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GeekWire Game Night is July 10: Catan, Black Jack and Dave Schappell buying the first round

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Elise Shapiro celebrates as Rob McGarty of EnergySavvy looks on at last year’s GeekWire Game Night. (Annie Laurie Malarkey photo) OK, folks, we’re gearing up for one of our favorite meetups of the year. Back by popular demand, it’s GeekWire Game Night! That’s right. On July 10th, from 5 p.m....
GeekWire Game Night is July 10: Catan, Black Jack and Dave Schappell buying the first round

Video: Rock star Dave Dederer at the GeekWire Summit

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At the conclusion of yesterday’s GeekWire Summit, we were honored to be joined by one of our favorite Seattle-based musicians, Dave Dederer, a founding member of the alt-rock band Presidents of the United States of America. Dave Dederer at the GeekWire Summit. (Annie Laurie Malarkey photo) Dederer, who got...
Video: Rock star Dave Dederer at the GeekWire Summit

Emerald City Comicon attracts record 53,000 people, plans to expand next year

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One of the characters of Emerald City Comicon 2012 in Seattle over the weekend. (Annie Laurie Malarkey photo) If the crowds felt bigger at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle this past weekend, it wasn’t a Jedi mind trick. The 10th annual confab of pop culture and comic books set a new...
Emerald City Comicon attracts record 53,000 people, plans to expand next year

Wavii emerges from stealth, touts a better news aggregator

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It’s been nearly two years since we first encountered Wavii. Operating in the equivalent of a bunker, the Seattle startup has offered just a few clues of the news aggregation service that it is building. But the company — backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top angel investors and led...
Wavii emerges from stealth, touts a better news aggregator

Boston shows PAX East some love, secures long-term deal

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I’ve been covering and attending the Penny Arcade Expo, better known as PAX, since it was a humble curiosity at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center back in 2004, started by the guys from the Seattle-based Penny Arcade webcomic. Since then it has grown into one of the biggest events on the video-game...
Boston shows PAX East some love, secures long-term deal

The Next 50: Earth Portal takes you on a breathtaking trip into the depths of space

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The Next 50 at the Seattle Center started yesterday with events, live music, food trucks, and children flipping through the air (literally). The Next 50 is a six-month-long extravaganza that aligns with the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World‘s Fair in Seattle — the event that brought us the Space...
The Next 50: Earth Portal takes you on a breathtaking trip into the depths of space
GeekWire game night is back! Mark your calendar for July 10

Kate Matsudaira departs Decide.com, starts Pop Forms

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Kate Matsudaira (GeekWire Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey) Kate Matsudaira has left Decide.com, and started a new  company called Pop Forms that’s developing software to help employees and managers be more productive. Matsudaira previously served as vice president of engineering at Decide.com, and before that served in a similar role at...
Kate Matsudaira departs Decide.com, starts Pop Forms

Where’s your #geekspace? Show us your work zone

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I am fascinated by our connected culture, watching the way communities grow and change online.  As a photographer with a background in sociology, one of my favorite ways of soaking up cultural and visual information is on the Instagram photo sharing platform. Amazing clusters of inspiring photos have sprung up from Instagram in...
Where’s your #geekspace? Show us your work zone

VP Debate Spurs Searches Like "Shirtless" (Ryan), "Laughing" (Biden) & Other "Malarkey"

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There’s a kind of Pavlovian response that happens with major national events in the U.S. (and probably elsewhere): internet users taking to the web to comment on and/or learn more about what they’re experiencing. As expected, conversation spiked on social networking sites during the... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
VP Debate Spurs Searches Like "Shirtless" (Ryan), "Laughing" (Biden) & Other "Malarkey"
Geek of the Week: Christian Hansson, Tango Card CTO
Inside Nathan Myhrvold’s office: The ultimate ‘geekspace’

GeekWire Awards: Vote for the 'Next Tech Titan'

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Today’s featured category in the GeekWire Awards voting is a big one, literally. The Next Tech Titan — brought to you by Wave Business Solutions — will reward the company that’s moving from the tough trenches of startup land to the big leagues. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with those...
GeekWire Awards: Vote for the 'Next Tech Titan'
Ray Ozzie's stealthy startup Talko raises $4 million

Mobile vet David Bluhm joins UW's entrepreneur-in-residence program

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Z2Live co-founder David Bluhm poses in front of Sgt. Ramsey, a character in Battle Nations. Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey Seattle entrepreneur David Bluhm has joined the University of Washington’s entrepreneur-in-residence program as part of an ongoing effort by the university to match experienced Seattle area business leaders with new innovations emerging...
Mobile vet David Bluhm joins UW's entrepreneur-in-residence program

The life and death of a smartphone rumor

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Nokia’s Lumia line of smartphones is new enough that if you have some of its component handsets mentally twisted, fret not. Here’s the straight dope: the Lumia 710, 800, and 900 are real. However, rumors are running hot about Nokia’s Windows Phones, and so figuring out what is legitimate, and what is...
The life and death of a smartphone rumor

GeekWire Update: Where we are, one year later

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Todd Bishop, John Cook, Jonathan Sposato and Rebecca Lovell at the GeekWire launch last year. (Karen Ducey photo) GeekWire’s one-year anniversary was March 7, but we were so busy with the GeekWire Summit that we didn’t get a chance to continue our tradition of providing updates on the state of...
GeekWire Update: Where we are, one year later
Geek of the Week: Hipcricket’s Ivan Braiker, broadcast vet in a mobile world

INRIX CEO Bryan Mistele on surviving 70 VC rejections

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Inrix CEO Bryan Mistele is transforming how companies get traffic information. Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey Bryan Mistele wants to eliminate one of society’s biggest issues – traffic. How’s he going to do it? Find out in this episode of Nextcast. Growing up, Bryan knew he wanted to run his own...
INRIX CEO Bryan Mistele on surviving 70 VC rejections

Here are 5 tech companies from Seattle that could take the IPO plunge in 2012

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Which Seattle tech companies could take the IPO plunge in 2012? Photo via Bigstock The world may be waiting on a Facebook IPO. And while there’s some chatter about whether the $5 billion public offering from the social networking giant will open the floodgates for tech offerings, The Wall Street...
Here are 5 tech companies from Seattle that could take the IPO plunge in 2012

SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 12, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: VP Debate Spurs Searches Like “Shirtless” (Ryan), “Laughing” (Biden) & Other “Malarkey” There’s a kind of Pavlovian... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 12, 2012
Geek of the Week: Craig Simmons on the future of libraries in the digital age

ACTA Failure Inspires The Most Clueless Column Ever

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Last week was a good week for those who believe in the internet and culture, with the rejection of ACTA being a key moment in Europe, on par with the rejection of SOPA in the US six months earlier. Of course, as we saw with the defeat of SOPA, a...
ACTA Failure Inspires The Most Clueless Column Ever

Chatterbox: Tuesday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterOkay, we've done Monday now, let's have a go at this Tuesday malarkey.GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions...
Chatterbox: Tuesday
Full results: GeekWire Ping Pong & Foosball Tourneys
Geek Made: Squirt-gun robot, electromagnetic fish tank and more from Mini Maker Faire
Q&A: Ray Ozzie on startups, Microsoft, and what he’s dreaming up next
PopCap’s John Vechey on the power of listening, and how they turned down a $300M buyout
Ping-pong is back! Don't miss GeekWire's Anniversary Bash
BMW picks INRIX to help drivers figure out where they’re going
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