A mirror image? Canadian real estate brokerage accused of ripping off Estately

Sutton WestCoast Realty, one of the largest real estate brokerages in Canada, has received a cease-and-desist letter asking that the brokerage take down a Web site that allegedly mirrors one from Seattle online real estate upstart Estately. The two companies had been partners for the past three years, with Sutton WestCoast using Estately’s map-based technology… Read More


GeekWire Radio: Microsoft vs. Google, Facebook IPO, and a geek’s guide to real estate

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we talk about Amazon’s acquisition of Seattle startup TeachStreet, Microsoft’s ad campaign against Google, and the juicy details of Facebook’s finances, as revealed by its IPO filing this week. We’re joined in the studio by Seattle tech veteran Kevin Lisota, the CEO of real estate startup… Read More

Findwell's Kevin Lisota at the Office 365 event in Redmond this morning.

Office 365: Microsoft makes pitch for businesses to stop futzing around with servers

Microsoft today is launching its Office 365 online service, including new online versions of Exchange, SharePoint and other Office products available for a monthly subscription fee. One interesting factoid from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer via the launch event webcast from New York: More than 70 percent of the companies testing the service have been small… Read More

Conenza's Tony Audino with Stitch

Meet the geek dogs of Seattle

Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day here at GeekWire and, for that matter, at dozens of other tech companies around Seattle. It’s pretty commonplace to see canine companions wandering the offices startups in Pioneer Square, Belltown and South Lake Union. But, in true celebration of the official holiday today, we’re showcasing some… Read More