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 Oct. 13, 2019.
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An impressive lineup of musicians will be assembling in the desert in December for a two-day festival, but it’s not some sort of extension of Coachella — it’s Amazon. … Read More
State of streaming: Twitch’s new growth category; the Ninja effect on Mixer; ‘Fortnite’ viewership down
Amazon-owned Twitch still dominates the streaming space; Ninja’s move to Mixer hasn’t helped Microsoft with user growth; Fortnite viewership is dropping; and a non-gaming related category is gaining popularity. … Read More
Report: Amazon’s rapid expansion in Bellevue could reach 4.8M square feet and power ‘spectacular’ growth for Seattle suburb
Amazon spent most of the last decade gobbling up every available piece of real estate in Seattle, helping power a building boom in the city. … Read More
Hold on, didn’t Salesforce complete its $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau Software? … Read More
Almost as swiftly as the records are falling, scrutiny is catching up to the elite marathoners and the Nike shoes they’re wearing. … Read More
Amazon has compiled a run of record profits over the last few years. … Read More
[Editor’s note: This guest post was co-written by Oren Etzioni and Jacob Colker of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) in Seattle.] We’ve reached a tipping point for our startup ecosystem. … Read More
The WeWork fallout is now affecting Seattle, where the troubled company has canceled plans for its WeLive co-living residential project at a 36-story building in the Belltown neighborhood. … Read More
Amazon is dramatically increasing its financial commitment to reshape politics in its hometown, in a move that signals a big shift for the tech giant. … Read More
Andrew Yang, the data-driven candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, delivered a real zinger of a line at Microsoft’s expense during Tuesday night’s debate. … Read More