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 Feb. 24, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
New York’s chief number cruncher is calling out critics of Amazon’s defunct plans to build a headquarters in Queens for derailing “the single greatest economic development opportunity” in decades. … Read More
Updated with Amazon’s confirmation below. … Read More
Editor’s note: This story and headline were updated to reflect the WARN notice. … Read More
Thousands of would-be home buyers looking for a mortgage will soon have a new option: Zillow Group. … Read More
It’s harder to get an H-1B visa than it used to be — and the spouses of those who do get approvals could soon lose permission to work in the U.S. … Read More
Boeing is unveiling a new type of uncrewed aircraft that’s designed to fly military missions alongside piloted airplanes, known as the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. … Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board says it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the muddy Texas bay where an Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo jet crashed last weekend. … Read More
Univ. of Washington opens new computer science building, doubling capacity to train future tech workers
When Ed Lazowska arrived at the University of Washington four decades ago, there were just 12 computer science faculty members. … Read More
One of the biggest obstacles to the growth of cloud computing is inertia, as companies that spent tens of millions of dollars on infrastructure technology years ago try to wring all they can out of those investments. … Read More
REDMOND, Wash. — Quantum computing may still be in its infancy — but the Microsoft Quantum Network is all grown up, fostered by in-house developers, research affiliates and future stars of the startup world. … Read More