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 July 24, 2016.
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It’s Harry Potter. Amazon’s “secret product” release at midnight on Sunday, which we first reported on last week, is the new Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. … Read More
Getty Images is being sued by photographer Carol M. … Read More
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both promising to bring good-paying jobs back to America, but analysts say neither of them has addressed one of the biggest challenges looming ahead: the impact of automation and the rise of artificial intelligence. … Read More
Three Romanian computer science students from the University Politehnica of Bucharest won the 2016 Microsoft Imagine Cup with a wearable device that tracks inner ear balance and spinal posture. … Read More
Amazon is redesigning employee badges, but not everybody is happy with the new look. … Read More
Amazon Web Services occupies the coveted upper-right corner of Gartner’s new “magic quadrant” report on worldwide public cloud storage services, which the research firm released yesterday. That placement denotes that, in Gartner’s view of the eight competitors ranked, AWS has both the most complete vision and the strongest ability to execute. … Read More
Well, hello, Dolly. The Seattle-based startup that connects people who have trucks to people who need to move something big has a new billboard in town that moved us enough to click. … Read More
Before there was Pokémon Go, gamers wanting to get a breath of fresh air and actually hunt for something outdoors may have turned to geocaching to fill that need. … Read More
Taste test: We pitted Amazon’s new private-label coffee against Starbucks, Folgers and Stumptown — and you won’t believe who won
Can the king of e-commerce become a titan of coffee? … Read More
Walgreens today announced that it will shut down drugstore.com, the Bellevue, Wash.-based distributor of drugs, vitamins, and beauty products that traces its roots to the early days of the e-commerce revolution. … Read More