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Plants vs. Zombies: Who’s behind this epic corn maze?

The people at PopCap Games shared the picture above this morning, saying only that it’s somewhere in Oregon. Also, they insist they didn’t pay for it — which is all the more impressive, because it’s obviously some great advertising for Plants vs. Zombies 2. Hmm, maybe the video below will reveal who created it.

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Box CEO Aaron Levie on how Microsoft needs to change (No, he’s not up for the job)

Just for the record, Box CEO Aaron Levie isn’t publicly throwing his hat into the ring as a candidate for Microsoft CEO. GeekWire asked him the question this afternoon, not entirely seriously, and the 28-year-old tech leader gave us an appropriately lighthearted brush-off, saying he hadn’t been approached by the Microsoft board yet. “I think… Read More

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GeekWire hires Daniel Rossi as chief business officer

Can GeekWire really handle two soccer-loving and startup-crazed Buckeyes? Oh, yes, we can. We’re excited to announce today that Daniel Rossi has joined GeekWire as Chief Business Officer. We’re absolutely thrilled to have Daniel on the team, adding extra horsepower to our sales, marketing and business development efforts at a time when opportunities abound. In… Read More

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Video: Why you should attend the GeekWire Summit

The GeekWire Summit is fast approaching, set for Sept. 12 in downtown Seattle! In this special video we get the inside scoop from GeekWire’s John Cook and Todd Bishop, with inside details on the speakers, networking opportunities and parties planned around this one-of-a-kind technology conference. This year’s Summit will feature speakers including top Silicon Valley… Read More

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Microsoft Halo leader Bonnie Ross joins GeekWire Summit speaker lineup

We’ve been steadily adding industry leaders to the agenda for the GeekWire Summit tech conference — including top Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Gurley earlier this week — and today we’re excited to announce another big addition: Bonnie Ross, who oversees Microsoft’s Halo business as the general manager of 343 Industries. Ross will anchor a… Read More

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Top venture capitalist Bill Gurley of Benchmark added to the GeekWire Summit lineup

We’re extremely excited to announce today that Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Gurley will be joining us as a keynote speaker for the GeekWire Summit, taking place at the Sheraton Seattle on September 12th. A partner at Benchmark and an early investor in companies such as Uber, OpenTable and Twitter, Gurley is a straight-talking Texan… Read More

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Calendar Picks: MozCon and Games Games Games!

There’s fun stuff happening around the Pacific Northwest next week and we’ve pulled some choice events from the GeekWire Calendar for you – MozCon is coming up, which promises to be chock-full of useful tidbits and seminars, Code Fellows’ Women-Only edition of their bootcamp series seems intense (in a good way) plus plenty of games… Read More

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Here it is: GeekWire’s new app for Windows Phone 8

For the past six months, I’ve been using Microsoft’s Windows Phone and documenting the highs and lows here on GeekWire, experiencing first-hand the challenges and opportunities faced by Microsoft in the smartphone market. So I’m pleased to announce the arrival of a Windows Phone 8 app from my favorite technology news site. Yes, GeekWire now… Read More

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Name that Tech Tune: Win tix to GeekWire Game Night

Updated below with the answer and winner. We’re getting ready for the big GeekWire Game Night and Meetup, July 10 in Seattle, and this week’s Name that Tech Tune challenge offers a chance to win a pair of tickets to this second annual night of board games, networking, and other fun activities at the Spitfire in… Read More