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 Jan. 20, 2019.
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Bill Gates said in his year-end letter last month that he planned to work to persuade U.S. … Read More
A former Tesla engineer has filed a defamation lawsuit against the company, the latest twist in her years-long legal battle against her ex-employer. … Read More
Boeing says it has successfully completed the first test flight of a prototype for its autonomous passenger air vehicle, which could start carrying riders as early as next year. … Read More
Billion-dollar sneaker startup Allbirds to open store in Seattle as it expands brick-and-mortar footprint
Allbirds is landing in Seattle. The high-flying billion-dollar sneaker startup is set to open its fourth brick-and-mortar retail location in Seattle’s University Village shopping plaza. … Read More
The back and forth NFL playoff game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday turned into another down and then up, up and away game for Microsoft’s sideline technology. … Read More
Boeing executives today added an extra twist to what was expected to be a cut-and-dried ceremony to hand over its first KC-46 tanker aircraft to the U.S. … Read More
Last year, a physician in a remote Polish town visited the home of a baby with a systemic bacterial infection. … Read More
Microsoft is doubling down on the education market, a competitive arena for the world’s largest tech giants, with a series of new low-cost laptops and tools to help students and teachers work together. … Read More
January’s usual weather conditions — with chilly temperatures for much of America and cloudy skies in the Pacific Northwest — aren’t exactly ideal for tracking a total lunar eclipse, but Sunday night’s “Super Blood Wolf Moon” actually lived up to the hype. … Read More
Amazon today unveiled a cooler-sized package delivery robot named Scout that it is testing in the Seattle area. … Read More