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 Dec. 30, 2018.
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I spend a lot of time talking to my parents about the shows they’re watching on TV or the films they’re seeing at the theater. … Read More
Talk about a screen shot. An official photo shared by the White House on Tuesday evening captured President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meeting with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders in the Situation Room of the White House. … Read More
Jeff Bezos is bringing in a familiar face to run the education arm of his new $2 billion philanthropic initiative. … Read More
Blake Nordstrom, one of the leaders of the Seattle-based Nordstrom retail chain, died on Wednesday in Seattle at the age of 58. … Read More
How many Seattle startups will go public in 2019? What will happen to Amazon’s stock price over the next 12 months? … Read More
We’ve seen his lucky cowboy boots kicked up against the side of a Blue Origin crew capsule, and now Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has actually hopped aboard another mode of transportation to show off his Western chops. … Read More
LAUREL, Md. — NASA’s New Horizons science team today received confirmation that its spacecraft survived a New Year’s encounter with an icy world 4 billion miles away known as Ultima Thule — and it’s carrying a priceless load of data. … Read More
LAUREL, Md. — After you’ve participated in NASA’s New Horizons mission to the edge of the solar system, and written a rock anthem for the mission as well, what is there left to do? … Read More
Ex-Microsoft managers launch Opportunity Zone fund, courting tech investors for real estate projects in low-income neighborhoods
Many Seattle tech workers are suddenly considering real estate investments, thanks to a new federal tax incentive. SmartCap Group says it’s ready with an opportunity for them. … Read More
GeekWire wishes everyone a Happy New Year! … Read More