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Why these UW researchers had their own booth at CES

The giant Consumer Electronics Show is known for glitzy, multi-story booths, showing off the next big products from some of the world’s largest technology companies. But GeekWire’s adventures at the show in Las Vegas last week included a visit to a much more modest booth — staffed by researchers whose work could have much more… Read More

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CES 2014: Our favorite photos from the tech mecca

LAS VEGAS — It was impossible to see every single gadget at the giant CES conference, but Team GeekWire tried its best during a 4-day trip in Las Vegas last week. From new gaming machines to curved smartphones, more than 150,000 attendees at this year’s Super Bowl of technology enjoyed a glimpse into the future…. Read More

Salesforce's Scott Dorsey, MillerCoors Andy England, Facebook's Carolyn Everson and Ford's James Farley speak at a CES keynote titled "Brand Matters" on Wednesday in Las Vegas.

Facebook exec: Mobile is ‘the best thing that ever happened to our business’

LAS VEGAS — Facebook’s mobile initiatives have recently been helping to fuel the company’s business, but it wasn’t always that way, as demonstrated by the widespread concerns about Facebook’s mobile strategy in the social network’s early days as a public company. As it turns out, “mobile is the best thing that happened to our business,” said Carolyn… Read More

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T-Mobile’s John Legere makes most of AT&T party ejection

LAS VEGAS — Getting the boot from AT&T’s private party and Macklemore concert last night was apparently the best thing that could have happened to T-Mobile CEO John Legere here at CES this week. The outspoken wireless executive has been having a field day with the incident on Twitter, garnering loads of coverage and making… Read More

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks at Yahoo's keynote at CES 2014.

CES: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announces Aviate deal, trots out Katie Couric, unveils news app and tech pub

LAS VEGAS — The buying spree continues! Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was on stage at CES for less than five minutes before she announced an another acquisition this afternoon, saying that the company has purchased intelligent mobile home screen company Aviate, the latest in a string of acquisitions. It’s part of a broader attempt by… Read More

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Wintel meets Windroid: Intel’s Dual OS is a symbolic shot at Microsoft

LAS VEGAS — Intel tonight confirmed plans to offer processors that support devices running both Microsoft Windows and Android operating systems, a further erosion of the classic “Wintel” partnership that defined the personal computer industry during the heyday of the Windows PC. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced the plan during the pre-show keynote at CES… Read More

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Q&A: Glympse CEO Bryan Trussel on the new world of the connected car

LAS VEGAS — Seattle’s startup community was well-represented on stage today at the AT&T Developer Summit by Bryan Trussel, the CEO of Glympse, the location-sharing technology startup based in the South Lake Union neighborhood. After taking part in the announcement of the rebranded AT&T Drive initiative, Trussel spoke with GeekWire about Glympse’s push into the automotive… Read More

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No joke: Panasonic shows off new geeky blowdryer at CES

LAS VEGAS — Panasonic is well-known for TVs, cameras, tablets, phones and other electronics. But one product announcement during the company’s press event at CES this morning was a little unexpected: A high-tech blow-dryer. Panasonic’s new “Nanoe” device is interesting because it actually adds moisture to your hair while drying. Here’s how the company describes… Read More

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Asus Padfone X phone/tablet combo coming to AT&T

LAS VEGAS — Asus is bringing its Padfone line of smartphone/tablets to the U.S. through AT&T, announcing a phone called the Padfone X that docks into the back of a tablet. The device, running Android 4.4 Kitkat, was announced by Asus CEO Jerry Shen on stage this morning at an AT&T developer event at CES in… Read More