Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of April 28, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Microsoft Azure recovering from major networking-related outage that took out Office 365, Xbox Live, and other services
An outage that lasted more than an hour took out a host of Microsoft cloud services Thursday afternoon, as networking connectivity errors in Microsoft Azure also took out third-party apps and sites running on Microsoft’s cloud. … Read More
In Seattle visit, presidential hopeful Andrew Yang calls on Amazon to admit job loss from automation
Updated below with Amazon response. U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang, a startup entrepreneur from New York known for his data-driven approach to major challenges facing the country, has nothing against technology on principle. … Read More
Longtime Microsoft executive Bob Muglia, who oversaw five years of strong growth and enormous fundraising at data warehousing startup Snowflake Computing, is out as CEO, the company announced Wednesday. … Read More
Internal memo: T-Mobile shakes up marketing leadership to integrate Metro and launch ‘confidential new initiative’
T-Mobile is making changes to its marketing leadership to further integrate the newly named Metro by T-Mobile into the broader organization, ahead of the proposed megamerger with Sprint, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
New renderings of SpaceX’s next-generation Starship rocket, shared by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter early today, show the shiny spaceship sitting on bare ground on the moon and Mars. … Read More
Tableau Software came up short on revenue in the first quarter but posted a surprising profit, as the Seattle data visualization company continues its shift to subscription-based offerings. … Read More
For the first time in Amazon’s history, the company’s first-party online retail sales represented less than half of its overall net sales last quarter, even as both measures continued to grow, according to a GeekWire analysis. … Read More
The strength and success of the people and companies across the Pacific Northwest tech ecosystem was on full display Thursday night at the GeekWire Awards. … Read More
Amazon leased a pair of office towers in Bellevue, Wash., just a week after buying a huge development site in the city that is rapidly becoming the epicenter of its future growth. … Read More
The centerpiece of Google’s Seattle expansion is in flux after a construction crane for the tech giant’s new campus in Amazon’s backyard toppled over the weekend, killing four people and injuring several others. … Read More