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 July 16, 2017.
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Amazon is already selling pre-packaged ‘Meal Kits’ as it bites into service from Blue Apron and others
Amazon’s newly-discovered desire to begin offering pre-packaged ingredients for home-cooked meals is already a real thing as a selection of Amazon Meal Kits are available on the company’s website. … Read More
Seattle is now one of the top two tech markets in the nation, according to a new report from real estate services company CBRE, behind only San Francisco, thanks to booming homegrown companies and a vast roster of out-of-town companies setting up shop here to recruit the city’s highly educated talent base. … Read More
Pay attention: Here’s what you need to know about Washington state’s strict new distracted-driving law
Raise your empty hands if you’re paying attention. … Read More
After announcing Amazon’s plans to gobble up Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, CEO Jeff Bezos is stepping further into the fresh foods market by investing in a vertical farming startup called Plenty Inc. … Read More
SpaceX’s plan to provide global broadband internet access using thousands of satellites in low-earth orbit has come under fire from competitors, including Boeing and OneWeb, according to Space Intel Report. … Read More
What game was U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., playing when he asked Caltech geochemist Kenneth Farley whether there was any evidence of an ancient civilization on Mars? … Read More
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos posted his first video on Instagram today, but it wasn’t about the proceeds from Prime Day: Rather, it was about the Blue Origin rocket factory that’s taking shape in Florida. … Read More
Are you single in Seattle? Does the idea of forming a “power couple” interest you? … Read More
Microsoft this afternoon posted revenue of $24.7 billion, up 9 percent, and non-GAAP earnings of 98 cents a share, an increase of 42 percent, beating Wall Street’s profit expectations for the quarter ended June 30. … Read More