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 Sept. 11, 2016.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon’s new ‘Audible Channels’ Prime benefit is great — but it’s not available on Amazon tablets (Update: They’re working on it)
[Update, Saturday afternoon: After this story was published, an Amazon spokesperson contacted GeekWire to add to the company’s previous statement: “We are planning to bring this feature to Fire tablets in the coming months,” the company now says.] As someone who loves listening to audiobooks and podcasts, I was excited to try out Amazon’s newest Prime benefit, courtesy of its Audible subsidiary. … Read More
Bellevue, Wash.-based project management software company Smartsheet has brought in Jenny Ceran, a veteran of Silicon Valley heavyweights like eBay, Cisco and Box to be its first ever chief financial officer. … Read More
The team designing Google’s Seattle campus has released a new batch of images that show how the tech giant will drive the next evolution of the South Lake Union neighborhood, right in Amazon’s backyard. … Read More
A few years ago, most of the cloud-computing headlines were about price cuts, as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services battled to be low-price leaders. … Read More
The cybersecurity expert who hired Edward Snowden for his last job is laying out his lessons learned – but admits it would have been hard to stop the man who spilled some of the National Security Agency’s most closely held secrets. … Read More
Wandering aimlessly around the supermarket appears to be a thing of the past. … Read More
Microsoft has chosen the 10 machine learning and data science companies that will make up the fourth class of its Seattle Accelerator. … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — I couldn’t figure out whether to chuckle or cringe after walking away from Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt this week. … Read More
A pair of Wall Street analysts are high on Amazon, and they project the company’s stock may soon exceed $1,000 per share. Friday morning, Amazon’s stock hovered around $779 per share. … Read More
Chris Creighton knows he doesn’t look homeless. … Read More