Social Media Madness: Which NCAA school is most-effectively using Twitter?

There are lots of different spins people put on the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament — a.k.a. March Madness — from different sports to subjects. PayScale did their own bracket based on average graduate salary, and heck, even GeekWire is doing our own Geek Madness. Now Seattle-based social media analytics startup Simply Measured is getting in on… Read More


Geek Madness Day 4: Curie vs. Mendel; da Vinci vs. Edison

Editor’s Note: Geek Madness is our quest to find the greatest geek of all time On Monday we kicked off the last four first-round matchups in the technology bracket, and today we’re doing the same on the math/science side. Voting for the remaining eight games will wrap up Wednesday night, so make sure you head over to our Facebook page and… Read More


Attention developers: Here’s a chance to have your Windows app appear on primetime TV

If you have incredible talent, there are lots of well-known competitions to help showcase your skills. American Idol, Top Chef and X Factor, just to name a few. Now Microsoft wants to give talented app developers just the same recognition with its “Windows Phone Next App Star” contest. It’s a competition that enables developers from… Read More