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 Sept. 17, 2017.
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OK, so my 10-year-old kid could board an advanced U.S. … Read More
The world’s biggest airplane hit another milestone this week with the completion of the first phase of engine testing at California’s Mojave Air and Space Port, according to Stratolaunch, the space venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. … Read More
A man wearing a red swastika armband on a bus in Seattle on Sunday became the focus of posts on Twitter and Reddit before ultimately becoming the subject of a viral video in which he was punched out by another man on a downtown sidewalk. … Read More
Laura Coe never expected to buy a house before she was 30. … Read More
Tech Moves: Porch COO Asha Sharma leaves for new role at Facebook; Uber eyes new executives; Ad Lightning taps Microsoft vet as VP of Product; etc.
Asha Sharma, who served as the COO of home services startup Porch since its inception, is leaving the company for a new position at Facebook, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
One year later, Microsoft AI and Research grows to 8k people in massive bet on artificial intelligence
Microsoft’s first mission statement envisioned a computer on every desk and in every home, but Bill Gates also had another goal: that computers would someday be able to see, hear, communicate and understand humans and their environment. … Read More
Microsoft has quietly opened a small office in Silverdale, Wash. … Read More
GeekWire’s Great Race: We pitted cars, bus, bike and skateboard at rush hour, with a surprising result
It’s easier than ever to go car-less in Seattle. … Read More
This might be what it felt like to witness the construction of the Space Needle back in 1962 — kind of futuristic and awe-inspiring. … Read More
Microsoft, Facebook and a subsidiary of Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica have completed the highest-capacity undersea cable to travel across the Atlantic, capable of carrying data under the ocean at speeds of 160 Terabits per second. … Read More