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 Feb. 17, 2019.
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For years, Amazon has gobbled up office space in Seattle at a breakneck pace, creating a red-hot commercial real estate market in the city’s urban core. … Read More
An Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo jet crashed today into Trinity Bay on the Texas Gulf Coast with three people on board, the Federal Aviation Administration said. … Read More
Samsung is unveiling a host of new phones and accessories Wednesday, including the anticipated 10th edition of its Galaxy S series, the beginning of what it calls “the next decade of Galaxy.” Samsung streamed the event, which just finished up on YouTube. … Read More
‘Zillow 2.0:’ Real estate giant embarks on fundamental shift, projecting home sales operation will become a $20B business
RELATED: Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff steps down as co-founder Rich Barton takes over at online real estate giant Zillow Group is doubling down on its home buying and selling business with lofty projections of annual revenue of $20 billion within five years, a surprising move that will lead the 15-year-old Seattle real estate giant down an entirely new path as a company. … Read More
Shots are still being fired in the fight over Amazon’s canceled Queens campus. … Read More
President Donald Trump wants to see deployment of the super-fast wireless technology known as 5G — and, inexplicably, 6G, which does not yet exist. … Read More
Julep’s new owner is already making changes, and customers aren’t happy. … Read More
Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff steps down as co-founder Rich Barton takes over at online real estate giant
Rich Barton is back in the CEO seat at Zillow Group, taking over at the online real estate giant he helped launch 14 years ago. … Read More
A database error late last year exposed the personal information of nearly a million patients, University of Washington Medicine said Wednesday. … Read More
Former UnitedHealth executive David Smith can keep his new gig with the healthcare joint venture between Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, a federal judge ruled on Friday. … Read More