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. 3, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Facebook really likes Seattle. The social media giant just inked another big lease in the region. … Read More
It’s been more than five years since Microsoft’s $7 billion ill-fated acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone business, and now the companies are teaming up once again. … Read More
We all know those people who wear a 60-hour work week like it’s some sort of productivity badge of honor. … Read More
Microsoft has long made hybrid technologies a core part of its Azure platform, letting customers run cloud technologies on their own servers in addition to the public cloud, but the company is aiming to push its capabilities further and counter progress by Google and Amazon with a new set of technologies called Azure Arc. … Read More
Steve Kessel, the Amazon executive who oversaw the e-commerce giant’s landmark expansion into bricks-and-mortar retail, plans to leave the company early next year. … Read More
A heavily-funded campaign to elect a more business-friendly Seattle City Council saw some success in early election results released Tuesday evening. … Read More
Well, that didn’t take long. Zillow Group’s home sales division now makes up the majority of the company’s business, just 19 months after it started and nine months after the real estate giant went all-in on buying and selling houses directly. … Read More
BELLEVUE, Wash. — TerraPower, the venture that’s working on next-generation nuclear reactors with backing from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, is now working on next-generation uses for coal as well. … Read More
Hey, Seattle Sounders fans: Win two pitchside tickets to Sunday’s historic MLS Cup by impressing Mr. Sounder
We’ve got MLS Cup fever here at GeekWire — as you may have noticed with a Rave Green color change to your favorite technology news site. … Read More
Some Amazon third-party sellers suspended from the platform reportedly stuck in limbo as holidays approach
A group of third-party sellers temporarily suspended from Amazon’s e-commerce platform have reportedly been unable to get reinstated because of a glitch that is causing concern with the crucial holiday shopping season on the horizon. … Read More