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 June 3, 2018.
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Updated, June 8, 12:05 p.m. PT: More details from LimeBike have been added to the story below. … Read More
Set TV, the streaming service facing a lawsuit from Amazon, Netflix and pretty much the entire entertainment industry, is down. … Read More
Expedia Chief People Officer Nikki Krishnamurthy is leaving the travel giant, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
Post updated on Monday morning, after Microsoft announced its agreement to acquire GitHub. … Read More
Microsoft kicked off the second phase of its experimental underwater data center project Wednesday, submerging a shipping-container sized data center with 864 servers near the Orkney Islands in Scotland. … Read More
Life lessons from artificial intelligence: What Microsoft’s AI chief wants computer science grads to know about the future
Artificial intelligence has exploded, and perhaps no one knows it more than Harry Shum, the executive vice president in charge of Microsoft’s AI and Research Group, which has been at the center of a major technological shift inside the company. … Read More
AI-fueled marketing startup Amperity is bringing in a big name with its latest hire. … Read More
Tony Donohoe, Expedia Inc.’s chief technology officer, is leaving the Bellevue, Wash.-based online travel giant after seven years as one of its key engineering leaders, according to an internal email obtained by GeekWire. … Read More
Google says it will stop running state and local election ads in Washington state, citing new rules that require what amounts to real-time disclosure of detailed information about election ads in response to public records requests. … Read More
Microsoft has agreed to pay $7.5 billion in stock to acquire GitHub, giving the Redmond tech giant new inroads to more than 28 million software developers who use the popular software development platform and coding community. … Read More