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. 25, 2018.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Ring, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based maker of video cameras, doorbells and other smart home technologies, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
Washington passed its own net neutrality protections Tuesday, the first state to do so in a direct rebuke to the other Washington. … Read More
Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka “Mr. … Read More
Widespread outage at Amazon Web Services’ U.S. East region takes down Alexa, Atlassian developer tools
Problems with Amazon Web Services’ Direct Connect service took down several customers Friday morning using the cloud leader’s creaky U.S. … Read More
Update, Monday, 6:30 p.m. PT: This story has been updated throughout with comments from a Rover representative. … Read More
Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, says it put its super-duper-sized carrier plane through a fresh round of revved-up taxi tests last weekend at California’s Mojave Air and Space Port. … Read More
Ashwin Ram, the head of Amazon’s Alexa AI research and development team, has jumped ship to lead AI development at Google Cloud. … Read More
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella trotted out many of his usual lines during an interview this morning, but, unprompted, also chose to address an area he usually doesn’t talk about: silicon. … Read More
Web companies are starting to get pretty good at deflecting denial of service attacks, and Github and Akamai largely fended off the biggest attack ever recorded by security engineers this week thanks to some quick action and forethought. … Read More
Every day, doctors and nurses across the country do a complicated dance around patient care. … Read More