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. 4, 2016.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon this morning unveiled its first convenience store, a high-tech retail location called “Amazon Go,” currently in a private beta testing in Seattle and scheduled to open to the public early next year. … Read More
To say Bill Gates is a voracious reader is an understatement. … Read More
American flags around the world will be flying at half-staff for the next few days in memory of John Glenn, the pioneering astronaut and long-serving senator who died Thursday at the age of 95. … Read More
Only an out-of-this-world coincidence could produce such earthly results. … Read More
Amazon just unveiled details of a new brick-and-mortar convenience store that will let shoppers pick up items off the shelves and leave without standing in line to pay. … Read More
Microsoft’s deal to buy professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion has officially closed. … Read More
If you’re looking for a holiday read or you want to gift a great book to a loved one, consider a crowd-sourced recommendation. … Read More
Costco apparently kicked around something like the technology behind Amazon Go, the new automated convenience store concept from Amazon that everyone’s talking about, 20 years ago. … Read More
T-Mobile this morning unveiled Digits, a new technology that lets customers use the same phone number across a variety of internet-connected devices as well as add multiple numbers to one phone. … Read More
‘It’s fun!’ Microsoft vet Bob Muglia speaks out on competing with Amazon, his first CEO post, and his stint in Redmond
It takes a certain amount of courage to compete with public-cloud giant Amazon Web Services — especially when your own product runs exclusively on AWS. … Read More