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GeekWire Radio: Behind the scenes of the Internet with F5 CEO John McAdam

One of the largest tech companies in the Seattle region is one you don’t often hear about: F5 Networks, whose technologies manage Internet traffic — helping online services and cloud applications run smoothly, securely and reliably. F5, based on the Seattle waterfront and traded on the NASDAQ, has more than 3,300 employees, $1.5 billion in annual revenue and a market… Read More

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Scenes from the GeekWire Meetup & Radio Show

Well, that was a ton of fun. Thanks to everyone who joined the GeekWire team last night as we recorded our KIRO Radio show in front of an audience for the first time. It was a thrill for John and me to get out of the studio and hear the feedback from the crowd as… Read More

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Geek of the Week: Hipcricket’s Ivan Braiker, broadcast vet in a mobile world

Our new Geek of the Week, Ivan Braiker, first made his mark in the world of broadcasting, building radio networks including Olympia Broadcasting and New Northwest Broadcasters, and co-founding the Satellite Music Network — the first radio network to distribute live, 24-hour programming via satellite. Billboard Magazine once named him its “Trendsetter of the Year.”… Read More

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Testing out KUOW’s new Android and iPhone apps

I’m a big fan of on-demand audio via smartphone — particularly from local radio stations. Here’s why: Frequently I’ll catch the end of a segment or show in my car and want to hear the whole thing on my phone, via my car’s auxiliary jack. Oftentimes that means navigating to the station’s webpage on the mobile browser,… Read More