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 Jan. 29, 2017.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Tension is mounting between the two Washingtons. … Read More
Online travel industry giant Expedia Inc. … Read More
Amazon added more than 110,000 employees during the past year, topping 341,000 people as of the end of 2016 thanks largely to a significant increase in the Seattle-based tech giant’s network of fulfillment centers around the world. … Read More
Days after several technology leaders slammed President Trump’s ban on immigration of refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, a report surfaced Monday suggesting the tech industry might be targeted in Trump’s next executive order. … Read More
At Seattle hearing, federal judge issues restraining order to halt Trump’s immigration ban nationwide
A federal judge in Seattle granted Washington state’s request for a temporary restraining order to immediately halt implementation and enforcement of President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban — a move with huge implications for the tech industry and the nation. … Read More
Three student teams got through the engineering gauntlet and sent their Hyperloop pods through a mile-long tube to test a new mode of transportation today. … Read More
Washington state secured a temporary restraining order on Friday that immediately halted implementation of President Trump’s executive immigration order nationwide — and Amazon, Expedia, and Microsoft “certainly helped the case,” according to Attorney General Bob Ferguson. … Read More
Most football fans will be watching the Super Bowl on TV with a traditional cable feed when the Patriots take on the Falcons at 3:30 p.m. … Read More
Convoy is putting a little more gas in the tank. … Read More
Tens of thousands of tech workers could be affected by Donald Trump’s next executive order. … Read More