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 22, 2018.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Immigration authorities are cracking down on requirements and conditions for H-1B visas, which many employers in the tech industry use to hire skilled talent from other countries. … Read More
The Nintendo Switch is already one of the most successful gaming consoles of all time, and today we got to see the incredible impact it’s had on the company’s bottom line. … Read More
If getting away from your laptop or smartphone any other internet-connected device is your last hope for getting lost in the quiet of your own thoughts, a kid at MIT appears poised to mess with that. … Read More
Microsoft plans to buy a 725,000-square-foot office complex that is surrounded by the tech giant’s massive headquarters campus, according to a report from Puget Sound Business Journal. Microsoft has been rumored as a potential buyer for the Daytona Laguna complex, which was put up for sale earlier this year. … Read More
A tropical island-themed tiki bar. A colorful pop art paradise. … Read More
With the sun shining and blue skies above Seattle this week, there’s no better time to venture to the top of the Space Needle to take in clear views through the remodeled icon’s glass top house. … Read More
Seattle has held the title of the nation’s hottest housing market for 18 months and counting, as continued population growth powered by the region’s tech boom and few available homes keep prices soaring. … Read More
Study estimates traveling with Uber and Lyft will be cheaper than owning a car in some cities by 2027
The cost of owning a car could be more than traveling exclusively with rideshare services in Seattle and Denver by 2027, according to a new study by QuoteWizard. … Read More
It’s been 19 months since the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko ended, but the probe’s pictures stirred up a fresh flurry of excitement this week. … Read More
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos says his Blue Origin space venture is targeting the next test flight of its New Shepard suborbital spaceship for Sunday morning. … Read More