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. 31, 2017.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Here’s the 4-minute video you’ve been waiting for to illustrate why a 4-mile drive in Seattle takes 45 minutes. … Read More
Who needs a YouTube app? That’s our conclusion after trying Amazon’s workaround to the popular streaming site after Google pulled YouTube from Amazon devices as part of a long-running tiff between the two tech titans. … Read More
IBM is suing Expedia, alleging that the popular travel site has for years been infringing on several of its patents, some of which date back to the early days of the internet. … Read More
It’s like a pop anthem for new Seattle. … Read More
Former Microsoft and Amazon exec Brian Valentine takes helm of Wiserg, raises $19.2M for startup that turns food scraps into fertilizer
Wiserg is making a big bet on a big problem for the U.S. — food waste. … Read More
Updated: Cloud vendors secretly scramble to patch critical flaw in Intel chips, performance hits expected
Update 5:30pm: Intel held a press conference Wednesday afternoon after this was published, and several researchers released a lot more details about these issues. … Read More
The entrepreneurial environment around Silicon Valley has helped create some of the most impactful and paradigm-shifting companies of our time. … Read More
Oracle has been the loudest of the legacy enterprise tech vendors when it comes to attacking the leader of the new guard over the past few years, and Amazon Web Services has definitely taken notice. … Read More
Ajit Pai will not be speaking at next week’s massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, according to an email sent to media covering the event. … Read More
Whole Foods could be just the beginning of Amazon’s physical retail ambitions. … Read More