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 May 14, 2017.
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It has been exactly 20 years since Amazon.com made its initial public offering of stock, on May 15, 1997, and the company this morning marked the milestone by ringing the opening bell on the Nasdaq. The livestream has ended, but you can watch the archived video above. … Read More
Crews have started work on Google’s new campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, on the edge of Amazon’s global headquarters. … Read More
The 4 traits that make Amazon’s Jeff Bezos such an unusual tech leader, according to AWS CEO Andy Jassy
Before Andy Jassy rose through the ranks of Amazon.com to lead the company’s powerful AWS cloud computing unit, the executive served as Jeff Bezos’ technology assistant. … Read More
Today is the 20th anniversary of Amazon’s IPO. … Read More
REI Chief Information Officer Julie Averill is leaving the company to join activewear retailer Lululemon as executive vice president and chief technology officer, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
What does a prototype computer with 160 terabytes of memory have to do with missions to Mars? … Read More
The biggest names in tech are also the best places to work according to LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2017 list, which was revealed on Thursday. … Read More
So far, this year’s Microsoft CEO Summit has been all about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s talk today, but there’s been precious little information available about who else is attending – and Trudeau may be one of the big reasons why. … Read More
SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk may have his heart set on building a city on Mars, but Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space vision looks closer to home. … Read More
It’s graduation season, and Bill Gates, who has given a commencement address or two in his day, took to Twitter this morning to offer some advice to college grads, explaining what he’d focus on if he were just starting out. … Read More