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podcastnewThis week on the GeekWire radio show: An assessment of Amazon Prime Day, a big milestone for asteroid mining, tech moguls Steve Ballmer and Mark Cuban make nice over an NBA deal gone bad, and the Seattle tech community starts to influence local politics.

Plus, an App of the Week that will help keep track of your favorite meals.

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Show Notes: Related Headlines and Links

Amazon Prime Day by the numbers: 51,000 headphones, 47,000 TVs, 24,000 pressure cookers

The number of U.S. Prime members eligible for Amazon’s huge sale tomorrow: 44 million

Asteroid-mining milestone: Planetary Resources deploys first spacecraft into orbit

Mark Cuban had a ‘nice conversation’ with Steve Ballmer after free agency fiasco

Why golf superstar Jordan Spieth used a simulator to prepare for the British Open

Seattle tech leaders tackle voter apathy, offer council endorsements for politicians who don’t ‘punish’ tech sector

Who is going to lead Seattle? City seems absolutely stumped as growing pains take toll

App of the Week: Evernote Food

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