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 29, 2018.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface
In 1983, Microsoft developers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi wrote a UNIX program that would eventually become Microsoft Word. … Read More
Amazon suspends construction in Seattle while the city considers a new tax on its biggest businesses
Amazon is pausing construction on a new office tower at its Seattle headquarters and may put one of its biggest future office spaces back on the market in response to a proposed tax on the city’s top-grossing businesses Wednesday. … Read More
Amazon is expanding in Vancouver again. The Seattle tech giant today announced plans for a new 416,000 square-foot office in the Canadian city, with plans to employ an additional 3,000 people across fields like e-commerce, cloud computing, and machine learning. … Read More
On an unseasonably warm day at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters, tension over a proposed tax on the city’s wealthiest businesses reached a fever pitch. … Read More
Just over a year ago, I finally realized my long-time dream to purchase an affordable all-electric car with over 200 miles of range. … Read More
Bizible CEO Aaron Bird hit the fundraising trail earlier this year, looking to raise some additional venture capital. … Read More
RENTON, Wash. — Sitting across from Verizon Communications Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam in a conference room overlooking Lake Washington this morning, it seemed fitting to point out that we could almost see the headquarters of his wireless competitor, T-Mobile, just over the trees in nearby Bellevue. … Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The stylish Italian restaurant Masseria is easy to miss, hidden between a construction site and an industrial lot in D.C.’s Union Market district. … Read More
Former Microsoft, Oracle execs raise $3M for digital identity enterprise blockchain startup Trusted Key
A new Seattle startup is using blockchain technology to help companies in finance, healthcare, and other industries identify their users securely without the need for passwords. … Read More
DocuSign’s long reign atop the GeekWire 200 ranking of the top Pacific Northwest startups is over. … Read More