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 April 30, 2017.
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In an upcoming TV documentary, British physicist Stephen Hawking revives his prediction that humanity will have to spread out a new home in space within 100 years in order to ensure the species’ survival. … Read More
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos appeared this week at the Internet Association‘s annual gala in Washington, D.C., taking part in a wide-ranging discussion about the online economy, media coverage of Amazon, the company’s business principles, and even going off topic a bit to discuss his Blue Origin space venture. … Read More
Virgin Galactic passed another essential milestone today in the flight test program for VSS Unity, its upgraded SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, by bending its wings into a “feathered” position for the first time in the air. … Read More
The Pacific Northwest technology community was buzzing inside the Museum of Pop Culture on Thursday night as nearly 1,000 people helped celebrate the region’s top tech companies and entrepreneurs at the eighth annual GeekWire Awards in Seattle. … Read More
Back in 2012, I was one of those early AT&T customers who was grandfathered into an unlimited data plan, determined not to give it up — until I realized just how much it was costing me every month, unnecessarily. … Read More
Bill Gates recounts epic tennis match with Roger Federer, says he checked an item off his bucket list
Bill Gates admits that he’s normally pretty composed in front of a large group of people, but playing tennis in front of 16,000 did trigger some nerves in the Microsoft co-founder. … Read More
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Amazon often gets credit — or in some cases ire — for transforming large swaths of downtown Seattle into a unique urban campus for the online retail giant. … Read More
Microsoft just unveiled a new addition to its Surface lineup this week, with the announcement of its Surface Laptop, but it looks like there’s more hardware in the hopper. … Read More
On a beautiful, sunny day in Seattle, there’s no better time to be out working in the garden. … Read More