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 Feb. 11, 2018.
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Ciara joins Russell Wilson with her own channel on fan app TraceMe — and a first look at their little girl
In the comments and chats on Russell Wilson’s superfan app TraceMe, whatever is happening or has happened on the football field for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback sometimes takes a back seat to more pressing concerns: When do we get to see pictures of Sienna? … Read More
The first test satellites for SpaceX’s global internet constellation are being prepped for launch — three years after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the project in Seattle. … Read More
Fast-growing Amazon is cutting hundreds of staffers as the Seattle-based company makes adjustments in its core consumer retail business. … Read More
Charles Hadrann misses old Seattle. As a guy who was born and raised in the city, he’s certainly not alone in lamenting the change that has taken place in his hometown, especially the rapid growth of the past five to 10 years. … Read More
UPDATED below with Microsoft comment and McIntyre declaration. … Read More
Seattle Children’s receives $60M donation to fund care for sick children, second largest in its history
Seattle Children’s, the largest children’s hospital and pediatric research center in Washington state, says it has received the second largest donation in its history from the late Seattle businessman Bruce Leven, who passed away in September. … Read More
Expedia Inc. has cut about 30 jobs from its technology infrastructure and operations teams, most of them at the online travel giant’s corporate headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., GeekWire has learned. … Read More
PITTSBURGH — Deep within Amazon’s request for proposals for its second North American headquarters, in a section about logistics, is this sentence: “Travel time to an international airport with daily direct flights to Seattle, New York, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Washington, D.C. … Read More
John Legere moved on up and now he’s moving on out. … Read More
IBM’s decision to sue a longtime human resources executive for taking a new job at Microsoft is raising questions among lawyers who specialize in employment agreements and non-compete clauses. … Read More