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. 27, 2015.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
In the wake of SpaceX’s successful rocket landing, some of the company’s most ardent fans are guessing at the shape of the biggest thing to come: the Mars Colonial Transporter. … Read More
The Northwest’s largest earthquake since 2004 shook up the region Tuesday evening as a magnitude 4.8 quake hit 11 miles northeast of Victoria, British Columbia. … Read More
President Barack Obama seems to like his smartwatch. … Read More
Doug Walker, who co-founded the Seattle software company WRQ in 1981 and later went on to become one of the city’s leading philanthropists, died in a hiking accident on Granite Mountain on New Year’s eve. … Read More
Uber prices neared 10 times the normal rate on New Years Eve and early this morning. … Read More
When Tableau Software CEO Christian Chabot told his board members that he wanted to work at the company’s satellite office in London for one year, most thought he was a little crazy. … Read More
Amazon said tonight that it added more than 3 million new Amazon Prime members globally in just one week at the height of the holiday shopping season this year. … Read More
While pyrotechnics may be imagined and installed by human beings, the design and execution of the Space Needle’s New Year’s fireworks extravaganza in Seattle spends most of its life inside a computer. … Read More
The fast-moving tech industry is driving a significant boom in cities like Seattle, San Francisco, Boston and Portland. … Read More
When Jeff Bezos welcomed SpaceX to the rocket landing “club” last week, it set off a round of twittering over whether Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture and fellow billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX were really in the same league. … Read More