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. 2, 2020.
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Google parent Alphabet gave new insight into the state of its cloud division this week, disclosing quarterly and annual revenue for the first time as the search giant challenges rivals Amazon and Microsoft. … Read More
When Amazon coined the term “HQ2” and announced plans to open a second North American headquarters, the company promised it would be the “full equal” to its Seattle home base, with 50,000 high-paying jobs and executive leadership spread across the two locations. … Read More
Looking for love online? ‘Amazon Dating’ promises to deliver hot singles, and laughs, with fake website
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a website called “Amazon Dating” has emerged with a marketplace of shoppable single men and women made to look like love is just a click away. … Read More
Another Seattle startup is blending technology with logistics to change the way goods move around the country within a $800 billion U.S. … Read More
A startup built around building materials: Yesler marketplace is like Expedia for the lumber industry
Matt Meyers spent two decades at Weyerhaeuser dealing with product engineering, manufacturing, software engineering, product development, sales and distribution for the giant timber company. … Read More
Amazon said it plans to expand its headcount to more than 15,000 people in Bellevue, Wash., the growing city 10 miles east of Seattle where the tech giant was originally born, within a few years. … Read More
Seattle electric bicycle maker Rad Power Bikes announced a $25 million investment round Wednesday, led by Vulcan Capital and Durable Capital Partners LP. … Read More
Microsoft Teams went down early Monday morning, gumming up the start of the week for millions of workers who rely on the tech giant’s chat and collaboration tool. … Read More
The 11th cohort of Techstars Seattle officially kicked off a 3-month journey today at the Seattle-based accelerator. … Read More
The era of remote-controlled combat jets has come a little closer in the wake of a demonstration staged by Boeing and the Navy to fly two autonomously controlled EA-18G Growlers as uncrewed air systems. … Read More