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 June 18, 2017.
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Astronomers say they’ve found hints that an unseen planetary-mass object may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system. … Read More
The historic Concorde supersonic airliner set a record flying from New York to Seattle in just under four hours, but after retiring at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, no successors were waiting in the wings — until now. … Read More
The 20,000 Kickstarter backers who have been waiting two years for their high-tech Coolest Cooler to arrive learned they may have to wait another three after founder and CEO Ryan Grepper issued a long-awaited update on Friday. … Read More
(Update 8:00am, June 23rd: All AWS services were restored overnight, according to the company’s status page. … Read More
British physicist Stephen Hawking has repeatedly warned us that we have just a century or two to move off Earth, and he just shared his vision for how to do it. … Read More
President Trump said that he was joined by “an incredible group of leaders” as he kicked off a meeting of the American Technology Council earlier this week. … Read More
T-Mobile is delaying annual salary increases for employees from July 2017 to February 2018, offering a one-time $1,000 “celebratory” stock grant in the meantime as it transitions to new schedule that aligns performance reviews, compensation increases and stock grants. … Read More
Microsoft Azure’s Scott Guthrie: Serverless technology will drive further cost reductions in the cloud
New adopters of cloud computing services marvel about the cost efficiency they’re seeing compared to their traditional infrastructure, but Microsoft Azure chief Scott Guthrie thinks a new wave of super-efficient cloud products is going to make those gains seem quaint. … Read More
Sleeping Giants, the anonymous group dedicated to getting corporations to pull advertising from right-wing news websites such as Breitbart, is taking its fight to the streets — specifically around Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. … Read More
The Seattle Police Department is ending its use of the Twitch online video game streaming service as a form of community outreach, after a backlash over a broadcast this week that included discussion of the officer-involved shooting death of a mother of four. … Read More