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 May 26, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Over the last few weeks and months, Oracle has laid off hundreds of employees at the Seattle office once viewed as the future of its cloud computing strategy, according to a report. … Read More
People in the Portland metro area with smartphones may not realize it, but they have digital clones. … Read More
Bill Gates made a name for himself with software. … Read More
That’s one giant heap of Lego bricks: To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Lego Group is unveiling a 1,087-piece building set that recreates the mission’s Eagle lunar module. … Read More
MacKenzie Bezos promises to give away half her fortune, highlighting Jeff Bezos’ absence from ‘Giving Pledge’
One of the richest women in the world will give the majority of her fortune away to charity. … Read More
In about a week, Microsoft will begin accepting applications for its pioneering $500 million affordable housing fund. … Read More
Amazon is ending its contract with embattled security contractor Security Industry Specialists (SIS) in favor of two union-backed firms. … Read More
Are we living in a simulation? Is there an afterlife? … Read More
Adaptive Biotechnologies, a high-flying startup that makes technology to read the human immune system, has officially filed to go public and seeks to raise $230 million from investors. … Read More
WaveDivision Capital, an investment company operated by the founder of Wave Broadband and several former executives, has teamed up with Searchlight Capital Partners to acquire the Northwest operations of internet and TV provider Frontier Communications for $1.35 billion. … Read More