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 10, 2018.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
It’s not the type of fish you see flying over the display case at Pike Place Market in Seattle. … Read More
As a veteran tech entrepreneur and co-founder of companies like Onyx Software and Smartsheet, Brent Frei has conducted more than 4,000 interviews. … Read More
As an artist working with LEGO bricks, Iain Heath has created pieces that capture iconic figures of popular culture and slices of movie and TV history. … Read More
Amazon cancels huge summer picnic and post-holiday party as Seattle employee count swells, plans new post-Prime Day concert
No more post-holiday party or summer picnic for Amazon’s 45,000 employees in Seattle. … Read More
News Brief: Streaming giant Netflix went down on Monday afternoon across the globe. … Read More
Microsoft Azure Executive Vice President Jason Zander has worked for many different companies, despite the fact that he’s worked at Microsoft his entire career. … Read More
Backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, Breakthrough Energy Ventures places first bets on power storage
Eighteen months after its founding, the $1 billion Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund’s first investments have been revealed, and they both have to do with energy storage systems. … Read More
Tableau Software has acquired Empirical Systems, an eight-person artificial intelligence startup based in Cambridge, Mass., planning to integrate Empirical’s technology into the Tableau platform and establish a new R&D center in Cambridge as a result of the deal. … Read More
Seattle’s new per-employee tax on large businesses to fund affordable housing is officially dead, bringing an end to one of the most polarizing debates in city history. … Read More
Jeremy Wacksman, a nine-year veteran of Zillow Group, has been appointed president of the company’s flagship Zillow brand, it was announced on Monday. … Read More