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Trump administrations new AI principles seek to limit regulatory overreach to promote innovation

Washington state lawmakers debut legislation for consumer privacy and facial recognition

Scooter startups hit roadblocks as cities get smarter about new forms of transportation

Interview: Seattles new tech chief Saad Bashir on 5G privacy and embracing the tech industry

TLDR Editors Picks: How Tech is Changing Seattle

Feds move to end International Entrepreneur Rule that lets foreignborn founders grow startups in US

This Seattle startup is giving Election Day off to its 200 employees to vote and celebrate democracy

Washington Gov Inslee says state is ready for Trump attack on net neutrality law: Bring it on

House antitrust chair troubled by tech hearing sends letters demanding clarity from Amazon Facebook and Google

Microsoft calls for government regulation of facial recognition technology

As net neutrality officially ends heres what you need to know about whats next

Carsharing is back in Seattle kind of: Envoy launches new electric service at residential buildings

Watch: Why we picked Pittsburgh for GeekWire HQ2 and whats next in this editorial adventure

Tech industry continues push to shape federal facial recognition laws

Amazon challenges ACLU study on facial recognition tech and police

Seattle entrepreneur stirs up controversy with new candidatevetting tool Alignvote

Elizabeth Warrens bold plan to break up Big Tech would unwind major acquisitions and thats just the beginning

Most Americans think tech giants should be regulated like banks but doubt the government can get it done survey finds

University of Washington computer science school lands 3 million in state funding to double program

Steve and Connie Ballmer commit 59M to case management software to help vulnerable kids

Tech industrys cavalier and arrogant attitude foments backlash but started long before Trump top execs say

Big Tech barely breaks through Democratic debate despite push to regulate the industry

Starbucks taps Seattle startup LevelTen in firstofitskind clean energy deal

Microsoft president says WA state privacy bill could impact facial recognition technology globally

Washington states attempt at data privacy regulation passes key milestone

Amazon singled out in both Democratic debates again

Cascadia rising: New group aims to help Pacific NW rival Silicon Valley as unified innovation hub

Microsoft defends bid for 10B Pentagon cloud contract amid criticism over government use of technology

What caused the Iowa app debacle and why election tech leaders say it wont happen in Seattle

Portland quietly launches mobile location data project with Alphabets controversial Sidewalk Labs

In New York and Washington DC Amazon is moving into President Trumps stomping grounds

New H1B visa rules take effect April 1 changing how tech companies hire foreignborn talent

Task force urges Washington state leaders to prepare for techdriven workforce changes

Oregon enacts net neutrality law as Pacific Northwest Trump resistance grows

NY startup Intersection wants to retrofit Seattle bus stops with WiFi kiosks that serve up ads

Tools and Weapons at the GeekWire Summit: Hear Microsoft President Brad Smith on techs big issues

Washington state data privacy bill passes in Senate

Amal and George Clooney partner with Microsoft on app to improve criminal justice oversight worldwide

From Amazon to Zillow new coalition of tech titans will rally their workers around citys tough problems

Startup stimulus How logjams and ethics are impacting federal loans for tech companies

Amazons future in Seattle uncertain as neighboring city looks more and more like HQ2

A new era for data privacy: How Californias law is impacting companies in Seattle and beyond

TLDR: Facebook misses revenue expectations new Gmail coming to businesses AIpowered robotic hand wins Microsoft competition

How Apples new 25B housing initiative stacks up vs Microsoft Amazon and other tech giants

FAQ: Everything you need to know about Seattles proposed Amazon tax

As tensions rise in booming Seattle tech industry steps up civic engagement

GeekWire Podcast: Why this Amazon adversary is emboldened to escalate challenge to tech giant

Survey: Which Amazon HQ2 city would you live in

Cities wising up to disruptive transportation tech: Why should they use our public right of way to become billionaires

How tech hubs contributed to Americas housing crisis and what they can do about it