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 July 15, 2018.
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A team of ex-Amazon employees, who honed their skills around recommendations on the tech giant’s personalization team, have set out on a new work adventure together with Wanderlust Society, a software company dedicated to making travel planning better. … Read More
Owning an Amazon delivery business: The risks, rewards and economic realities of the tech giant’s new program for entrepreneurs
Amazon has a new idea for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning and running a small business, but was daunted by the hurdles, or didn’t know where to start: Launch and run an independent company of your own to deliver its packages. … Read More
PREVIOUSLY: Microsoft caps off a historic fiscal year filled with firsts Microsoft finished off a record fiscal year by hitting all-time highs for both revenue and profit in its fourth quarter. … Read More
Last year’s acquisition of Whole Foods raised tensions between Amazon and the retail community to new heights, and Walmart, the retail giant of the 20th century, is now making it clear that the enemy of its enemy is its friend. … Read More
Big Fish Games has a new headquarters to go along with its new leader. … Read More
Amazon said it will open a fulfillment center in Spokane, Wash., the state’s second largest city. … Read More
Some of the world’s largest retailers staring down the juggernaut that is Amazon are turning to Microsoft to use its cloud services and productivity tools to compete, a trend that was on full display at the company’s annual Inspire partner conference in Las Vegas this week. … Read More
Columbus, Ohio and Seattle, Wash. have more in common than you might think. … Read More
BMW’s ReachNow challenges Uber and Lyft, brings car-sharing and new ride-hailing service together in one app
BMW-owned ReachNow is bringing its ride-hailing and car-sharing services into one app as it takes on Uber, Lyft, and traditional rental companies in the rapidly-changing transportation industry. … Read More
If you overcook the roast, it’s not the oven’s fault. … Read More