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 Dec. 6, 2015.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
This startup will pay for your dream wedding — but only if you’re willing to bet you won’t get divorced
A new Seattle startup says it’s about to offer a way for couples to gamble on whether or not they really found everlasting love. … Read More
Jeff Bezos is still new to Twitter, but he’s figuring out the snarky social media stuff pretty quickly. … Read More
Airbnb has dethroned Google atop Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” list for 2016. … Read More
Update: NFL says server power issue, not tablet glitch, caused Microsoft Surface outage on Monday Night Football
Post updated on Dec. 8 to reflect new details on the cause of problem. … Read More
Haiku Deck CEO Adam Tratt was the victim of a frightening carjacking on Sunday afternoon, one which resulted in the pistol-wielding perpetrator later being shot by Seattle police officers in the Ravenna neighborhood. … Read More
Dan Price, the Gravity Payments CEO who won international attention for his promise to raise employee salaries to a $70,000 minimum, has been facing new questions about inconsistencies in his story, and here’s a new one: Price hasn’t actually taken out any mortgages on his two homes in Seattle, property records show — contrary to what he told Inc. … Read More
We should all know by now that Bill Gates is an avid reader with taste that tends to lean toward nonfiction books about advances in research and solving some of the world’s biggest problems. … Read More
Microsoft’s Panos Panay is known as the executive responsible for the company’s Surface lineup, which has expanded this year with the introduction of the Surface Book laptop. … Read More
Uber is piloting a new carpooling service in Seattle beginning on Thursday. … Read More
“Jetliners are basically flying homes.” This video from Great Big Story introduces us to Portland aeronautics enthusiast Bruce Campbell. … Read More