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GamesBeat weekly news roundup

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You may not have noticed, but we’re now publishing a lot of game stories exclusively on the GamesBeat section of our site these days. These are stories that we feel are less geared to the general readership but will especially appeal to gamers and readers involved in the game...
GamesBeat weekly news roundup

Podcast: Getting set for Windows 8, with guest Mary Jo Foley

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Mary Jo Foley The big Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface launches are less than a week away, and on this episode of the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we get some help putting things in perspective from Mary Jo Foley, the author of ZDNet’s All About Microsoft blog and...
Podcast: Getting set for Windows 8, with guest Mary Jo Foley
How bystanders documented a suicide with a flood of tweets and images

GeekWire Radio: Are you ready for a technology detox?

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Could you give up technology for a day? What would you learn about yourself and the world if you did? Dan Rollman of the National Day of Unplugging. Today is the fourth annual National Day of Unplugging, encouraging people to go without technology for a day, and we are...
GeekWire Radio: Are you ready for a technology detox?

GeekWire Radio: Facebook’s IPO, as viewed by a skeptic

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Our big topic is Facebook’s IPO this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast. We assess the company’s debut on the NASDAQ and discuss its future outlook with Nat Burgess of Corum Group, a mergers-and-acquisitions specialist who is skeptical about Facebook’s long-term prospects. Nat Burgess in the KIRO-FM...
GeekWire Radio: Facebook’s IPO, as viewed by a skeptic

Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

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NOTE: This week’s episode of the GigaOM Weekly News Wrap-Up was recorded on the morning of Thursday, April 18, prior to the heavy police activity that followed later that night. On this week’s show, we look at the media landscape in the aftermath of the Boston terror attack. How does...
Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

Weekly Wrapup: Apple eschews skeumorphism? And the problems with Path

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Taking a cue from Apple, we mixed it up this week on the GigaOM Weekly News Wrapup show by taking over a small conference room and recording the podcast at GigaOM HQ. A good time was had by all as we talked Apple’s possible new mobile design direction, the billion...
Weekly Wrapup: Apple eschews skeumorphism? And the problems with Path

Portal to the Id: World Weekly News

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Portal to the Id: World Weekly News

GeekWire Radio: Comic books, nerd rock and Angry Birds

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Jim Demonakos figures out this whole microphone thing in the KIRO-FM studios. (Erynn Rose photo.) This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we get a preview of next weekend’s Emerald City Comicon from the conference director, Jim Demonakos. He’s a multitalented guy (and past GeekWire Geek of the Week)...
GeekWire Radio: Comic books, nerd rock and Angry Birds

GeekWire Radio: Windows 8, Apple, BuddyTV and a new era in the digital living room

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BuddyTV's Andy Liu in the KIRO studios. (Erynn Rose photo) This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we chat with BuddyTV CEO Andy Liu about all the changes happening in the digital living room — as exemplified by BuddyTV’s apps and Liu’s own elaborate living-room setup. We also...
GeekWire Radio: Windows 8, Apple, BuddyTV and a new era in the digital living room

GeekWire Radio: Google’s big week, Amazon’s new ways, and how geeks go camping

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Ah, summer camp. Hiking, campfires, sing-alongs, s’mores … and hacking? Our subject on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast is camping, with a geeky twist. David Hulton of ToorCamp in the studio. (Erynn Rose photo) Our guest is David Hulton, a founder and one of the organizers of ToorCamp, a...
GeekWire Radio: Google’s big week, Amazon’s new ways, and how geeks go camping

GeekWire Podcast: Inside the world of an RFID implantee

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Radio Frequency Identification, better known as RFID, is used in everything from livestock to shipping containers. But what about humans? This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we talk with Amal Graafstra, who has had the distinction of walking around for years with an RFID tag implanted...
GeekWire Podcast: Inside the world of an RFID implantee

GeekWire Podcast: Digital tipping point for Post Office

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How many of you still send or receive letters and bills in the mail on a regular basis? This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we explore the larger trends that are leading the U.S. Postal Service to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, and get a...
GeekWire Podcast: Digital tipping point for Post Office

GeekWire Podcast: Where The Hell is Matt? On our show!

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Even if you don’t recognize Matt Harding’s name, you’ve probably seen one of his videos. He’s the globetrotting YouTube star behind the site WhereTheHellisMatt.com. His videos, showing him dancing with people in countries around the world, have been viewed millions upon millions of times. Matt Harding in the KIRO-FM...
GeekWire Podcast: Where The Hell is Matt? On our show!

GeekWire Radio: Getting to know Microsoft's Xbox One

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This week on the GeekWire radio show, we dive into the details of Microsoft’s newly unveiled Xbox One console — including the redesigned controller, the upgraded Kinect sensor, the lack of backward compatibility with the Xbox 360, and the company’s attempt to make this an all-in-one entertainment console. That...
GeekWire Radio: Getting to know Microsoft's Xbox One

GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

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Do Seattle’s tech startups dream big enough, and do the region’s startup investors do enough to help make those big dreams happen? Chris DeVore and Tony Wright in the KIRO-FM studios. We explore those topics and more this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, as we compare...
GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world
GeekWire Podcast: How to be more productive and take control of your life

GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s big week, and the future of NFC wireless on our phones

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It has been a significant week for Microsoft, from the announcement of the company’s Surface tablet computer, (and its unique cover/keyboard) to the unveiling of Windows Phone 8. We assess the impact of the news (and the mysterious way Microsoft delivered it) in our weekly news wrapup on this week’s...
GeekWire Radio: Microsoft’s big week, and the future of NFC wireless on our phones

GeekWire Radio: Facebook, Instagram, Kickstarter and the world of creative funding

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Stephen "Stepto" Toulouse in the studio (Erynn Rose photo) Our guest this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast is Stephen Toulouse, better known as Stepto, who joins us for a conversation about the Kickstarter funding platform and other methods of funding projects through fans and customers. Many people...
GeekWire Radio: Facebook, Instagram, Kickstarter and the world of creative funding

Podcast: How to make an iPhone more like a BlackBerry

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Our guests this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast are Robert and Cody Solomon, the father-and-son team behind a new line of iPhone accessories called “Spike” that let you type on the Apple device using a physical keyboard very similar to the one on a BlackBerry. Father and son...
Podcast: How to make an iPhone more like a BlackBerry

Podcast: Behind the scenes at Emerald City Comicon

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This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we’re gearing up for Emerald City Comicon, the big comic book and pop culture fan-fest coming up March 1-3 at the Washington State Convention Center. Kristina Rogers, Emerald City Comicon exhibits director, in the KIRO Radio studios. (Erynn Rose photo)...
Podcast: Behind the scenes at Emerald City Comicon

Tech Weekly: news from Mobile World Congress

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Aleks Krotoski is joined by Juliette Garside to find out what's new at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Guardian data journalist James Ball joins us to discuss the decision by hacker collective Anonymous to give Wikileaks a series of emails hacked from intelligence firm Stratfor. Charles Arthur dissects Apple's decision...
Tech Weekly: news from Mobile World Congress
GeekWire Radio: Author Ramez Naam on the planet-saving power of ideas

GeekWire Radio: This startup founder wants to help you find a better babysitter

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[Editor's note:  Be sure to join us in person this Thursday, April 11 for the GeekWire Radio Show, live on stage for the first time. Click here for tickets.] Our topic this week: Your kids, and how to take a break from them. Tonightish founder Susie Kroll. (Erynn Rose photo.) Yes,...
GeekWire Radio: This startup founder wants to help you find a better babysitter

ICYMI: Galaxy S 4, Electric Imp, and the whiniest people on the planet

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While you were busy SXSWing last week, you may have missed out on some of our podcasts. What better time than now to catch up with a relaxing and informative weekend listen? Hands on with the Galaxy S 4, RIP Google Reader and get better seats at the ballgame (Download...
ICYMI: Galaxy S 4, Electric Imp, and the whiniest people on the planet

GeekWire Radio: Inside the world of pinball, from competitions to collecting

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We get to explore one of our favorite activities on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, talking in the studio with a pinball competitor and a pinball collector representing the upcoming Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show in Seattle. Dan Halligan and Linda Nasfell. (Erynn Rose photo) Joining us...
GeekWire Radio: Inside the world of pinball, from competitions to collecting

GeekWire Podcast: Why this app maker loves Windows 8

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We discuss a broad range topics on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast — such as Blackberry’s chances for a revival, paying for things on Twitter, and John finally upgrading to the latest version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion. Patrick Husting, CEO of Extended Results But we...
GeekWire Podcast: Why this app maker loves Windows 8

GeekWire Radio: Our future in space, and why it might be closer than we thought

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Our topic this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast is space, and our possible future in it. Joining us is Adam Bruckner — a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at the University of Washington. He shares his insights and perspective on the emerging era of commercial spaceflight, asteroid...
GeekWire Radio: Our future in space, and why it might be closer than we thought

Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

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In case you missed any of our thrilling podcasts this week, this is your chance to catch up! There’s something here for everyone: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen talks about creativity and crowdfunding. (download) Kevin Tofel answers your questions about gadgets. For instance, who should get a 128 GB iPad? (download)...
Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

GeekWire Podcast: Can Facebook really challenge Google in search?

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It was a busy week in the world of Internet search, thanks in large part to Facebook, and we’re pleased to be joined on the GeekWire radio show and podcast by industry veteran Vanessa Fox to help sort it all out. Vanessa created Google Webmaster Central during her tenure...
GeekWire Podcast: Can Facebook really challenge Google in search?
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