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. 22, 2019.
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is talking up his Starship Mk1 prototype super-rocket in Texas, less than a week in advance of an eagerly awaited update on his plans for Starship trips to the moon, Mars and beyond. … Read More
Chill out! Report on friendliest cities could warm the hearts of those who believe in the ‘Seattle Freeze’
Greetings, new Seattle-area tech worker. Good news! … Read More
Tech company Qualtrics, which two years ago designated Seattle as its co-headquarters, doubled down Wednesday with the announcement of a huge new lease in a striking skyscraper under construction in the city. … Read More
Editor’s note: Read on for our real-time updates from Amazon’s event. … Read More
Jamie Dimon, the JPMorgan Chase CEO and chairman, will visit Seattle on Wednesday, which happens to be a key date in the financial services giant’s history with the city. … Read More
I was never a big fan of Mario Kart on consoles, or racing games in general, so I was surprised by how much I initially liked Mario Kart Tour. … Read More
Microsoft announced the first loan it will grant as part of its $500 million affordable housing initiative Thursday, seven months after launching the program. … Read More
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is on the top of the funding list for a newly announced round of “Tipping Point” funding from NASA for technologies that could be applied to exploration and settlement of the moon and Mars. … Read More
The modernization of Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash., campus might appear to be in the earliest stages when viewed from the ground. … Read More
Software engineers are powerful players in the technology industry. … Read More