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 9, 2017.
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What could make a summer weekend even more perfect? … Read More
The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a plan to levy a 2.25 percent tax on the income of residents earning $250,000 or more annually. … Read More
Mike George, the Amazon vice president who oversaw two of the company’s most successful products — the Alexa virtual assistant and Echo smart devices — is leaving after nearly two decades with the Seattle-based tech giant. … Read More
Storing files on public cloud services is one of the most secure ways to protect your data, so long as you actually secure it. … Read More
Frank Artale, a managing partner at Bellevue, Wash.-based venture capital firm Ignition Partners, has resigned at the firm’s request after allegations of “misconduct” against him, according to a statement from Ignition Partners tonight. … Read More
Dev Bootcamp, a coding school with six locations around the U.S., including Seattle, will close its doors in December. … Read More
Embed from Getty Images Maybe Amazon’s signature catchphrase is helping CEO Jeff Bezos stay motivated at the gym. … Read More
The 1,000-foot-wide radio telescope at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory will take a closer look at a red dwarf star known as Ross 128 after picking up what one astronomer said were “some very peculiar signals” during a 10-minute observing session in May. … Read More
Investors get nervous every time a certain Seattle-based e-commerce giant eyes a new market and this time Zillow is the victim of Wall Street’s Amazon anxiety. … Read More
Buoyant, a 13-person startup led by former Twitter engineers and now backed by a former member of Twitter’s board of directors, has raised a $10.5 million Series A round to apply lessons learned from revamping Twitter’s infrastructure to simplify the emerging world of microservices. … Read More