Month: June 2017
  • After landing in Seattle, AppViewX eyes expansion to help modernize network infrastructure

    Nearly three months into its new life as a Seattle company, network management software company AppViewX is nearing profitability and planning to expand as one of the last pieces of the data center starts to modernize. The company, run by former F5 Networks CEO Manny Rivelo, has developed a software platform for automating many of […]

  • Study says climate change could increase North vs. South economic inequality

    While other counties may face economic downturn due to climate change, the Pacific Northwest may benefit. (Photo courtesy of Hsiang, Kopp, Jina, Rising, et al) America’s economic inequality could widen if global temperatures rise due to climate change, but there’s a silver lining for the Pacific Northwest: It would fall on the favorable end of […]

  • Redfin files for IPO as online real estate company seeks to raise up to $100M

    Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman. (Redfin Photo) A look at Redfin’s annual real estate transaction growth. Via SEC filing. Seattle-based online real estate company Redfin filed an initial public offering on Friday with U.S. regulators and will seek to raise up to $100 million. It’s unclear when exactly Redfin would go public or how many shares […]

  • Hurricane Grill & Wings Invites Guests to Celebrate July 4th with Special Chicken Wing, Rack of Ribs, Kettle Chips & Coleslaw Deal

    West Palm Beach, FL  ( WHAT: This July 4th,  Hurricane Grill & Wings, a beach-themed full-service restaurant franchise, is inviting guests to enjoy a special promotion, including: 25 chicken wings, full rack of ribs, large side of kettle chips, coleslaw for $49.99 dine-in or take-out. Guests can call or stop-in take part in the promotion. […]

  • Dragonflies reveal how biodiversity changes in time and space

    In one of the first studies of its kind, ecologists monitored East Texas dragonfly communities for years to show that simple mechanisms could be used to predict how biodiversity varies across time and space.

  • Method elucidates inner workings of neural networks

    A new technique helps elucidate the inner workings of neural networks trained on visual data.

  • President Trump signs his executive order to reactivate the National Space Council

    President Donald Trump shows off an executive order reviving the National Space Council. Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Vice President Mike Pence, the council’s chairman, are at far right. (Shannon Augustus / C-SPAN via Twitter) After months of foreshadowing, President Donald Trump today signed an executive order to revive the National Space Council, a […]

  • Report: Microsoft reorganizing its sales organization around cloud strategy

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Build 2017 in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft has reinvented itself over the past few years as a cloud-focused software company, and looks like it is applying that strategy to more and more parts of its huge operation with a reorganization of its sales force, according to a […]

  • Tech Moves: Startup vet Bryan Zug joins Amazon’s UX team; Allen School of Computer Science adds two big players; and more

    Bryan Zug speaks about one of his ventures, animation studio What Now? Exactly! (We Make Seattle Photo via Facebook) Bryan Zug is a familiar face in the Seattle startup world. He’s an entrepreneur and product design expert himself, but he’s also an avid adviser and organizer of the startup user experience (UX) community Now, Zug […]

  • Geek of the Week: Azure chief of staff Aseem Datar’s Microsoft success story leads to the cloud

    Aseem Datar, chief of staff for Microsoft’s Azure cloud business. (Photo courtesy of Aseem Datar) Aseem Datar’s rise at Microsoft has taken him all the way to the cloud. In his 14 almost years at the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant, Datar has risen from developer to chief of staff of the company’s Azure cloud business, […]