Yaron Zeev

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Ahead of Apple Watch launch, Apple trains its retail employees on the art of upsell

In preparation of the Apple Watch hitting stores next month, the Cupertino, California company is training its retail employees on the art of the upgrade.<p>According to a sales document obtained by 9to5Mac, retail store employees should use customers’ interest in the Apple Watch as a way to get them …

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DARPA funds $11 million tool that will make coding a lot easier

DARPA is funding a new project by Rice University called PLINY, and it's neither a killer robot nor a high-tech weapon. PLINY, named after Pliny the Elder who wrote one of the earliest encyclopedias ever, will actually be a tool that can automatically complete a programmer's draft -- and yes, it …

Europeans were allergic to cheese for 4,000 years

As a continent, Europe has got cheesemaking down to a fine art.<p>Whether it's aged Comte from France, Burrata from Italy or Cheddar from our very own …

Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

Using a hexacopter flying 30 metres above the surface of the water, researchers have been able to capture valuable information about the health and habits of killer whales in efforts to aid the population recovery of the marine mammals on the West Coast.<p>This is the first time UAVs have been used to …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Black Holes

They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe.<p>And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since we will never get a chance to see it with our own eyes and live to tell the tale.<p>Despite decades …

Black Holes

Google And Microsoft Battle For Market Cap Supremacy

<i>Update: Microsoft pulled it off, and at the time of writing (2:45 pm London, 9:45 am New York), Microsoft is worth more than Google. We’ll check back in at the end of the day:</i><p>—<p>Google and Microsoft are currently locked in a dogfight to be the second-most valuable technology company in the world. …

What happened when we asked geeky kids, ‘Who’s better: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, or Google?’

A few weeks ago, GeekWire put out a casting call on the site for geeky kids, inviting their parents to bring them into the GeekWire offices to answer …