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What is GeekWire?
GeekWire is an independent technology news site and online community based in Seattle, Wash. — covering the people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest and impacting the world. Founders John Cook and Todd Bishop bring their popular website to radio life weekends on KIRO Radio.

Latest news from GeekWire

All this Seattle man wanted for his birthday was an Apple Watch, and here’s what he got

Terry Casey wanted an Apple Watch ever since the trendy wristwatch arrived on the scene a few months ago. But the retired pharmaceutical salesman balked at the price, which at $349 was just outside of his budget.

Nikola Tesla predicted smartphones in 1926 like a boss

Dang, did he go there? Yep. According to a quote found by Big Think, Nikola Tesla basically describes the modern-day smartphone, a communication device so “simple” that we will be able to carry it in our “vest pocket,” back in a 1926 interview with Collier’s magazine.

Amazon is kicking off a huge Black Friday-like sales event called ‘Prime Day’ for its 20th anniversary

Next week Amazon is slashing prices on thousands of items in hopes of creating a second “Black Friday” shopping event to celebrate its 20th Anniversary.

NASA image shows massive plume of wildfire smoke headed toward Seattle

Vancouver, B.C. drew the eyes of a record 20 million viewers yesterday, as the U.S.

Some Kindle authors fearing the worst as Amazon starts paying by the page, not download

As Amazon tries to roll out a more fair way of compensating authors for their work, many are fearing that it will result in a pay cut. And, some might be right.