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 9, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon will shutter its Amazon Restaurants food delivery service in the U.S. … Read More
With its $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau Software, announced Monday morning, Salesforce isn’t just making a bet on a single company, or on the business intelligence and data visualization market. … Read More
It’s Amazon vs. Biden in Twitter land today. … Read More
Salesforce will buy Tableau Software for $15.7 billion in an all-stock deal announced Monday morning, doubling down on data visualization and business intelligence with a deal for one of Seattle’s longest-running enterprise technology brands. … Read More
Salesforce surprised the tech world this week with its agreement to acquire Tableau Software for $15.7 billion — although maybe it shouldn’t have been a surprise, after the Seattle-based data visualization company was listed among the cloud giant’s acquisition targets in a leaked internal slide deck a few years ago. … Read More
Microsoft shrugs off CERN’s planned “Microsoft Alternatives” transition to open-source software after price hike
Citing unbearable price increases after Microsoft decided it was no longer eligible for an academic discount, CERN announced this week that it has embarked on a “Microsoft Alternatives” project to embrace open-source software. … Read More
In the 13 years since Maria Klawe took over as president of Harvey Mudd College, she has surprised skeptics and achieved a milestone that has confounded most institutions of higher education. … Read More
Amazon is donating a total of $8 million across Seattle and Arlington, Va., to non-profits that provide housing for people experiencing homelessness. … Read More
Since taking over as Tableau Software CEO nearly three years ago, former Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky has shifted the data visualization and business intelligence company to a new business model, away from traditional software licenses and toward the subscription strategy that has become all the rage in the tech world. … Read More
The past decade has been a period of incredible growth for the technology industry in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. … Read More