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 June 14, 2020.
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Troubled by news reports about events allegedly taking place in an area of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood in recent days, Paolo Tosolini left his 凯发官网登录手机版home in Bellevue, Wash., on Sunday and ventured across Lake Washington to “seek the truth.” He entered the area now called “Capitol Hill Organized Protest,” or “CHOP,” equipped with 360-degree photography equipment to capture the scene and provide his own report through images for those who can’t make it in person. … Read More
Update, 9:20 p.m. PT: T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert issued an update Monday evening. … Read More
Two of the world’s wealthiest women are teaming up to roll out a $30 million initiative that will provide grants to organizations with “transformational” ideas for improving gender equality. … Read More
The cloud rivalry between Amazon and Microsoft continues to heat up. … Read More
The latest projections for the course of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. … Read More
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine signaled today that astronauts would soon be cleared to take suborbital spaceflights aboard the commercial rocket ships being tested by Virgin Galactic and by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture. … Read More
T-Mobile apologized to customers and revealed the root cause of its major outage on Monday that affected voice and text service for customers across the U.S. … Read More
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is encouraging employees to cancel meetings and “take some time to reflect, learn and support each other” on Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. … Read More
Amazon warehouse workers in Chicago expressed outrage at a flyer advertising a chicken and waffles event to commemorate Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S. … Read More
The Seattle City Council introduced a new proposal Tuesday to tax the largest companies in the city, the latest in a series of attempts to capture some of the wealth generated by Amazon, Expedia, and other big businesses to address critical challenges. … Read More