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U of Washington, Tsinghua launch innovation-focused programs as part of Microsoft-funded partnership

A new academic enterprise, born of a partnership between the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University -- and seeded with $40 million …

New York-based ping pong social club SPiN opening a giant location in downtown Seattle

Ping pong players who can’t wait until next spring for GeekWire’s annual bash to get their sporty geek on will soon have a new venue in Seattle where …

Pike Place Market’s new public spaces were built around views

Peek at the brand-new outdoor areas with views of mountains and the water<p>The Pike Place Market expansion officially opens this afternoon (that’s Thursday, June 29 for people reading this in the future), although it’s been open for public exploration all month long. The new ramps and gathering …

The 25 Colleges with the Highest Average GPAs

The college application process is multifaceted, and there are a number of factors that come into play when a candidate is accepted or denied. Test …

U.S. National Parks Free Admissions

A day drive from Seattle or Bellevue eastside is Mount Rainier National Park. Jesse Tam, plan ahead to U.S. National Parks 2017 free admission days. …

Tesla is the most valuable US carmaker because of hope, not results

A market capitalization of $53 billion<p><i>Editor’s note: We wrote this story last week when</i> <i>Tesla</i> <i>passed</i> <i>GM</i> <i>in market cap for the first time — but, because of fluctuations in the market, Tesla has again passed GM in valuation. It may keep happening. Regardless, the rest of our story still holds true.</i><p>This …

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Starbucks is going to try out a mobile order-only store

Starbucks introduced its mobile ordering system in 2015, and it’s been a victim of its own success in some ways. Customers at popular spots are eager to use the mobile ordering system to choose their selection and pay in advance, in the hopes of avoiding a line – but they’re having to wait anyway, …

Android is now the most popular operating system in the world

Hey, Microsoft: it's time to step down from the internet throne and hand the crown over to Android.<p>The latest internet usage data from StatCounter, …

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Great escape: 10 last-minute Easter breaks for families that won't break the bank

Easter is one of the best times for a family holiday. The break from school is long, we’re all starved for sun and action after a long winter, and prices are lower than in the peak summer season.<p>If you’re currently in a panic over how to entertain the children next week, consider one of these short …

Why Your Next Road Trip Should Be Through Northern Morocco

Road-tripping from the whitewashed riads of Tangier to the medina of Fez requires an appetite for adventure and a willingness to get lost. Just make sure to BYOB.<p>"It should be right here.” I held out the map our hotel manager had drawn to my husband, Matt, and our 13-year-old daughter, Clara. We …