Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition dresses up its flagship for the army

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Samsung has announced yet another version of the Galaxy S20: the Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition, which promises a “mission-ready military smartphone.” It’s designed for a slight...

Apple TV Plus is still looking for its big win

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With a $6 billion content budget, Hollywood’s biggest names, and hundreds of millions of potential customers, Apple TV Plus launched in November 2019 with an ambitious goal: crea...

Apple has moved some AirPods Pro manufacturing from China to Vietnam

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Some Apple AirPods Pro cases now say the headphones are assembled in Vietnam, according to a Twitter user, multiple reports on the MacRumors forums, and one Verge staffer who recen...

Microsoft’s VC arm invests in Seattle program that helps corporate workers launch tech startups

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It’s a great time to start a company. That’s the mantra at Venture Out, a Seattle-based 12-week program that aims to help tech workers leave big companies and create their own...

NOAA selects Univ. of Washington to host regional institute for climate and ocean research

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected the University of Washington to host a Pacific Northwest research institute focusing on climate, ocean and coastal...

Fred Hutch’s president says a new strain of virus research center is needed to...

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Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center already has dozens of scientists working on infectious diseases, including COVID-19 — but the center’s president and directo...

Good Therapeutics raises $11M to develop ‘context dependent’ protein drugs

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Seattle biotech startup Good Therapeutics raised another $11 million to create “context dependent” protein drugs that act only when needed. The 4-year-old company is developin...

Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

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Contact-tracing apps are problematic, and that's before they violate their own privacy policies.  The Care19 app, developed for the North Dakota Department of Health by developer ...

An autonomous robot is being used to herd sheep in New Zealand

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Boston Dynamics has long been a pioneer in the field of autonomous robotics technology. Now, their four-legged dog-like robot, called Spot, is being used to herd sheep in the lush ...

Cybersecurity compliance startup StrikeGraph is the latest Madrona Venture Labs spinout

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Madrona Venture Labs is churning out startups. The Seattle startup studio created by venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group helps incubate ideas and recruits a leadership team...