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 Nov. 25, 2018.
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Microsoft won a nearly $480 million contract to provide the U.S. … Read More
With Firecracker, Amazon Web Services reinvents its serverless computing infrastructure and open-source reputation
LAS VEGAS — Early developer reaction to Amazon Web Services’ Firecracker project suggests the company has pulled off a big advancement in serverless computing while also launching an open-source project that could rehabilitate its reputation in that community. … Read More
Amazon Web Services introduces its own custom-designed Arm server processor, promises 45 percent lower costs for some workloads
LAS VEGAS — After years of waiting for someone to design an Arm server processor that could work at scale on the cloud, Amazon Web Services just went ahead and designed its own. … Read More
Next year will be a busy one for Microsoft’s Surface division, if a new book about the organization is any indication. … Read More
On Jan. 1, Washington state will begin implementing one of the most generous paid family and medical leave programs in the nation, allowing employees to take up to 16 weeks of paid time off to care for new children and deal with illnesses and injuries. … Read More
Today, Connor Pearcy is an average 7-year-old boy. … Read More
REDMOND, Wash. — NASA’s Mars InSight lander touched down on a heavenly Martian plain Monday, marking the first successful landing on the Red Planet in more than six years. … Read More
President Donald Trump’s immigration authorities are moving to enact broad changes to a visa that allows American companies to bring international workers to the country. … Read More
Amazon’s investment in the sports world continued at the company’s signature cloud technology conference this week, but not in the way you’d expect. … Read More
A flying car developed by Airbus, Audi and Italdesign took a high-profile test flight today at the Amsterdam Drone Week conference, but its size was low-profile. … Read More