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 Nov. 19, 2017.
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Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. … Read More
The Federal Communication Commission’s plan to start rolling back regulations on net neutrality comes as bad news for streaming video providers like Amazon and Netflix, and potentially for consumers as well, but it could also bring more attention to an emerging avenue for broadband: satellite constellations in low Earth orbit. … Read More
Seattle’s reputation around the country is one of a city being completely disrupted by the technology industry. … Read More
It’s that time of the year. Thanksgiving is officially over, fall is giving way to winter and, like it or not, it’s time to hit the stores — physical or virtual — for holiday gifts. … Read More
A month ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called his shot: He wants to get 1 billion people into the virtual reality universe. … Read More
The Atlanta Falcons came to Seattle Monday night and kind of ran over the Seahawks like a bus. … Read More
Interview: Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich on the intersection between serverless and edge computing
For Microsoft Azure, 2017 will probably be remembered as the year of serverless and edge computing; the two concepts have made their way into just about every appearance by one of its executives and have been a large part of its product strategy, as well. … Read More
Rather than disclose a data breach it was required to report, Uber paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet
Insisting that it is “changing the way we do business,” Uber announced Tuesday that it fired its chief security officer and another employee after revealing it paid the hackers behind a security breach last year that exposed the personal information of millions of people to keep quiet about the incident. … Read More
Seattle is experiencing some serious growing pains, and many longtime residents blame Amazon for forcing their town to grow up too fast. … Read More
Vicis is adding another big name to its investor list as the startup gears up to make its high-tech football helmet available to high school athletes. … Read More