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 Oct. 21, 2018.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
At many offices around the country, employees engage in March Madness basketball pools, or annual Oscar picks. … Read More
Little girl tries repeatedly to get Alexa to play song, before mom launches cute ‘Baby Shark’ attack
One of these days, cute Alexa videos will probably jump the proverbial shark. … Read More
Sounds like the host of “Slow Cooker Sunday” might have a thing for Kansas City barbecue. … Read More
Reports of Amazon officials revisiting select regions in the running for the company’s second headquarters are trickling in, leaving some cities wondering if they’re still in the game. … Read More
More than a century ago, the company now known as UPS started as a simple courier service in Seattle. … Read More
Following a record year, Microsoft started its 2019 fiscal year off strong, cruising past Wall Street expectations. … Read More
Tableau Software today committed to donating $100 million in software, training and funding through its philanthropic arm over the next seven years to take on some of the world’s toughest challenges. … Read More
Led by ex-Amazon advertising leader, Gradient raises $3.5M to help brands optimize presence on Amazon
Bobby Figueroa knows what brands should do to optimize their presence on Amazon’s marketplace, perhaps better than almost anyone. … Read More
Software teams were stymied late Sunday and early Monday by a widespread GitHub outage that prevented developers from using the vital code repository for several hours. … Read More
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Cancer treatments have improved astronomically in the past few decades. … Read More