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 July 28, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
Seattle-based engineer Paige Thompson was arrested Monday for allegedly hacking into Capital One’s databases and gaining access to approximately 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers. … Read More
Mac vs. PC is alive. The geeky advertising rivalry between Microsoft and Apple reignited Wednesday after Microsoft put out a new ad that uses a guy named Mackenzie Book — a.k.a. … Read More
GoDaddy hires former Expedia president Aman Bhutani as new CEO; Scott Wagner steps down due to health reasons
Former Expedia executive Aman Bhutani is the new leader of website hosting giant GoDaddy, taking over from CEO Scott Wagner, who is stepping down for health reasons. … Read More
Salesforce has wrapped up its $15.7 billion acquisition of Seattle’s Tableau Software, creating a powerful force in the lucrative enterprise software world. … Read More
Amazon’s pioneering cloud business gave the company an early lead in an emerging and lucrative industry but competition is heating up between Amazon Web Services and newer entrants, like Microsoft and Google, particularly when it comes to talent. … Read More
It’s a huge day for Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform. … Read More
Microsoft marked a major shift in its business with a subtle but significant change in the way it describes one of its most important goals. … Read More
Zulily lays off employees as part of restructuring; CEO says business is at ‘critical inflection point’
Online retailer Zulily has let go of an undisclosed number of employees as part of broader structural changes within the company, GeekWire has learned. … Read More
It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft was spending billions of dollars to write off the major acquisition of Nokia, and retreat from the smartphone business. … Read More
The sights and sounds of the Blue Angels flying their aerobatic fighter jets through August skies are a Seattle tradition – but this weekend, there are a few new twists. … Read More