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. 20, 2015.
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Jan. 1, 2016, is marked on many calendars — and weighing on many minds — at Microsoft these days. … Read More
Windows Weekly, with Microsoft watchers Paul Thurrott, Mary Jo Foley and TWiT founder Leo Laporte, features a wide-ranging interview this week with Chris Capossela, Microsoft’s chief marketing officer, a member of the company’s senior leadership team — and a regular Windows Weekly listener (on his dog walks). … Read More
After a 27-year gap, the U.S. Department of Energy has resumed producing plutonium-238, the radioactive fuel that powers NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars and the New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond. … Read More
SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time in six months today, and then brought the first-stage booster back down for a first-ever Florida landing. … Read More
History was made earlier this week when Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket, and then successfully returned it to its Florida landing pad. … Read More
2015 was the year of the wearables, drones, 3D printing, virtual reality and more — but amid all this innovation, how do you distinguish fad from future staple? To put the question another way: What was the most important technology of 2015? … Read More
Every so often, folks ask me what’s going on with Seattle startups. … Read More
CenturyLink has been aggressively rolling out gigabit internet service in Seattle neighborhoods over the past year. … Read More
Cord cutting is the new mortgage burning: 1 in 5 young adults have broken up with cable or satellite
If you make money charging people for TV access, here’s the latest set of scary numbers. … Read More
A new space at the Seattle Center for KEXP means more live shows for the community, but the expanded digs also include a huge upgrade in technology for the independent station. … Read More