GeekWire's John Cook with See Sing Lau of WhitePages, intermediate champion, at the 2012 Ping Pong bash. See Sing has moved into the expert division this year.

Ready to compete? Here are your 2013 GeekWire Ping-Pong & Foosball Brackets

March Madness starts Wednesday — at least our version of it. That’s right folks. It’s time for one of the most-anticipated events of the year — GeekWire’s annual ping pong and foosball tournament, taking place at the Showbox SODO south of Safeco Filed on Wednesday. We’re celebrating our 2nd anniversary with some of our favorite… Read More

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Introducing the GeekWire Summit: Our new conference will go inside the future of tech

As journalists and participants in the Pacific Northwest tech community, we’ve long believed that Seattle deserves a world-class tech conference that involves people not only from our region but also from other tech hubs such as Silicon Valley and Boston — bringing leaders together for a conversation about the future of technology and innovation in the Northwest and… Read More

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Google vs. your wife, Apple’s piles of cash, rooting for Cozi, and other quotes of the week

The best insights, observations, comments, tweets and random zingers we heard this week. “In short, we’ll treat you as a single user across all our products, which will mean a simpler, more intuitive Google experience.” — Google privacy director Alma Whitten announcing the unification of the company’s privacy policies and user data. “Google will know more about you… Read More

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Seven apps just for navigating the 520 tolls: GeekWire’s reviews and recommendations

What happens when the state starts tolling a bridge traversed by thousands of tech workers every day? An explosion of apps, apparently. That’s what we’re witnessing right now in the Seattle region, on the eve of tolling for the State Route 520 Bridge, which connects Seattle to the Eastside headquarters of Microsoft, Clearwire, Expedia and… Read More