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 Feb. 28, 2016.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
The Internet pornography site Pornhub was getting clicks on Wednesday for more than just the usual reasons, as a story revealing the site’s top search terms was trending on Facebook. … Read More
After coping with a wayward boat, unfavorable winds and propellant problems, SpaceX launched the SES-9 telecommunication satellite on its Falcon 9 rocket today, then tried unsuccessfully to land the rocket’s first stage on an oceangoing platform. … Read More
Bing may have been developed as a search engine, but Microsoft is increasingly using its power to predict the future. … Read More
Nordstrom laid off ten employees from its technology team last week. … Read More
Embed from Getty Images Most sports fans likely know how Stephen Curry is breaking new ground on the court, with the Golden State Warriors star playing basketball this season at an insanely high level and in a way no one has seen before. … Read More
The desire to get away from it all, even as weekend warriors, drives many of us to invest in the most suitable gear for our pursuits, whether it’s a tent that sleeps two or an RV for eight. … Read More
The rise of Nextdoor in Seattle: Neighborhood social network sparks community and controversy in modern-day boomtown
On a trip to Seattle a few months ago, a New Orleans photographer’s high-end camera was stolen, along with the 1,500 or so photographs it contained. … Read More
Microsoft M&A exec Bob Kelly: Here’s the ‘dirty secret’ about Silicon Valley, and why Seattle startups have an advantage
There’s been an endless stream of chatter about the differences between the tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Seattle, so much so that many have tired of the discussion. … Read More
Today’s final flight of the first Boeing 727 prototype jet ever produced was one of the shortest trips it’s made in its 53-year history: a 15-minute jaunt from a restoration hangar at Everett’s Paine Field to Seattle’s Boeing Field and the Museum of Flight. … Read More
Raj Singh is leading a different company in a different industry that’s tackling a different problem with a completely different solution — and these are all reasons for why he’s so excited about his next business challenge. … Read More