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 4, 2018.
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Amazon is on tour. The Seattle tech titan is visiting the 20 cities competing for its second headquarters, collecting data and touring potential sites for the project to inform the company’s final decision. … Read More
Every month or two, Nintendo puts out the Direct, a self-produced video broadcast that details its upcoming releases and projects. … Read More
Internet providers will be required to treat all lawful content the same in Washington state under a landmark net neutrality law that just became official. … Read More
“Hidden Figures” mathematician Katherine Johnson may have missed out on the Lego toy treatment, but she and 16 other women are getting the Barbie doll treatment just in time for International Women’s Day. … Read More
Amazon all-hands meeting: Jeff Bezos, Whole Foods CEO, Blind Boys of Alabama on stage inside Key Arena
Whole Foods, Jeff Bezos quotes, and a halftime show from the Blind Boys of Alabama were the themes at Amazon’s all-hands meeting on Thursday in Seattle. … Read More
Fewer international grad students are seeking computer science degrees in the U.S. for the first time in years
The number of international students enrolling in American universities is declining for the first time in years, amid volatile shifts in U.S. … Read More
A team led by Paul Allen has done it again at the bottom of the sea, locating the wreckage of another long lost U.S. … Read More
OK, don’t laugh. There’s been enough of that, apparently. … Read More
In shifting retail battle, Nordstrom acquires two tech startups to further boost its digital credibility
Nordstrom’s continued effort to compete in an evolving retail world increasingly dominated by at least one giant tech company has prompted the 117-year-old retailer to acquire two small Seattle startups. … Read More
Two of the largest distributed denial-of-service attacks ever recorded on the internet have been launched over the last seven days, taking advantage of sloppy configuration settings to force prominent websites and their protection services to fend off massive amounts of malicious traffic. … Read More