GeekWire Radio Show and Podcast

kiroradio GeekWire airs on KIRO Radio in Seattle (97.3 FM) at 7 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, except when pre-empted by live sports. The show runs every weekend on GeekWire.com. Get every episode using this RSS feed, or subscribe in iTunes. Also find us on SoundCloud and search for the show on Stitcher.

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GeekWire Radio: Fire phone, iPhone 6 and Microsoft’s smartwatch, with Essex Porter and Andru Edwards

We get a glimpse of the future this week on the GeekWire radio show, talking about Amazon’s newly released Fire phone, the widely rumored iPhone 6, and Microsoft’s unannounced smartwatch — with some Windows Phone thrown in for good measure. Joining me in the studio are Andru Edwards, editor of the GearLive tech news site, who extends his record as our… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: ‘The Amazon Way’ — former insider explains how the company works

What makes Amazon tick, and where is the company headed? This week on the GeekWire radio show, we go behind-the-scenes of the technology giant with our guest, John Rossman, author of the book, The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company. Rossman, who is now a managing director at management consulting firm Alvarez… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Our favorite apps to find a date, a car ride, a haircut, and make your tweets self-destruct

We’re back with another app-apolooza on this week’s GeekWire radio show — talking about our latest favorite apps with our special guest, Alex McConnehey, the founder of the See Jane Fix phone and tablet repair service. After getting tips from Alex on keeping our phones in working order, we dive into the apps — covering everything from ride-sharing apps… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: How data, technology and Amazon are reshaping children’s television

What happens when a tech company makes its own television shows? We get the inside details this week from a children’s television veteran whose latest show was developed as part of Amazon’s move into original programming. Joining us via phone is Angela Santomero, the television producer and writer known for shows including Blue’s Clues, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and Super… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: What it’s like to use Amazon’s Fire Phone

Amazon’s Fire Phone is definitely different than what’s out there. But is it better? That’s our main topic in the news segment of this week’s GeekWire radio show, including my initial thoughts after spending some hands-on time with the upcoming device from Jeff Bezos & Co. We delve into the implications of features including dynamic perspective… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Can Nintendo make a console comeback?

With the E3 video game convention in the books for another year, this week’s GeekWire radio show features a conversation with game writer and number-cruncher Tim Ellis about the state of Nintendo, the resurgence of Sony’s PlayStation franchise, and Microsoft’s strategy shift with the Xbox One, attempting to recapture its momentum. In a recent post… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Amazon music, Lively shutdown, and the new world of tech design

We’ve got a lot to discuss on this week’s GeekWire radio show, starting with our thoughts on Amazon’s new Prime Music streaming service — the online retailer’s latest push into the world of digital media, and a prelude to its expected smartphone unveiling next week. As detailed in this review by GeekWire’s Blair Hanley Frank, the new service is a nice… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Behind the scenes of the Internet with F5 CEO John McAdam

One of the largest tech companies in the Seattle region is one you don’t often hear about: F5 Networks, whose technologies manage Internet traffic — helping online services and cloud applications run smoothly, securely and reliably. F5, based on the Seattle waterfront and traded on the NASDAQ, has more than 3,300 employees, $1.5 billion in annual revenue and a market… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: This 15-year-old iPhone stethoscope inventor is just getting started

It’s been a big month for Suman Mulumudi, 15-year-old inventor of the Steth IO smartphone-enabled stethoscope — with an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, followed by a first place finish at the WTIA Spring First Look Forum. So who is this young entrepreneur, and what makes him tick? We’re pleased to welcome Suman as a guest on the… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Using a smartphone to help overcome your bad habits

Can your smartphone help you quit smoking, or stop overeating? Yes, according to our guest this week on the GeekWire radio show. We’re joined in the studio by Jonathan Bricker, PhD., a behavioral scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and led the first randomized, controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of smoking cessation apps. His research… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Seeking the perfect cup of coffee, with a shot of technology

How can you brew the best cup of coffee at home or work? Are convenient home-brewing technologies making your coffee better or worse? What are the tricks for getting the best espresso at a coffee shop? And should you consider roasting beans yourself? Those are just a few of the topics on this special edition of the GeekWire radio show, featuring three guests… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: A glimpse of ‘projected augmented reality’ with Technical Illusions

You’ve heard about augmented reality and virtual reality, with all the buzz about Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and other technologies designed to enhance and replace the world around us. But what about projected augmented reality? Our guest on this week’s GeekWire radio show is software engineer Rick Johnson, one of the co-founders of a Seattle-area… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Facebook + Oculus, Google Chromebook at college, and the meaning of Microsoft Office for iPad

We have lots to talk about on the GeekWire radio show this week, starting with Facebook’s surprising acquisition of Oculus, the virtual-reality technology company, for a whopping $2 billion. What does Mark Zuckerberg have in mind here? Facebook’s long-term relevance, for starters. From there we delve into one of the more intriguing stories of the… Read More

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GeekWire Radio: Tesla expansion, ride-sharing and the politics of technology

We’ve been covering a lot of stories lately at the intersection of technology and politics, including the recent legislation impacting Tesla’s expansion in Washington state, and the ongoing debate over the regulation of Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other alternative transportation services in Seattle. And the state Legislature is in full swing in Olympia, with a… Read More