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GeekWire is an independent technology news site and online community based in Seattle, Wash. — covering the people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest and impacting the world. Founders John Cook and Todd Bishop bring their popular website to radio life weekends on KIRO Radio.

Latest news from GeekWire

‘Vintage Tomorrows’ inspires a Steampunk prescription for designers and developers

I recently had the opportunity to enjoy the steampunk movement documentary, Vintage Tomorrows.

Blue Origin’s rocket-landing patent canceled in victory for SpaceX

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture has capitulated to Elon Musk’s SpaceX in a dispute over a Blue Origin patent covering the landing of rockets at sea.

Custom ‘Super Mario Maker’ level punishes Omegathon finalists at PAX

The twelfth annual PAX Prime gaming convention drew to a close Monday night in Seattle with the top two Omeganauts “Mighty” (Charles Middleton) and “Lysander” (Ryan Anderson) racing to be the first to complete a grueling custom Mario level live on stage at Benaroya Hall in this year’s Omegathon final round.

Calling entrepreneurs, scientists, coders: New ‘Hacker House’ opens near UW’s Startup Hall

If you’re an entrepreneur, scientist, coder, maker, or innovator that wants to live in a likeminded community near the University of Washington, there’s a new option available for you.

Amazon expands Dash button to all Prime members, adds new brands, refunds price of button

Amazon is aiming to get its Dash buttons into more kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms with an expansion of the one-click product purchasing program, announced this morning.

Geek of the Week: PATH’s Kimberly Amundson is using technology to transform human milk banks

Kimberly Amundson’s passion for international service began at a young age.

New In-N-Out-like burger shop in Seattle features multiplayer Minecraft, wireless chargers

If you like Minecraft and burgers, there’s a new joint opening in Seattle that offers both at the same time.