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 Sept. 15, 2019.
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Most popular stories on GeekWire
From the outside, it would make total sense for New York-based real estate brokerage and tech company Compass to put its new West Coast engineering hub in Seattle, vs. … Read More
IBM filed a lawsuit against Zillow this week, accusing the real estate giant of piggybacking off its patented technology to build key parts of its home value estimation and search features. … Read More
Microsoft is putting some of its piles of cash to work, authorizing a plan to re-purchase up to $40 billion in shares in one of the biggest stock buybacks in the company’s history. … Read More
Shariq Siddiqui and Umer Sadiq thought Amazon Go was amazing. … Read More
Amazon is hosting a ‘Career Day’ on Tuesday across six cities — Seattle, Arlington, Boston, Chicago, Dallas and Nashville — in a bid to fill more than 30,000 job openings. … Read More
Car-sharing is stalling in Seattle. Lime is shuttering LimePod, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday, marking the second closure of a free-floating car-sharing service in Seattle in two months. … Read More
In his relentless pursuit to try to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems around sanitation, disease eradication and climate change, Bill Gates is practically robotic in his quest for information and in his inability to give up. … Read More
It’s been a rough month for ride-hailing companies, and Seattle is about to put another bump in the road. … Read More
Peruse through the social media feed and website of the Free & Fair Markets Initiative, and it’s clear that the “nonprofit watchdog” has Amazon in its crosshairs. … Read More
Unearth Technologies is front-and-center on the map of the Seattle startup scene. … Read More