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John Cook, Todd Bishop and guests talk about the latest tech news and trends.

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Episodes

Lessons from a transportation nightmare

9/22/2017
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What’s the best way to beat the nightmarish traffic in Seattle? We decided to find out. GeekWire reporters raced a car, ride shares, a bike, a high-tech skateboard and the good old bus system to find the most effective way through rush-hour traffic, and share our take-aways on this episode of the Week In Geek. Also on this episode: A new biotech HQ built to destroy cancer, the Seattle Sounders ditch Ticketmaster, and Microsoft opens a mysterious office in a town outside Seattle. Follow all...

Duration: 00:37:34


Google's Nest takes on smart home security

9/21/2017
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Nest, a Google-owned smart device company, announced tons of new products this week and when you put them all together, you can make a smart home security system. Plus, Google’s weird $1 billion deal with HTC, a new lamp that comes with Alexa inside and upset over the new Apple Watch 3. Follow all our tech coverage at GeekWire.com and subscribe to our live behind-the-scenes videos on GearLive, youtube.com/gearlive Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington Human...

Duration: 00:35:13


That's money! Tech funding trends with Pitchbook's John Gabbert

9/20/2017
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Want to know something about anything? Follow the money, and see where it goes. That's what we do on this episode of the GeekWire podcast with Pitchbook founder and CEO John Gabbert, who is elbow-deep in the finances that fuel the tech world. We'll dive into venture funding, unicorns, IPOs and much more. Read more and follow all our tech coverage at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington Human Centered Design and Engineering department -- learn more at...

Duration: 00:32:05


Amazon's one-click patent

9/15/2017
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Amazon's "one-click patent" is about to expire -- it's a classic example of why the U.S. patenting process doesn't mesh with tech. We discuss on this episode of the Week In Geek. Plus: What we know so far about the huge Equifax hack, Seattle's proposed Air BnB tax and we dive into the world of Kubernetes, the hottest thing in cloud tech. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington...

Duration: 00:37:55


Health Tech: Using data and crowdsourcing to fight cancer

9/14/2017
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Dr. Tony Blau saw a big problem with cancer treatment: we can’t make sense of all the data we can gather. So he founded a startup that connects experts, doctors and patients to sort through their data and build an ever-smarter cancer database. We speak with Blau on this episode of GeekWire’s Health Tech podcast. For more Health Tech stories visit GeekWire.com/healthtech. Thank you to our sponsor, Providence St. Joseph Health’s Digital and Innovation Group. Follow them at...

Duration: 00:27:46


The Global Innovation Exchange

9/13/2017
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Two years ago, the University of Washington and China's premier tech school, Tsinghua University, announced a first-of-its kind project: The Global Innovation Exchange. It's an innovative new approach to teaching entrepreneurship and it's approaching its official launch. On this episode of the GeekWire podcast, we speak with GIX Co-Director and UW's VP of innovation strategy Vikram Jandhyala about the new project and how it's setting out to disrupt the innovation economy. Follow all our...

Duration: 00:27:01


Geared Up: The iPhone X

9/12/2017
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Apple *finally* revealed its new iPhone lineup, after what feels like a year of hype, leaks and rumors. It's premium device: The iPhone X (as in the roman numeral ten, not the letter "x"). We geek out on all the new tech packed into the phone and break down what sets it apart from the iPhone 8 and 8 plus, also announced today. Plus, a new Apple Watch and upgrades to Apple TV. Follow all our tech coverage at GeekWire.com and subscribe to our live behind-the-scenes videos on GearLive,...

Duration: 00:36:46


Analysis: Amazon's second headquarters

9/8/2017
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Amazon surprised everyone Thursday morning when it announced it is looking to build a second headquarters in a city in North America. The news has big implications for Seattle, Amazon’s home, as well as cities around the country that are already lining up to woo the tech giant. We break down the news, what it means for Seattle and where we think Amazon will go next on this episode. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this...

Duration: 00:39:42


Hot take: Amazon's second headquarters

9/7/2017
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Amazon made a surprise announcement Thursday morning: The tech giant is seeking a new city to build a second headquarters that will cost roughly $5 billion and employ 50,000 people. GeekWire editor John Cook joined KIRO's Seattle Morning News to discuss the announcement, what it means for Seattle and where the second headquarters could go. We'll do an in-depth analysis of the news on our Week In Geek podcast on Friday, and also read our coverage of the news at GeekWire.com Thank you to...

Duration: 00:07:41


Axios journalist Ina Fried on the future of tech

9/6/2017
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Ina Fried is a veteran tech journalist, having served stints at outlets including Re/code, CNET and All Things Digital. She's now the chief technology correspondent for a new news organization, Axios. On this episode of the GeekWire podcast, we sit down with Ina to discuss the future of tech, the divide between Seattle and Silicon Valley and how journalism is adapting to a new digital landscape. Follow all our coverage and analysis of the tech world at GeekWire.com Thank you to this...

Duration: 00:40:49


How SciFi's silo is expanding

9/4/2017
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When we think of old-school science fiction, novels about aliens and ray guns are top of mind. But these days, what counts as SciFi is rapidly changing. From more diverse creators to mediums including video games, there's more SciFi around now than ever before. On this episode of our special SciFi and arts series, we hear from noted author and president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Cat Rambo about the state of science fiction. Follow all our coverage and see more...

Duration: 00:29:53


Uber's CEO surprise

8/31/2017
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Surprise! Uber's new CEO is none other than GeekWire regular Dara Khosrowshahi. He's well known in Seattle as the longtime CEO of Expedia, and on this episode we talk about how he'll fit in at the embattled ride-hailing company he now leads. Plus, major steps in the fight against cancer, an inspiring bike ride and the mess of Seattle's sloppy intersections. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The...

Duration: 00:34:17


Alexa and Cortana are hooking up

8/31/2017
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Amazon and Microsoft announced a surprise partnership this week: their smart assistants Alexa and Cortana are now buddies and can call on each other to do tasks. Plus, we test out Alexa’s latest trick: multi-room audio. We also hear the sordid tale of Kanoa earbuds and the unwitting role Andru played in the fallout of the company closing. Follow all our tech coverage at GeekWire.com and subscribe to our live behind-the-scenes videos on GearLive, youtube.com/gearlive Thank you to this...

Duration: 00:38:37


Analysis: Amazon slashes Whole Foods prices

8/28/2017
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It’s official: Amazon closed its acquisition of Whole Foods Monday and immediately rolled out big price cuts at the traditionally pricy grocery retailer. We tell you what we saw in Whole Foods stores Monday and just how much the changes will impact your wallet on this special episode of the GeekWire Podcast. Follow all our coverage of Amazon and other tech at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington Human Centered Design and Engineering department....

Duration: 00:24:10


Random Channel: The best burgers in Seattle?

8/27/2017
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On this episode, we have some fun — and a fierce debate about burgers. Join the GeekWire crew for our watercooler segment, the Random Channel, a regular feature on our Week In Geek podcast. If you like it, let us know at podcast@geekwire.com and listen to the Week In Geek every Friday for more. Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington Human Centered Design and Engineering department. Learn more: www.hcde.washington.edu; and Hughes Marino, the commercial real...

Duration: 00:15:13


Amazon lowering prices at Whole Foods

8/25/2017
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Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods will close Monday, and the tech giant has promised to immediately start slashing prices. Meanwhile, back on the ranch, Google and Walmart are teaming up to take on Amazon’s new grocery presence. So who will come out ahead in the great grocery race? Plus, a study on how we use apps and a report on Seattle’s latest bike sharing service, Ofo. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's...

Duration: 00:36:54


All about the new Galaxy Note 8

8/24/2017
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Galaxy unveiled its newest luxury phone in New York Thursday. Geared Up co-host Andru Edwards was at the event and phones in to give us his impression of the high-end device -- spoiler alert: it's packed with a TON of cool tech. Follow all our tech coverage at GeekWire.com and subscribe to our live behind-the-scenes videos on GearLive, youtube.com/gearlive Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington's Human Centered Design and Engineering department. Learn more: ...

Duration: 00:16:52


The 'golden age' of sci-fi with best-selling author Greg Bear

8/21/2017
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Some of the top films, TV shows and books today are what was once called “genre fiction,” like sci-fi and fantasy. So is it a golden age for the geeky arts? Or is this mainstream-ization of geek culture more ominous? We explore that question with renowned sci-fi author Gret Bear in the first episode of our special pop-culture podcast series, hosted by Frank Catalano. Follow all our coverage and see more on Geek Culture at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of...

Duration: 00:33:29


The Week In Geek: Scary Smart Tech

8/18/2017
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Some tech is too smart for its own good. On this episode of The Week In Geek: an AI bot that can beat some of the best gamers in the world and how hackers could use smart devices to spy on us. Plus, tech that replaces medical equipment and disrupts dozens of industries. Follow all our coverage and read the stories we talked about this week at GeekWire.com Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington's Human Centered Design and Engineering department. Learn more: ...

Duration: 00:36:45


How to make the most of the solar eclipse

8/17/2017
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On August 21, the mainland United States will see its first total solar eclipse in 38 years. We talk with GeekWire Space and Science editor Alan Boyle about the importance of the eclipse, the science behind it and how you can make the most of it in this GeekWire podcast special. Follow all of Alan’s eclipse coverage at geekwire.com/space Thank you to this week's sponsors: The University of Washington's Human Centered Design and Engineering department. Learn more: ...

Duration: 00:19:56

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