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 March 24, 2019.
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Microsoft is making an extraordinary habit of inviting regulation of itself, at least when the software giant has a say in what those rules look like. … Read More
Vice President Mike Pence today called for American astronauts to return to the moon in five years, laying down a challenge comparable to the 1960s Space Race. … Read More
Tech worker charged in fatal Seattle rampage claims he was playing Xbox, drinking, blacked out and doesn’t remember anything
A tech worker accused of going on a fatal shooting rampage in Seattle says he was drinking heavily while playing Xbox prior to the incident — claiming that he blacked out and has no recollection of what happened next, police say. … Read More
A popular line of Funko’s signature collectables are popping up in 2,200 AT&T stores across the U.S. … Read More
Science fiction met space fact this week in the Seattle area when the cast of “The Expanse,” the science-fiction jewel in Amazon’s streaming-video crown, got a look at Blue Origin’s spaceship. … Read More
First, there was a violent shock. Then, there was the roar of a 30-foot-high wave of water, throwing fish onto a sandbar in what is now North Dakota. … Read More
Zipwhip has leased space for a new Seattle headquarters that will give the fast-growing business text messaging startup room to nearly double its headcount. … Read More
Microsoft and Adobe team up to take on Salesforce, leveraging LinkedIn for marketing and sales tools
Microsoft and Adobe are teaming up again, announcing new tools today to give marketers and salespeople new insights into purchasing teams inside big companies. … Read More
Microsoft’s M12 lays out investment strategy, aims to make the corporate VC community more ‘founder-friendly’
In just a matter of weeks, Microsoft went from a customer of Directly’s to an investor. … Read More
Ride-hailing company Lyft’s debut as a $24 billion public company on Friday kicked off an IPO frenzy that could echo across the technology landscape and alter housing markets well beyond the San Francisco Bay Area — and Seattle is at the top of the list of areas that could feel the impact. … Read More