Amazon’s Fireplace TV will stream Disney+

The Amazon Fireplace TV Stick bundle. (GeekWire Photograph / Nat Levy) The Disney streaming service shall be accessible on Amazon’s Fireplace TV, settling a reported dispute that threatened to impede Disney’s much-hyped rollout. The Wall Road Journal reported final month that the businesses have been locked in a disagreement over the phrases of the deal, particularly over how a lot […]

Feather helps new buddies flock by making it simple to take part in small group meetups

Staff Feather from left to proper: CEO and co-founder Andy Lin; Chris Jung, product designer; Mikayla Jones, iOS engineer; and Shawn Lee, co-founder and chief expertise officer. (Feather Picture) When somebody is looking for a romantic associate, it’s usually anticipated that they’re going to be fairly picky, constructing detailed, curated profiles and making cautious alternatives. However with regards to discovering […]

Boeing traces downside with Starliner parachute system to an unsecured pin

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner area taxi descends on the top of two parachutes throughout this week’s pad abort take a look at. The Starliner’s warmth defend will be seen falling away beneath the craft. (Boeing Photograph) For need of a pin, the usage of a spaceship’s parachute was misplaced. That could be a simplistic solution to clarify why one of many […]

Zillow Group inventory spikes 12% as Q3 income tops $745M amid fast enlargement of Zillow Gives

(Zillow Picture) Zillow Group practically doubled its income within the third quarter because it invests closely within the firm’s house gross sales enterprise. The Seattle firm reported income of $745 million for its third quarter, up 117 % year-over-year, with web GAAP lack of $64.6 million, or $0.31 per share. Wall Road anticipated income of $718 million and EPS of […]

Which #GeekiestSoundersFan will win MLS Cup tickets? Take a look at 5 epic rap movies and photographs

Bobblehead Zach Scott having fun with the geeky contest submissions. (Slalom Pictures) This weekend’s MLS Cup match between the Seattle Sounders FC and Toronto FC is sort of right here, and GeekWire readers are getting fired up. Once we put out the call for the Geekiest Sounders Fan, we knew that Sounders followers wouldn’t disappoint. Raps, haikus, cheers, paintings, and […]

Looming cuts to transit solid doubt on Microsoft’s imaginative and prescient for Seattle-Vancouver high-speed rail

King County Government Dow Constantine pleads the case for high-speed rail at a convention hosted by Microsoft. (GeekWire Photograph / Monica Nickelsburg) Microsoft’s aspiration to construct one among America’s first high-speed rail strains within the Pacific Northwest hit a pace bump this week as Washington state voters pumped the brakes on different bold transportation initiatives. An initiative passing comfortably within […]

Unimpressed by the Un-carrier: T-Cell is newest Seattle-area goal for Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Flickr Photograph / Elizabeth Warren) Add T-Cell to the listing of Seattle-area firms in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s crosshairs. The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful hasn’t pulled any punches in going after Amazon and different tech giants, saying that as president she would implement antitrust legal guidelines and break up firms which have gotten too massive. Mega-billionaires equivalent to […]

HBO doubling Seattle engineering outpost, fortifying key tech middle for HBO Max improvement

Like a military assembling troops for an epic conquest, HBO is constructing its Seattle engineering crew to organize for the 2020 launch of its HBO Max streaming service — albeit with out the help of dragons, not less than not within the flesh. “Recreation of Thrones” is amongst a big slate of current and new titles anticipated to attract customers […]

Seattle startup Tomorrow raises more money to assist individuals create free wills and trusts

Ask nearly any monetary advisor and so they’ll let you know that you must have a will — however more than half of Americans don’t. Seattle startup Tomorrow needs to make wills, trusts and different end-of-life planning simpler by means of an app, and it raised $8.9 million to fund these efforts, in line with a brand new regulatory filing. […]

Fb reportedly ‘closely recruited’ Microsoft cloud chief Scott Guthrie — to no avail

Microsoft Azure chief Scott Guthrie on the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit. (GeekWire Picture / Kevin Lisota) Fb actually wished to rent Scott Guthrie. That’s one revelation from the interior Fb paperwork leaked by NBC this week. Mashable reporter Karissa Bell noticed this exchange between Fb execs that exhibits how the social media big was recruiting Guthrie in 2014. Axios’ Ina Fried […]