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Podcast: Behind the scenes at Emerald City Comicon

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. Our in-studio guest, Kristina Rogers, the exhibits director for the show, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at ECCC, which has grown… Read More

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Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker

Plenty of people out there make iPhone and iPad apps, but we were particularly impressed with the breadth and variety of Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici’s work, especially considering that this isn’t even his full-time job. By day, Draghici is a senior software engineer for insurance software company Vertafore in Bothell, but he moonlights as an indie app… Read More

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Podcast: Windows 8, Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, and computer scientist Yaw Anokwa

This week on the GeekWire Podcast, we’re pleased to be joined by one of our former Geeks of the Week, Yaw Anokwa. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington computer science program, co-founder of the software startup Nafundi and one of the computer scientists behind the Open Data Kit project, which provides smart forms for collecting data… Read More

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Podcast: Google Maps, Amazon + Facebook, and EveryMove’s ‘mileage program’ for your health

You can get rewarded for shopping, eating, gambling, flying and pretty much everything else these days. But what about rewards for being healthy? That’s the concept behind EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup whose CEO, Russell Benaroya, is our guest on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast. The program lets users track their exercise and other… Read More

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Podcast: Windows 8 vs. iPad, Wal-Mart vs. Amazon, and WhitePages CEO Alex Algard

Our guest in the studio this week is tech industry veteran Alex Algard, the CEO of WhitePages.com, the online directory company. Alex tells the story of the company’s founding and talks about its current strategy, including its mobile apps, its approach to privacy and how it’s keeping a startup-style approach even after 15 years in business. It’s an interesting discussion,… Read More

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Podcast: Xbox tries politics, tipping goes digital, and a chat with new LiquidPlanner CEO Liz Pearce

What happens when Microsoft’s Xbox Live tries politics? It gets a little confusing, and reveals a few things about the Xbox demographic. This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we start our news segment by discussing what happened this week when the Redmond company’s game division streamed the first presidential debate along with an… Read More