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Anybody who knows Bill Gates knows his favorite food. Hamburgers, of course! But what about his biggest fear? That’s one of the questions he answers in the newly released trailer for the upcoming Netflix docuseries, “Inside Bill’s Brain,” due out Sept. 20. It looks amazing.
When you’re done watching that, strap yourself in for this one. Or maybe run for the hills. New video simulations released by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources show the potential reach of tsunami waves from the “big one,” aka a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the Washington coast, stretching all the way into Elliott Bay and Seattle.
“It’s like tossing in a grenade of evidence and hoping it helps the DOJ’s case.”That’s how TechCrunch security editor Zack Whittaker reacted to our story last night that prosecutors are charging alleged Capital One hacker and former Amazon employee Paige Thompson with cryptojacking in addition to data theft. Catch up on all the latest in this developing story.
Seattle native Yolanda Barton set out to preserve the city’s music history in virtual and augmented reality. Along the way, she encountered an emerging digital divide, and a new challenge for the tech industry. Read this eye-opening story by reporter Lisa Stiffler, part of our regular Impact Series, focusing on people and groups making an impact through technology.
Popping wheelies with Marshawn Lynch? It’s just another day in the life of GeekWire reporter Kurt Schlosser, who joined the legendary running back and 200 of their friends for a ride through downtown Seattle last night. The gathering was geared toward fans of SE Bikes, a maker of oversized BMX bikes that partners with Lynch.’Thanks for reading! Send story ideas, news tips, internal emails and industry gossip to email@example.com, and subscribe to receive this rundown daily.