It was an unusually busy month of July on the technology beat in Seattle. And here’s my theory why: The weather sucked. With clouds and cold temperatures, Seattle geeks spent a good chunk of the month indoors coding, raising money and just getting stuff done.
The month was highlighted by the initial public offering of Zillow — the first IPO from a Washington technology company in 13 months — and the whopping sale of PopCap Games to Electronic Arts for as much as $1.3 billion.
Unfortunately, amid all of the excitement in the technology industry, there was some tragic news too. Google engineer Steve Lacey — a well known member of the Seattle tech community — was killed in a car crash earlier this week. (Todd and I both knew Steve, and our thoughts are with his family).
As our two weeks of summer finally arrives in Seattle, here’s a look back at the most popular stories for the month of July. Thanks again to everyone for your support of GeekWire.
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