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 Aug. 13, 2017.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Time to pull down Seattle’s Lenin statue? Silicon Valley venture capitalist takes on relic’s place in wake of Charlottesville tragedy
Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood has long been considered one of the city’s more eccentric areas — home to artists and hippies and an annual summer solstice parade populated by political floats and nude bicyclists. … Read More
Shwetak Patel has struck again. The University of Washington computer scientist has sold his newest Seattle startup company, Senosis Health, to Google, according to sources familiar with the deal. … Read More
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Microsoft using artificial intelligence to teach a machine to stay aloft
Paying attention to the “rise of the machines” increasingly means scanning the skies for things other than conventional aircraft or birds. … Read More
The hype around Apple’s next smartphone is intense. … Read More
It’s prime time at last for the Aug. … Read More
Amazon says it’s giving customers refunds for solar viewing glasses and filters that aren’t covered by the American Astronomical Society’s list of reputable vendors. … Read More
Groundbreaking solar panel technology developed at two Washington universities has been licensed by a company out of Los Alamos, N.M., and could signal a shift in the way energy is collected from the sun. … Read More
Several Seattle Seahawks players, including stars like Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman, are wearing the new Vicis helmet during games. … Read More
Seattle’s housing market is hot as ever, and tech-powered real estate brokerage Redfin predicts it will stay that way, particularly in the First Hill neighborhood just east of downtown. … Read More
Lenora Systems, a Redmond-based provider of IT consulting, software development and project management services is the fastest-growing Pacific Northwest tech company, according to the annual Inc. … Read More