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 Dec. 17, 2017.
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Boeing pulled back the curtain on an autonomous refueling plane designed to refuel U.S. … Read More
Late night television star Conan O’Brien is in Seattle for the holidays and, apparently in need of traveling the one mile between Seattle Center and Westlake Mall, he skipped walking, Uber, LimeBike, limo and whatever else for the good ol’ Monorail. … Read More
The Boeing Co. is moving ahead on $300 million in charitable contributions and workplace investments as a response to the tax bill approved by Congress today. … Read More
John Legere is clearly enthused by T-Mobile’s opportunity to build a compelling TV service, but the wireless world’s Batman, as he likes to call himself, seems even more excited by the chance to grapple with a whole new cast of corporate enemies. … Read More
That’s one more not-so-small step for Stratolaunch’s giant airplane: The space venture’s founder, software billionaire Paul Allen, is showing off a 34-second video of the twin-fuselage aircraft as it aced its first taxi test on the runway at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. … Read More
The bloom of exhaust that blossomed in Southern California’s skies during Friday evening’s liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket sparked jokes and jitters — with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk joining in. … Read More
Digital prowess has become one of the most powerful bargaining chips in the American job market over a relatively short period of time, according to a report from the Brookings Institute. … Read More
SpaceX has sent 10 more satellites into orbit for the Iridium NEXT constellation, passing the halfway point in its 75-satellite launch contract. … Read More
Cat treats! Bill Gates strikes again as Reddit Santa, surprising feline fanatic with giant box of goodies
Well isn’t this just purrfect. Everyone’s favorite secret billionaire Santa, Bill Gates, has made the holiday extra special yet again for another lucky Reddit user. … Read More
Updated below with details on additional games and user experience updates from Amazon. … Read More