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. 1, 2019.
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The tent cities that spring up in the shadows of some of the world’s wealthiest tech companies landed on “60 Minutes” on Sunday night after CBS News anchor Anderson Cooper traveled to Seattle to report on its homelessness crisis. … Read More
Amazon’s executive suite, nicknamed the “S-team,” is adding six new members as the company doubles down on emerging fields such as advertising and fashion. … Read More
LAS VEGAS — Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy put the company’s neighboring tech giant directly in his sights here Tuesday morning, criticizing Microsoft’s licensing practices and making it clear that Amazon is going directly after the Redmond company’s core business. … Read More
LAS VEGAS — Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy says he believes there was “significant political interference” in the U.S. … Read More
Kids on FIRST LEGO League robotics team take an idea for safer streets all the way to city officials
Each year, participants in the FIRST LEGO League robotics competition are presented with a challenge which they must take on as a team using their skills in science, technology, engineering and math. … Read More
Amazon Web Services will be able to tout some of the biggest numbers in the booming cloud industry at its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week. … Read More
Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the physician and scientist who led the world’s largest philanthropy as CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for more than five years, announced Thursday morning that she will leave the role early next year. … Read More
Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill have resigned abruptly from the Seattle-based online travel giant, and chairman Barry Diller is stepping in to run the company, citing a strategy disagreement between the top executives and the board over efforts to unify the company’s operations. … Read More
Microsoft shareholders roundly defeated a proposal to put a rank-and-file employee on the company’s board of directors. … Read More
As CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Dr. … Read More