Jeff Bezos explains how to build an innovative team (2016)

Jeff Bezos likes to talk about his company’s focus on invention and Amazon’s willingness to embrace failure on the path to success. The 52-year-old CEO noted this again in Amazon’s annual shareholders… | Continue reading | 1 month ago

U.S. Navy swapping $38,000 periscope joysticks for $30 Xbox controllers on subs

OK, so my 10-year-old kid could board an advanced U.S. Navy submarine and operate the periscope? That seems to be the pretty cool assumption based on the fact that sailors are now using Xbox 360… | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Zillow CEO Rascoff: startups that try disrupt real estate commissions will fail

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff delivered the keynote address this morning at the TechNW event in Seattle, discussing the process by which the online real estate company went public and dishing on the recently approved JOBS Act. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Resilience of the real estate agent: inside look at Redfin, Trulia, Zillow

One of the cool things about covering the tech industry in Seattle is being on the front lines of the changes occurring in the real estate business. I’ve written hundreds, possibly thousands of… | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Plans to launch water taxis to connect Seattle region’s tech hubs

An ambitious plan from a Seattle-area real estate developer to build and operate a network of high-tech water taxis, ferrying passengers between its Southport megaproject in Renton, Wash., and the… | Continue reading | 4 months ago

How 43-second outage on network connection staggered GitHub’s services for a day

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Japanese mini-rovers send back their first images as they hop around an asteroid

Two mini-rovers have sent their first pictures back from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, a day after they were dropped off by Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft. | Continue reading | 5 months ago

Calculating the co-founder equity split

The question of equity brings out the most fundamental differences, perceptions, and values in an aspiring startup. In fact the equity question, more than any other, may strangle a young company before it can even get started. And that’s a damn good thing. | Continue reading | 7 months ago

TAE rearranges its leadership and gets ready for next chapter in fusion quest

TAE Technologies, the fusion energy venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and other heavy-hitters, is elevating Michl Binderbauer to CEO. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

HN Meetup: An Evening with Dr. Nathan Myrvhold (CEO,Intellectual Ventures)

Nathan Myhrvold, former Chief Strategist & Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft, and present Cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, a $6 billion, 40,000 asset Intellectual Property portfolio/patent… | Continue reading | 8 months ago


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