago
 Amazon is continuing to push its media services worldwide after it expanded its Alexa smart speakers and its standalone Music Unlimited service to an additional 28 countries today. The company took its Prime Video service global a year ago and last
Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries -World News
Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries 4 days ago
 Amazon is continuing to push its media services worldwide after it expanded its Alexa smart speakers and its standalone Music Unlimited service to an additional 28 countries today. The company took its Prime Video service global a year ago and last
How seconds of staring at the solar eclipse led to a world of hurt for one woman -World News
How seconds of staring at the solar eclipse led to a world of hurt for one woman 5 days ago
A medical case reported today in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology proved the wisdom of all those warnings not to stare at the partly covered sun during August’s solar eclipse. Unfortunately, it’s too late for the woman at the center of the case:
Tethers Unlimited wins NASA grant to work on future FabLab for 3-D printing in space -World News
Tethers Unlimited wins NASA grant to work on future FabLab for 3-D printing in space 5 days ago
Bothell, Wash.-based Tethers Unlimited is getting a shot at helping to create an advanced fabrication facility that could manufacture and recycle 3-D printed items in space. Tethers Unlimited and two other companies will have 18 months to deliver a protot
Startup Nomad’s ‘human billboard’ marketing blends digital technology with a personal touch -World News
Startup Nomad’s ‘human billboard’ marketing blends digital technology with a personal touch 5 days ago
Walking on the campus at Washington State University, Jonah Friedl had an “aha” moment. He wasn’t just surrounded by fellow students, he was among an audience perfect for marketing. “There were 1,000-plus millennials in the same place at the same
California officials warn against use of navigation apps steering drivers to empty (burning) streets -World News
California officials warn against use of navigation apps steering drivers to empty (burning) streets 5 days ago
Navigating the Los Angeles area and avoiding traffic is a difficult enough proposition, but it must be especially scary this week for people fleeing or trying to steer clear of the wildfires that are wreaking havoc on the region. Because so many folks now
Amazon wins $3.6M in lawsuit against vendor that manipulated automated purchasing system -World News
Amazon wins $3.6M in lawsuit against vendor that manipulated automated purchasing system 5 days ago
A jury in Seattle awarded Amazon $3.6 million after the tech giant sued a vendor for manipulating its automated ordering system and refusing to accept return of its own products. Amazon filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Western Washington las
NHL to open expansion application process to Seattle; season-ticket drive will gauge interest -World News
NHL to open expansion application process to Seattle; season-ticket drive will gauge interest 5 days ago
OK, the Sonics aren’t coming back (just yet), but Seattle moved a step closer to giving hockey geeks (raise your hand — are you out there?) a reason to celebrate on Thursday when the NHL announced how it feels about an expansion franchise in the c
CityBldr raises cash and prepares to expand software that reveals hidden real estate value to California -World News
CityBldr raises cash and prepares to expand software that reveals hidden real estate value to California 5 days ago
Seattle startup CityBldr is breaking new ground, boosted by fresh funding from undisclosed investors. The startup’s chief executive, Bryan Copley, isn’t commenting on the investment but SEC documents reveal CityBldr has raised $2.9 million of
Dubious claim of week: Air Force’s “EMP missile” could disable N. Korean ICBMs -World News
Dubious claim of week: Air Force’s “EMP missile” could disable N. Korean ICBMs 5 days ago
CHAMP microwave pulse can disable electronics, but “frying” ICBMs is a long shot.