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. 28, 2018.
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Geographically speaking, the Pacific Northwest is one of the best places in America to see tonight’s super-hyped total lunar eclipse. … Read More
Amazon releases full Super Bowl ad, with celebrity cameos and a mysterious Alexa headset — but company says it’s just a prop
After offering a teaser last week, Amazon released its full Super Bowl ad this morning in advance of this weekend’s big game, featuring celebrities Cardi B, Gordon Ramsey, Rebel Wilson, and Sir Anthony Hopkins playing the role of Amazon Alexa, under the premise that she lost her voice. … Read More
Amazon has been issued a pair of patents for a wristband system that monitors whether warehouse workers are putting their hands in the right places. … Read More
An apparent close call between a drone and a passenger airliner over Las Vegas is the subject of an investigation — and a dramatic video that’s being shared online. … Read More
Here’s some Friday internet advice for you: Skip the memo, and go with the mop. … Read More
After hearing from Washington’s governor, Seattle’s mayor and others, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos turned to a voice he truly recognizes on Monday for help in opening the Spheres, the plant-filled glass and steel domes in the heart of the tech-giant’s downtown Seattle campus. … Read More
When Amazon narrowed the list of contenders for its second headquarters down to 20 earlier this month, some LGBT activists were surprised to find 11 cities in states without comprehensive protections against sexual identity-based discrimination that made the cut. … Read More
Three of the world’s most influential business leaders — Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon — are bringing their companies together in a quest for a better approach to healthcare. … Read More
Microsoft is out with a series of new features for its chat and productivity program Teams, all with a common goal of making it easier to get more done without leaving the app. … Read More
Along the muddy Monongahela River in Pittsburgh sits a massive stretch of undeveloped land fertile with possibility. … Read More