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Amazon's Jeff Wilke at Seattle University this week.
Amazon’s Jeff Wilke at Seattle University this week.

We’re back with a new episode of the GeekWire radio show, with highlights from a busy week in the world of technology.

First, we get a peek into Amazon’s inner circle, discussing a rare public appearance by high-ranking Amazon executive Jeff Wilke, the head of the company’s consumer business. Could he be the successor to Jeff Bezos? GeekWire’s John Cook, who covered Wilke’s talk, weighs in on that question.

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From there, we pedal into the world of cycling technology, discussing Artefact’s prototype BrakePack and the quirks of cycling and driving in Seattle.

It was another busy week for new engineering centers in the Seattle area, this time Sonos and Sears.

Other topics include Microsoft’s plan to automatically install Candy Crush Saga on Windows 10, and first impressions of the new biography of Elon Musk.

App of the Week: The novel and addicting game Lifeline for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.

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