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Today’s featured stories
- Trump says Bezos-owned Washington Post should register as a lobbyist for pushing Amazon agenda
- The problem with Trump’s claim about Amazon and the U.S. Postal Service
- Seattle considers raising rates for Uber and Lyft rides to boost driver compensation
- Blockbuster’s last stand: Inside one of the iconic video rental chain’s final U.S. stores
Also, congrats to TLDR viewer Dave Birinyi, who won a pair of Apple AirPods in our first TLDR giveaway.
His submission was chosen at random from the correct answers to last week’s trivia question: “A protest group in Seattle has frequently called on Starbucks to make their cups more sustainable. What’s the name of the group’s mascot?” We accepted two answers to this question: The mascot’s name is Grounds, but it’s also referred to as “The Cup Monster.” Be sure to subscribe to GeekWire on YouTube to be alerted to future giveaways.