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. 28, 2018.
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Amazon officials are notoriously private, declining to give interviews or comments to the press without express consent from the Seattle e-commerce giant. … Read More
Walmart-owned Sam’s Club will soon open a cashier-free store concept that rivals Amazon Go. … Read More
Dungeons, dragons and diversity: How the world’s most influential RPG turned the tables on inclusion
Dwarven wizards. Dragon-born clerics. Orc wizards. … Read More
Vicis is adding another big name to its investor list as the company opens up sales of its high-tech football helmet to all youth football players. … Read More
With Amazon HQ2 pick imminent, past comments show Jeff Bezos repeatedly making the case for an urban campus
The grand reveal of the city where Amazon will build its second headquarters is expected any day, and some prognosticators are betting Northern Virginia will take home the massive economic development prize. … Read More
With the value of cloud computing firmly established, attention is turning to companies that can help businesses hedge their bets across multiple cloud providers. … Read More
Report: Microsoft picks new chip maker for AI co-processors on Azure, cutting Intel’s business in half
Xilinx is reportedly the beneficiary of a decision by Microsoft Azure’s infrastructure wizards to add another chip supplier to its ranks, as it looks to serve more customers interested in machine learning. … Read More
T-Mobile will carry the new OnePlus 6T, the first time a phone from the popular Chinese manufacturer has been offered by a U.S. … Read More
One of the first things GitHub did under its new owner over the past week was put the finishing touches on one of the most detailed outage reports you’ll ever see. … Read More
[Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Blair Hanley Frank, principal analyst at global technology research and advisory firm ISG.] IBM’s blockbuster acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion is a big deal for both Big Blue and the entire enterprise tech market. … Read More